The purpose of the Planning Section is to provide for the proper planning and sustainable development of the county, to promote and facilitate the development of sustainable communities and enterprise, and to ensure the protection of the natural and built heritage and amenity of the county.
Development Plans – Extension of Lifetime
On 1st June 2014 Waterford City & County Council was established following the amalgamation of Waterford City Council and Waterford County Council. The three existing development plans within the amalgamated Council area, Waterford City Development Plan 2013 – 2019, Waterford County Development Plan 2011 – 2017, & the Dungarvan Town Development Plan 2012 – 2018, will have their lifetime extended, as per Section 11A of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) and will remain in effect until the new Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy is made by the Southern Regional Assembly, and thereafter a new City and County Development Plan will be prepared. Please see the Forward Planning section of this website for further information.
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