Skip to content

The purpose of the Planning Department 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.

Planning Enquiries

Viewing a Planning Application

Current and past planning applications may be viewed here.

If you wish to request an appointment to inspect a current application which you are unable to view or find on the search facility, please telephone 051-849562 from 9:30-1:00 or 2:30-4:00.

Further Information

Information on making a submission/commenting/observation on a planning application, and that process, can also be found in this section.

Viewing a Planning Application

Planning Permission

To apply for Planning Permission, users should first register and apply via the ePlanning Portal.

Alternatively, you may use the standard Planning Application form and return it to our offices.

Standard Planning Application form

Further information on the types of Planning Permission, exempted development, the Planning Permission process, appealing a decision etc. can be found in this section.

Planning Enforcement

Planning Enforcement refers to the process of ensuring that developments and land uses comply with planning permission and other regulations. It also involves taking corrective actions against unauthorised or non-compliant developments.

This team deals with vacant properties, derelict sites, dangerous structures and planning enforcement procedures.  For more information on each of these, see below.

Planning Enforcement section

Leaflet 6 in the Office of the Planning Regulator’s series also deals with Planning Enforcement (downloadable below).

Contact Details

Planning Department (Waterford)
Planning Department, 1st Floor, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford, X91 PK15.
Latitude: 52.25943514899872 ,
Longitude: -7.106970001991272
Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
Bolton Street Car Park