Planning - Skibbereen Town Council

By: Skibbereen Town Council  05/12/2011

Planning - Skibbereen Town Council

Skibbereen Town Council is responsible for the orderly and sustainable development of Skibbereen Town.

It achieves this through five main functions:

  • Preparation, monitoring and implementation of development plans.
  • Control of development.
  • Enforcement of planning control.
  • Protection of our heritage.
  • Promotion of best practice.

Details of planning permission guidelines, and how to make a planning application, as well as a wide variety of planning information, are available from the Planning Department's office in leaflet form. They are also available on the web site of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. 

The Planning section of this web site offers a wide range of information on planning, urban and rural development, and more.

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