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Planning and Development Act 2000 (Exempted Development) (No.3) Regulations

09 November 2022


  • Planning and Development Regulations 2001

Comes into force: 7th October 2022

Jurisdiction: Republic of Ireland

These exempt solar panels and/ or solar thermal collector installations that are classed in Class 60 and Class 61 from the requirement to obtain planning permission. These exemptions are given under certain conditions.

Class 61 includes:

  • an educational building;

  • a health centre or hospital;

  • a recreational or sports facility;

  • a place of worship;

  • a community facility or centre;

  • a library; and

  • sites that supply gas, electricity, telecommunication services, water supplies or wastewater services.

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