Planning and Development Act 2000

F1224[Provision supplementing section 287


288. (1) A prospective applicant shall, for the purpose of consulting with the Board in accordance with section 287

(a) provide the Board with such information as the Board may require for the purpose of enabling the Board to assess the proposed development concerned, and

(b) in the case of proposed development of a class to which Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Regulations of 2001 applies, provide the Board with such information (where not already provided) in relation to the proposed development as is specified in Schedule 7A to those Regulations.

(2) The performance by the Board of functions under section 287 shall not

(a) prejudice the performance by it of any of its other functions in relation to the prospective applicant, proposed application or proposed development concerned, or

(b) be relied on by any person

(i) in relation to an application or request under this Chapter,

(ii) in relation to

(I) the consideration by the Board of such application or request, or

(II) the making of a decision under this Chapter in respect of such application or request,


(iii) in proceedings before a court relating to, or in connection with, such application, request, consideration or decision.

(3) The Board shall keep a record in writing of every consultation conducted in accordance with section 287, and each such record shall identify the persons who participated in the consultation.

(4) A copy of a record referred to in subsection (3) shall be placed and kept with all documentation relating to the application for permission concerned.

(5) The Board may consult with any person who, in the opinion of the Board, is likely to be in possession of information that might have a bearing on matters to which the consultation relating to the proposed development concerned applies.]




Inserted (1.10.2022) by Maritime Area Planning Act 2021 (50/2021), s. 171, S.I. No. 488 of 2022.