Planning and Development Act 2000

Development in architectural conservation areas.


82.—(1) F483[Notwithstanding paragraph (a), (h), (i), (ia), (j), (k) or (l) of section 4(1), or any regulations made under section 4(2),] the carrying out of works to the exterior of a structure located in an architectural conservation area shall be exempted development only if those works would not materially affect the character of the area.

(2) In considering an application for permission for development in relation to land situated in an architectural conservation area, a planning authority, or the Board on appeal, shall take into account the material effect (if any) that the proposed development would be likely to have on the character of the architectural conservation area.




Substituted (21.09.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (20/2011), s. 23, S.I. No. 474 of 2011, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) amended by Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (30/2010), s. 35, not commenced; repealed (21.09.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (20/2011), s. 42, S.I. No. 474 of 2011.