Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010

25.

Amendment of section 37A of Principal Act.

25.— Section 37A (inserted by section 3 of the Act of 2006) of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (3):

“(4) ( a) Notwithstanding subsection (1), where an application for permission is being made in relation to a development specified in the Seventh Schedule that is located in a strategic development zone, the applicant may elect to make the application to the planning authority under section 34 and regulations made thereunder.

( b) Section 170 shall apply to an application made under paragraph ( a).

( c) Section 37B shall not apply to an application made under paragraph ( a).”.