Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010

27.

Amendment of section 38 of Principal Act.

27.— Section 38 of the Principal Act is amended—

( a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “at the offices of the authority and may also be made available by the authority by placing the documents on the authority’s website or otherwise in electronic form” for “at the offices of the authority”,

( b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(1A) Details of any telephone numbers of the applicant or addresses for communication with the applicant in electronic form provided by or on behalf of the applicant shall be taken not to be part of the planning application and shall not be made available by a planning authority to members of the public.”,

and

( c) in subsection (3) by the substitution of “during office hours of the authority from as soon as may be after receipt of the document until a decision is made on the application and may also be made available by the authority by placing the documents on the authority’s website or otherwise in electronic form.” for “at the office hours of the authority from as soon as may be after receipt of the document until a decision is made on the application.”.