laois planning


FREE PUBLIC WIFI NOW LIVE IN PORTLAOISE TOWN

  Laois County Council launch Free Public WIFI in Portlaoise Town on Monday 30th May 2022 @ 10am in advance of the Laois County Council Monthly meeting. The Cathaoirleach, Cllr Conor Bergin welcomed Councillors and invited guests on the Plaza of Laois County Council to formally switch on free public […]


NOTICE OF DRAFT MINISTERIAL DIRECTION IN THE MATTER OF SECTION 31 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (AS AMENDED) LAOIS COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2021-2027

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, 2001 (as amended) Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 31 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), that on 7th March 2022, the Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, consequent to a recommendation […]


Electric Picnic 2022

EP Republic has applied for a LICENCE APPLICATION under the terms of Part XVI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 to 2015 (as amended) for a Proposed Multi Stage Concert event to be held at Stradbally Hall Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois   The proposed Multi Stage Concert event to be held […]


The Regional Water Resources Plan for the Eastern Midlands Area

Irish Water – The National Water Resources Plan   The Regional Water Resources Plan for the Eastern Midlands Area is now available for public display at the Planning Counter (by appointment only) and online. The documents can also be viewed and downloaded at www.water.ie/nwrp. The display period is from 14th […]


Public Consultation for Lands at Stradbally Road, Portlaoise

Laois County Council invites you to take part in a consultation to help shape the development of a Masterplan for Lands at Stradbally Road, Portlaoise. To capture a diverse set of opinions, experience and ideas that are representative of the local community, Laois County Council are seeking submissions on the […]


LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL LAUNCH WIFI4EU PROGRAMME

Laois County Council signed Contracts for the WIFI4EU project on Tuesday 28th September 2021 with NIS- Network and Infrastructure Support.   The rollout of the WIFI4EU project will commence now at the following locations  – Portlaoise Town Centre , Portarlington Town Centre , Abbeyleix Main Street, Mountmellick Main Street and […]


INFO: Site Suitability Assessments / Percolation Tests

Laois County Council are currently not carrying out site suitability / percolation tests until further notice. Please advise Laois County Council of any percolation tests being carried out by third parties using the notification form in Section 5 of the planning pack, giving at least 5 days advance notice.


Press Release Electric Picnic 2021

A decision by Laois County Council to refuse the application for an event licence for the Electric Picnic 2021, issued on the 4th August 2021 pursuant to section 231 (3)(a) and (b) of the Planning and Development Act, as amended. The decision was based on the following reasons:   Having regard to the […]


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