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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 […]


Works to Inch Bridge

Submissions received in relation to An Bord Pleanala ABP-310430-21 regarding proposed works to Inch Bridge across the Stradbally river https://laois.ie/wp-content/uploads/An-Bord-Pleanala-ABP-310430-21-Inch-Bridge-Stradbally.pdf  


Electric Picnic 2021

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 […]


Short Term Letting Regulations

SHORT TERM LETTING OF PROPERTIES Are you letting your property in full or part of? Are you letting a house for short term periods? Have you submitted the necessary forms to the Planning Authority? Do you know someone who this may relate to…. REGULATION OF SHORT TERM LETTING See Details […]


Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation

Decision on the extension of the operational life of the Doel 1 & 2 Nuclear Power Plants, located near the Port of Antwerp, Belgium Links to the department’s consultation page: https://www.gov.ie/en/consultation/f160a-transboundary-environmental-public-consultation-decision-on-the-extension-of-the-operational-life-of-the-doel-1-2-nuclear-power-plants-located-near-the-port-of-antwerp-belgium/   https://www.gov.ie/ga/comhairliuchan/comhairliuchan-poibli-timpeallachta-trasteorann-cinneadh-faoi-shaolre-oibriochtuil-staisiuin-nuicleacha-doel-1-agus-2-ata-lonnaithe-i-ngar-do-chalafort-antuairp-an-bheilg-a-shineadh/


Final Reminder for Submissions on the Draft Laois CDP 2021 – 2027

Have your say on the Draft Laois County Development Plan 2021 – 2027 Submission and observations in relation to the Draft Laois County Development Plan, the Strategic Environmental Assessment Report, the Appropriate Assessment Report and the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, can be made until 5pm, Tuesday 23rd March 2021.  You can […]


Last week for submissions on the Draft Laois County Development Plan 2021 – 2027

Have your say on the Draft Laois County Development Plan 2021 – 2027 The Draft Plan, the Strategic Environmental Assessment Report, the Appropriate Assessment Report and the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, will be on public display and available for public inspection until 23rd March 2021 at the following locations: https://consult.laois.ie Planning […]


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