Preparation of Planning Applications

Historic buildings are normally protected by the National Monuments Acts (National Monuments or Recorded Monument) or by the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Protected Structures or within an Architectural Conservation Area).

Preparation of Planning Applications

ACP has a wide range of expertise to aid clients through the permission process which may involve preparing one or all of the following

  • Section 57 Declaration application
  • Planning Permission application
  • Ministerial Consent application

We advise clients through the planning application process from inception to decision with particular emphasis on

  • A complete understanding of the client needs
  • A complete understanding of the historic building and its potential and limitations
  • Pre-planning consultation with the necessary authorities
  • The economic realities of the re-use of a historic building
  • Application evaluation, validation and lodgement
  • Dealing with further information requests
  • Advising clients on the planning conditions