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Exempted Development

If any question arises as to what, in any particular case, is or is not development, or is or is not exempted development within the meaning of the Planning & Development Act 2000, any person, may on payment of the prescribed fee of €80.00, request in writing from Kilkenny Borough Council a declaration on that question and that person shall provide any information necessary to enable the authority to make its decision on the matter.

The Planning Authority must make a decision within 4 weeks of receipt of application.
If the applicant does not agree with the Planning Authority's decision, same can be appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

In order to apply for a Section 5 Declaration, please submit:

- Completed application and additional necessary documentation
- Location Map
- Fee of €80.00

Download Section 5 Declaration Application Form here



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