09 Aug 2022

Ensuring sufficient housing provision in Longford

Ensuring sufficient housing provision in Longford

Ensuring sufficient housing provision in Longford

The Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, issued new national guidelines for the preparation of local authority Development Plans in Longford and throughout the country.

The revised guidelines aim to ensure Development Plans take into account the forecasted amount of housing in an area and that sufficient new homes can be built in key areas of housing demand in Longford.

Development Plans outline where housing, infrastructure and services should be located over a six-year period.

‘Development Plans – Guidelines for Planning Authorities’ is intended as the ‘go-to’ reference manual for all those who may be involved in the often complex process of producing a development plan for Longford.

While principally aimed at local authority planners and councillors, they will also assist citizens and those involved in the sector.

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