Planning & Development

Property delivery is controlled through the planning system. Where new homes and offices can be built, and to what height and in what circumstances, is detailed in various different City and County Development Plans, Local Area Plans and Strategic Development Zones.

The PII Planning and Development Policy Group exists to review, monitor and advise the PII Council and external stakeholders on the Irish planning and associated regulatory system and required public policy changes in relation to:

  • Promoting a positive pro-active planning and associated regulatory system
  • Driving necessary reform of the system
  • Incorporating best international practice into Irish planning
  • Ensuring the financial elements of planning are robust and appropriate

Current chairman: John Spain, John Spain Associates.