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Planning permission

Planning permission

Property may be offered for sale with Outline Planning Permission, Full Planning Permission or Subject to Planning.

The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government provides a useful guide to the planning process.

It is available on the Department's website here.


Outline Planning Permission (OPP) means the planning authority, usually the local council, has given permission in principle for development, but not for a specific building proosal.

Full planning permission (FPP) is still required before you can build.

Subject to planning

Sites are often offered for sale Subject to Planning Permission (SPP).

Usually, this means that the price you agree is subject to you sucessfully obtaining Planning Permission.

If you don't get permission, you can cancel the contract.
Full planning permission

Full Planning Permission

Full Planning Permission means that the planning Authority has given permission for the construction of a building, to a specific design and specification.

You will have to either build the property as approved or seek approval for any changes you want to make to the approved plans.

Permission is valid for five years from the date of approval.
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