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Unauthorised Development and Complaints

Unauthorised development relates to developments and/or uses that are in breach of the planning laws. This is also known as Planning Enforcement.

A development is unauthorised when;

  • Planning permission is required, has not been obtained and the development is not exempt.
  • Planning permission was granted but the development is not being carried out in accordance with the plans lodged or conditions of the planning permission granted.

If you wish to make a complaint in respect of possible unauthorised development, please complete the attached form and submit by e-mail to: (Planning@tipperarycoco.ie) or alternatively by post to:

The Planning Section, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary or
The Planning Section, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

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How do I make a complaint regarding Unauthorised Development?

Under the Planning and Development Act 2000 a complaint must be made in writing, and can be sent to the following address

Planning Department,
Tipperary County Council,
Civic Offices,
Limerick Road,
Nenagh,
Co. Tipperary.
-or- Planning Section,
Tipperary County Council,
Civic Offices,
Emmet Street,
Clonmel,
Co. Tipperary

Phone: 0761-06-5000

Alternatively you can email your complaint to: planning@tipperarycoco.ie

Information you need to provide when making a Complaint

  • The location of the site,
  • details of the suspected breach,
  • any details you have regarding the owner or occupier of the property,
  • the date the development began,
  • your name and address and
  • daytime contact telephone number and the
  • Planning Application Reference no. if applicable

What actions will be taken when my complaint is received?

An acknowledgement will be issued. The complaint will be referred to the Planning Inspector and a site inspection will take place.

You will be forwarded a copy of any Warning Letter or Enforcement Notice issued. Where the Planning Authority decides not to issue a Warning Letter or Enforcement notice you will be advised in writing within two weeks of making that decision.

How long will it take to investigate my complaint?

Written complaints must be investigated within 6 weeks.