You can check by going to www.checktheregister.ie, or by contacting your local Voter Registration Office – 0761 065000.
Every person over 18, ordinarily resident in the County qualify to be on the Register.
The 25th of November each year (see note 1)
(Note 1: if you are 18 between 25th November and 15th February, you may apply to be registered to vote).
The form entitled “Application for Registration – Register of Electors”, which is available at all public offices of Tipperary County Council, Garda Stations, Post Offices and Libraries or download same on www.checktheregister.ie
1st November each year
You can apply to be included by completing a form RFA1, entitled “Claim for Correction in Draft Register of Electors”
25th November each year.
Every adult resident in Ireland is entitled to be registered, but citizenship determines the elections at which a person may vote:
• Irish Citizens may vote at every election and referendum
• British citizens can vote at Dail, European and local Elections (not at referendums or presidential elections) (D)
• EU citizens may vote at European and Local Elections (E)
• Non EU citizens may vote at local elections only (L)
Residents of the County who are 18 years or over.
Complete form RFA2 (usually a green form), which must be witnessed at your local Garda Station
..Closing date for the supplement to the Register is Tuesday 7th May 2019
Under the Planning and Development Act 2000 proceedings can not commence.
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.
Written complaints must be investigated within 6 weeks.
Exempted development is development for which planning permission is not required. Generally, it includes developments of a minor nature such as
Building of an extension, shed, garage, boundary walls etc. within the curtilage of a dwelling house subject to conditions and limitations (see below) and not restricted by a condition of a planning permission.
Full details of exempted development provisions including conditions and limitations is contained in Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2018. The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has produced planning leaflets for the general public in relation to frequently asked questions including exempt development Planning Leaflets
Note, in certain instances, development is restricted from exemptions. These are set out Article 9 (1) of the above Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2018.
You can inspect the Planning Register in the Planning Department.
Planning Lists and Drawings can be viewed at the Planning Public Counter or at the following links or by clicking on the Search Planning Records link on the right hand side menu.
If you think you may be in breach of planning laws you should contact Tipperary County Council’s Planning Department to discuss the steps you need to take to rectify the situation.
Under the Planning and Development Act 2000 a complaint must be made in writing, and can be sent to the following address
Tipperary County Council,
Tipperary County Council,
Alternatively you can email your complaint to: email@example.com
Information you need to provide when making a Complaint
Your name and address will be treated in strictest confidence by Tipperary County Council. You should note that under the Freedom of Information Acts a copy of a complaint can be sought, however Tipperary County Council's policy is to withhold the name and address of complainants unless consent is given to release them.
Dust may arise from various sources (e.g. agricultural, commercial, construction, industrial, etc.) in particular during prolonged spells of dry weather. During demolition and construction works, dust is often generated which can cause a nuisance to nearby residents. As well as looking unsightly, dust can prevent people using gardens and opening their windows.
If you would like to make a complaint about odours, fumes or dust, please contact Environment Section of Tipperary County Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0761 06 5000.
Complaints in relation to noise, fumes or dust arising from a construction activity should be directed to the Planning Section of the Council, as it may be dealt with under a condition of planning.
Animal complaints relate to items such as Dogs, Horses, Animal Carcasses in public places, etc.
A member of the public can make a complaint regarding excessive barking of dogs to the district court by making an application under Section 25 of the Control of Dogs Act, 1987. The form can be downloaded using the more information link below.
A member of the public can make a complaint regarding control of horses, animal carcasses in public places, etc.
The Citizens Information website has some information regarding control of horses, dogs, etc.
The regulation of noxious weeds including ragwort and thistle is covered by the Noxious Weeds Act 1936. Powers for the control of noxious weeds are vested in the Minister for Agriculture under this Act. The only persons authorised to enforce this legislation are the Department of Agriculture Inspectors and An Garda Siochana.
Environment Section Officers do not have any authority under the Noxious Weeds Act 1936 or the subsequent amendments to that Act. Complaints regarding ragwort and thistle should be referred to the Department of Agriculture and/or An Garda Siochana.
Litter relates to any substance or object (which can range in size, volume or extent, from anything like paper or cigarette ends to large items) when unlawfully placed (in a public place or visible from a public place), that is, or is likely to become, unsightly, deleterious, nauseous or unsanitary.
The Citizens Information website has information regarding litter and the law:
Land that detracts from the amenity of land in the neighbourhood by allowing its buildings fall into ruin, or is neglected or collects litter, rubbish, debris or waste, can be derelict. The Environment Section will work with the Municipal District to address issues relating to Derelict Sites and Dangerous Structures.
The Citizens Information website has some information regarding derelict sites and dangerous structures.
It is the owner of land on which a tree is growing who is responsible for its safety and maintenance. Complaints should be dealt with by the landowner directly.
Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) may be made under Section 45 of the Local Government (Planning & Development) Act 1963, as amended. Complaints in relation to trees under TPOs should be directed to the Planning Section of the Council.
The Forestry Act 1946 contains provisions for the felling of trees. The Environment Section does not have any authority under the Forestry Act 1946.
For further information see: www.treecouncil.ie/treeinformation/treesandlaw.html