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Protected Disclosures

Provides guidance on making a protected disclosure to the Office of the Planning Regulator (the OPR).

Annual Report 2021

A report on the work, activities and achievements of the OPR during 2021

Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2021

Tuairisc ar obair, gníomhaíochtaí agus gnóthachtálacha OPR le linn 2021

Quarter 2 of 2022 Activity Report

Quarterly activity report which provides an overview of the nature and extent of the OPR's functions across its statutory mandate

Ráitis Airgeadais 2021

Ráitis Airgeadais don Bhliain dar Críoch 31 Nollaig 2021

Review of Kildare County Council under section 31AS of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended

The purpose of this review is to highlight good practice and areas for improvement and promote learning across the local authority sector with a view to enhancing the overall planning process.

Prompt Payment by Public Sector Bodies Quarterly Period Covered: 1 April 2022 – 30 June 2022

Report relating to the OPR's activities for the period 1 April 2022 – 30 June 2022 in relation to prompt payments by public sector bodies.

Details of payments over €20,000 in Q2 2022

As per the Public Sector Reform Plan requirement that all Departments and Agencies publish quarterly reports on-line detailing payments of a value greater than €20,000, please find details of payments made for goods and services valued at €20,000 or more made by the OPR.

Procurement Contracts Awarded in Q2 2022

A summary report of public contracts awarded by the OPR of more than €25,000 in Q2 2022 in line with procurement regulations.

Quarter 1 of 2022 Activity Report

Quarterly activity report which provides an overview of the nature and extent of the OPR's functions across its statutory mandate

Planning Application Processing- An Analysis of Planning Authority Validation Processes

This Case Study Paper (CSP06) is the sixth in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on planning application processing and speifically how planning authorities validate planning applications.

Details of payments over €20,000 in Q1 2022

As per the Public Sector Reform Plan requirement that all Departments and Agencies publish quarterly reports on-line detailing payments of a value greater than €20,000, please find details of payments made for goods and services valued at €20,000 or more made by the OPR.

Procurement Contracts Awarded in Q1 2022

A summary report of public contracts awarded by the OPR of more than €25,000 in Q1 2022 in line with procurement regulations.

Prompt Payment by Public Sector Bodies Quarterly Period Covered: 1 January 2022– 31 March 2022

Report relating to the OPR's activities for the period 1 January 2022 – 31 March 2022 in relation to prompt payments by public sector bodies.

Climate Action and the Local Authority Development Plan

This Case Study Paper (CSP05) is the fifth in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on ‘Climate Action and the Local Authority Development Plan’ and acknowledges the fact that climate action has become a major influence on planning policy.

Annual Report of the Office of the Planning Regulator for 2021 in accordance with Section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014

Section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 requires the publication of a report each year relating to the number of protected disclosures made in the preceding year and also for the publication of information with regard to any actions taken in response to protected disclosures made.

Review of Galway City Council under section 31AS of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended

The purpose of this review is to highlight good practice and areas for improvement and promote learning across the local authority sector with a view to enhancing the overall planning process.

Quarter 4 of 2021 Activity Report

Quarterly activity report which provides an overview of the nature and extent of the OPR's functions across its statutory mandate

Procurement Contracts Awarded in Q4 2021

A summary report of public contracts awarded by the OPR of more than €25,000 in Q4 2021 in line with procurement regulations.