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

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

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.

Details of payments over €20,000 in Q4 2021

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.

Prompt Payment by Public Sector Bodies Quarterly Period Covered: 1 October 2021 – 31 December 2021

Report relating to the OPR's activities for the period 1 October 2021 – 31 December 2021 in relation to prompt payments by public sector bodies.

Review of Louth 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

Pre-Application (S247) Consultation Services: An Analysis of Practice across the Local Government Sector

This Case Study Paper (CSP04) is the fourth in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on 'Pre-Application (S247)Consultation Services: An Analysis of Practice across the Local Government Sector'.

Traveller Accommodation and the Local Authority Development Plan

This Case Study Paper (CSP03) is the third in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on 'Traveller Accommodation and the Local Authority Development Plan'.

Online Planning Services: A Survey of the Online Availability of Local Authority Planning Application Documentation

This Case Study Paper (CSP02) is the second in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on 'Online Planning Services: A Survey of the Online Availability of Local Authority Planning Application Documentation'.

Public Rights of Way and the Local Authority Development Plan:A Survey Report on the Operation of Section

This Case Study Paper (CSP01) is the first in a series of OPR Case Study Papers. It focuses on 'Public Rights of Way and the Local Development Plan: A Survey Report on the Operation of Section 10(2)(o) of the Planning Act'.

Environmental Impact Assessment Screening

This Practice Note (PN02) is the second in a series of OPR Practice Notes. It focuses on 'Environmental Impact Assessment Screening'.

Appropriate Assessment Screening for Development Management

This Practice Note 1 (PN01) is the first in a series of OPR Practice Notes. It focuses on 'Appropriate Assessment Screening for Development Management'.

Quarter 3 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