• Public consultation on the draft of the National Planning Framework

    The Department of Housing Planning and Local Government, on behalf of the Government, has prepared a draft National Planning Framework which can be viewed here. Ireland 2040 – Our Plan: National Planning Framework is a spatial expression of Government policy and will provide a National Planning Framework to guide national, regional and local planning and investment decisions for the years ahead, building on and co-ordinating the existing regional and local authority planning processes. Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies (RSES’s) and City and County Development Plan. The National Planning Framework will address the future development direction of our cities, towns and rural areas. To view the IEA submission to the public consultation on the draft of the National Planning Framework, please click here.