Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1963)

Joe Carey

Question:

1963. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government when section 49 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 will be fully commenced thus enabling planning applications for data centres to be made directly to An Bord Pleanála; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35680/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

Section 49 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 will be commenced after the necessary preparations by An Bord Pleanála, and other necessary supporting requirements, have been completed. My Department is working towards the completion of this process as soon as possible.