Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Ceisteanna (240)

Bríd Smith

Ceist:

240. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of times since the introduction of the development application tracking system in the NPWS that planning permission has been granted to develop a built structure in an area which is a designated area. [10334/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

The granting of planning permission in respect of developments is a matter for the relevant local authority or An Bord Pleanála. As I do not have the powers to grant planning permission, therefore the Deputy will appreciate that the question of providing the data requested is moot.

Planning authorities may of course refer planning applications to me for comment in my role as a prescribed body under Planning and Development law.