Maps, Plans & Drawings

What maps, plans and drawings are needed with your planning application?

Site Location Map (6 copies) - The Site Location Map must be marked or coloured so as to identify clearly the land or structure to which the application relates and the boundaries thereon. The Site Location Map must be on an Ordnance Survey map with the number of the Ordnance Survey map clearly indicated thereon, together with the north point. The scale of the map should be not less that 1:1000 in built-up areas and 1:1250 in all other areas. Ordnance survey maps availabilty is detailed here. The scale of the map should be not less than 1:1000 in built-up areas and 1:2500 in all other areas.

Site/Layout Map (6 copies) - The site boundary should be clearly marked in red and the plan should show buildings, boundaries, septic tanks and percolation areas, bored wells, services and other features in the vicinity of the land or structure to which the application relates. In this regard, all features within 100m of the proposed development should be indicated. The position of the site notice should also be shown. The scale of the layout map should not be less than 1:500. The site boundaries cannot be changed once the application has been validated.

Plans & Drawings (6 copies) (except for Outline Permission) - Plans and Drawings should contain detailed structural drawings of floor plans, elevations and sections and such other particulars as are necessary to describe the works or structure to which the application relates. These must be drawn to a scale not less than 1:200. For Outline Planning Applications full floor plan and elevational drawings are not required.

The mapping required for the submission of a planning application can be obtained from the Ordinance Survey Ireland (Osi) website or from an Osi mapping agent.

The scale of the map should be not less than 1:1000 in built-up areas and 1:2500 in all other areas.

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