Department Introduction and Function

The Planning & Economic Development Department of Limerick City Council is responsible for implementing the proper planning and sustainable development of the City in accordance with the Planning & Development Acts 2000 to 2010 (As Amended). It has a pivotal role in achieving a balance between social, economic and environmental development in a City enriched with history and cultural heritage. 

The Planning Department undertakes four specific functions which include: 

  • Forward Planning: Preparation and review of Development Plans
  • Development Management: Consideration of development proposals/ planning applications
  • Enforcement Control: Enforcement of planning legislation
  • Protection of our Heritage 

Planning Permission Types: 

  • Outline planning permission
  • Permission following a grant of outline permission
  • Full planning permission
  • Retention planning permission

Where to find us?
Planning & Economic Development Department,
Limerick City & County Council,
7-8 Patrick Street,

How to contact us? 
Visit the planning counter: 
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm - Desk open
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm - View files

Phone: +353 61 407210

Last update:02/04/2014