Offaly County Council wishes to advise that the following Public Offices will re- open public counters on Thursday 5th August 2021 from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm Monday to Friday:

Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore

Tullamore Tullamore Municipal District Offices

The Public Offices listed below will open as follows:

** Edenderry Municipal District Offices (Tuesday-Thursday each week from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm only)

** Birr Municipal District Offices (Tuesday-Thursday each week from 9.30 am to 1pm only)

At Áras an Chontae, Tullamore, counter services for Planning, Roads, the Local Enterprise Office, Community & Culture, Corporate Services, Water Services and Environment will be available by APPOINTMENT MADE IN ADVANCE only.

Where possible the public should continue to access our services by phone, email, online or by appointment. Please read for latest information and measures in place.

Have Your Say on Offaly’s Draft County Development Plan 2021-2027

A County Development Plan is the overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of the county over a 6-year period.

The Plan includes policies, objectives and zoning maps. It has the potential to directly impact on the quality of life of every single person in Offaly. It is a material consideration in making decisions on planning applications.

The draft Offaly County Development Plan 2021-2027 is now available for public inspection on

Submissions can be made on the draft until 4pm Wednesday 7th October 2020 in one of two ways. They can be made either online at the above web-address or in writing to the Forward Planning Section of Offaly County Council. All submissions or observations received during the above time period will be taken into consideration before a final County Development Plan 2021-2021 is agreed by the County Council