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 (Monday-Wednesday 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.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Historic Structures Fund 2021

Offaly County Council wishes to invite applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) & Historic Structures Fund (HSF) for 2021, as operated by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The BHIS seeks to encourage the leveraging of private capital to invest in a number of small scale, labour intensive projects to repair and conserve Protected Structures and Proposed Protected Structures and in certain cases, for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftworkers and tradespeople. The HSF assists with works to safeguard structures or parts of structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration.

Full details of all requirements are contained in the BHIS & HSF Circulars.

All applicants must complete the Application Form and submit it, with supporting documentation in hardcopy ONLY by 4pm, Friday 22nd January 2021. ***LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED***.

Applications must be clearly marked Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021/Historic Structures Fund 2021 and addressed to the Planning Department, Offaly County Council, Aras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Full Scheme Terms and Conditions: 

BHIS 2021 Circular.pdf (size 1.1 MB)

Historic Structures Fund 2021 - Circular.pdf (size 1 MB)

Application Forms:

BHIS 2021 Appendix I - Application Form A (FINAL)..docx (size 148.1 KB)

HSF2021 - Appendix I - Form A (Applicant) (FINAL.docx (size 87.7 KB)

Public Notice: 

Advert final version 2021.pdf (size 66.8 KB)