The Government has agreed that Level 5 (with some amendments) as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will continue to apply nationally until further notice. The Government has clearly stated that there is a continued need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Please note that our library buildings have reopened to the public for Browsing Services and Contact & Collect since Monday, May 10th. Please see Library Page.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

Stage 3 Material Alterations

  • Stage 3 Material Alterations

    Following Special Council Meetings of May 10th, 24th & 28th 2021, Members of Offaly County Council considered the Draft Offaly County Development Plan 2021-2027 and the Chief Executive’s Report in respect of submissions received and having resolved in accordance with Sections 12(6) and 12(7) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, the Draft Development Plan is amended. The proposed amendments constitute material alterations to the Draft Offaly County Development Plan 2021-2027. In accordance with Section 12 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), Offaly County Council has screened the Proposed Material Alterations and has determined that Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA) are required with respect to certain Proposed Material Alterations.

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