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.

Development Plans

Offaly County Development Plan 2014-2020

The Offaly County Development Plan 2014-2020 was adopted by Members of Offaly County Council on 15th September 2014 and is effective from 13th October 2014. The development plan outlines the overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of County Offaly over the period 2014-2020. The plan is set within the context of the National Spatial Strategy 2002-2020 and the Midland Regional Planning Guidelines 2010-2022. 

Tullamore Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016 (Extended until 2020)

This Tullamore Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016 was adopted by the Elected Members of both Tullamore Town Council and Offaly County Council on 13th and 17th May 2010 respectively and outlines an overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of Tullamore town and environs over the period 2010 – 2016.

Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010 (Extended until 2020)

The Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010 came into effect on the 15th February 2010 and includes policies and objectives for the development of Birr Town. Variation No 1 of the plan was adopted on the 4th March 2013. This variation, required under Section 7 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010, introduced a core strategy to the plan. The purpose of the Core Strategy is to include a medium to longer-term strategy for the development of the town and has impacts on the zoning plan of the plan, including the introduction of phased lands.

Local Area Plans

Edenderry LAP 2017-2023

AA Determination Report Sept 17.pdf (size 318.4 KB)

Edenderry Environmental Report Final1.pdf (size 3.5 MB)

Edenderry LAP Final Version.pdf (size 5 MB)

Edenderry Landuse Zoning Map Oct. 2018.jpg.jpg (size 5.3 MB)

SC AA Screening.pdf (size 1.5 MB)

SEA Statement FINAL.pdf (size 752.1 KB)

SFRA Final Oct 2017.pdf (size 3.3 MB)