The Government has agreed that Level 5 as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will apply nationally until January 31st 2021. The Government has clearly stated that there is an absolute need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

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.

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. The plan comprises of the following:

·        Volume 1 - Written Statement

·        Volume 2 - Settlement Plans

·        Wind Energy Strategy

·        Record of Protected Structures

·        A Strategic Environmental Assessment and Natura Impact Report also accompany this plan.

All of the above may be inspected and/or purchased at the Offices of Offaly County Council, Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Please note: Maps based on Ordnance Survey base maps may not be copied, reproduced or transmitted without the written agreement of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI).  

Volume 1 - Written Statement.pdf (size 9.5 MB)

Volume 2 - Settlement Plans.pdf (size 21.1 MB)

Accompanying Strategies

Wind Energy Strategy and Methodology Statement.pdf (size 1.3 MB)

Record of Protected Structures 2014-2020.pdf (size 7.4 MB)

Geashill ACA.pdf (size 7.3 MB)

Natura Impact Report.pdf (size 1.9 MB)

Non Technical Summary.pdf (size 1.1 MB)

SEA Statement.pdf (size 1.5 MB)

SEA Environmental Report.pdf (size 9.2 MB)

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment.pdf (size 14.1 MB)