“Realignment of Planning Legislation urgently required to deliver for climate action” – Irish Planning Institute
Following the publication of the new Climate Actions and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill by the government, Dr Conor Norton, President, Irish Planning Institute (IPI), highlighted the need for a rapid realignment of planning legislation, policy and plans.
James Benson, Director, Development, Planning and Housing, CIF, writes that the country needs 36,000 homes each year for the next two decades to keep up with population growth, but current supply isn’t matching either the demand or realisable output.
Justin Molloy, Regional Director, CIF Western & Midland Region outlines the necessary changes that must be made to Ireland’s planning system to protect and secure investment. The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy […]