Promoting the economic, social and cultural well-being of our people in the interest of the common good by encouraging, ensuring and facilitating high quality development while protecting and enhancing the unique natural environment of the county.

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Planning Permission

What we can do to guide you through the stages of the planning process.

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Unauthorised Development/Enforcement

Any development that requires planning permission or a development which is in breach of the conditions of its planning permission is classed as ‘unauthorised development’.

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Development Plans

The Forward Planning section deals with the production of planning policy documents including the County Development Plan

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Residential Zoned Land Tax (RZLT)

Information on the Residential Zoned Land Tax (RZLT)

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Regeneration Funding

The Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) and The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) are 2 New Multi-Annual programmes as part of Project Ireland 2040.

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Cavan Regional Sports Campus

Application to An Bord Pleanála for approval under Sections 175 and 177AE of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

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Cavan Heritage ensures the unique and diverse heritage of our county is conserved, sustained, and, above all, cherished and celebrated

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Building Control

The design and construction of buildings is regulated under the Building Control Acts 1990 to 2014, in order to ensure the safety of people within the built environment.

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Unfinished Estates/Taking in Charge of Estates

Information about Unfinished estates and estates Taken in Charge

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Derelict sites

Cavan County Council are committed to identifying dereliction within our towns and villages with an aim to reversing dereliction and improve the health and vitality of our towns and villages.

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Contact Planning

Contact details for the Planning Department.

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All Planning Forms & Documents

All application forms & information documents from Planning Dept.