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Planning Application Search

  If your query relates to a specific application, please include the reference number on your email all emails relating to planning should be sent to



Please see this link for update in relation to viewing files


Please note: We have updated our online planning search system. The new system contains the same functionality but the design is improved. The search function by geographical distance can be done via the 'Search by Map' link.



  •  Planning Map Search


  • Map Search Guide - This will assist you in adding additional layers to search for planning applications for all years and will also show    how  to add  the  "Rural Area Types" layer also.



If you are seeking a planning file and you do not know the reference number, you can request that a planning search be carried out, this search will depend on the information already available to you and the information that you are seeking. Please complete Planning Search Application Form and forward it to County House, Lifford, County Donegal along with the relevant fee. Please note that Land Registry type maps are insufficient to enable a search to be carried out.


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