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Letters of Compliance

A letter of compliance confirms the Bond and/or Financial Contribution conditions attached to a Planning Permission have been complied with. 

A unit/dwelling cannot be sold unless a letter of compliance has been issued by a Local Authority confirming payment of the financial conditions.

 Please note: You are in breach of your Planning Permission if Bond/Contribution payments are not made in full. 

  Fees for letters of compliance only apply to the second and subsequent sales of a unit. Requests must be made in writing to

Your request must include the following:

  • The Planning Register Reference number(s) e.g. SD16A/0543 and or the An Bord Pleanála reference number applicable to the unit
  • The full address of the unit being bought/sold
  • Confirmation that you are/are acting on behalf of the current registered owner of the property


From January 1st 2023, the fee for a letter of compliance €50.

For payment over the phone please contact the Bonds and Contributions Section on 01 4149000


Letters of compliance in relation to Part V will be issued by the Housing Department directly. Email:

Planning Application Fees

DescriptionFeeRetention FeeComment
Domestic Extension





or €2.50 for each sq.m of gross floor space whichever is the greater.

Including provision of a shed, garage etc.


Provision of Dwelling Unit





or €2.50 for each sq.m of gross floor space whichever is the greater.

Outline Permission for a Dwelling Unit






75% of application for permission


Commercial Development


€3.60 per sq metre


€10.80 per sq metre


Min. fee €80.00


Min. fee for Retention €240.00


Minimum Planning Fee




Maximum Fee for Outline Permission






Maximum Planning Application fee






Fire Safety Certificate Application


€2.90 per sq metre


 Min. fee €125.00


Max. fee €12,500


Application to Extend Duration of Permission




Submission or observation on a planning application





The full list of Fees for Planning Applications is contained in Schedule 9 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001

Other Planning Department Fees & Charges

Copy of Decision




File Search




For files over 5 years


Copies from Planning Files
(available free on the
Internet at Planning Files)


A4 documents - 75c per page


A3 - €1.00


A2 - €4.00


A1 - €6.00


A0 - €10.00


Copy of Development Plan


Written Statement €100.00


Maps €25.00 each


9 Maps in total


List of Newspapers Approved for the Placing of Planning Notices Advertisements

The following newspapers are approved in compliance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

  • Irish Times
  • Irish Independent
  • The Herald
  • Irish Examiner
  • The Irish Daily Star
  • The Irish Daily Mirror
  • The Echo
  • Sunday Independent
  • Sunday Business Post
  • Sunday World
  • The Irish Mail On Sunday
  • The Irish Daily Mail
  • Dublin Gazette
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Irish Sun
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Leinster Leader (for addresses in the Saggart, Rathcoole & Newcastle Areas)
  • The Liffey Champion (for addresses in the Lucan Area)
  • Southside News
  • Southside People (for addresses in Lucan, Clondalkin, Walkinstown, Rathfarnham, Tallaght only)