Land Use Planning

TII is a statutory consultee and prescribed body under the Planning and Development Acts and Regulations.

Planning authorities must notify TII of planning applications and development plans which impact on the national road and/or light rail network. The main functions of TII’s Land Use Planning Unit are as follows:

  • Meets, liaises and prepares submissions on behalf of TII in response to relevant forward planning policies and planning documentation produced by national, regional and local authorities. The range of plans includes regional plans and strategies, county and city development plans, local area plans, Strategic Development Zones, Masterplans and Integrated Framework Plans.
  • Co-ordinates and manages TII’s response to planning applications, landuse planning proposals and when necessary prepares appeals to An Bord Pleanála, attends oral hearings and liaises with planning authorities to resolve national road issues.
  • Provides services to other TII Divisions and external stakeholders with respect to the interface between the operation of the land use planning system and the requirements of the national road and light rail network.