Wexford County Council Planning Authority
List of Approved Newspapers &
Wording of Newspaper Notice
Planning and Development Acts 2000-2010
Article 18(2)(a) Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2010 states:
“For the purposes of these Regulations, each Planning Authority shall approve a list of the newspapers, including national newspapers, it considers has a sufficiently large circulation in its functional area, and different newspapers may be approved in respect of different parts of such functional area.”
Please note that the following newspapers are acceptable for Public Notices regarding Planning Applications:
- The Irish Independent (The Evening Herald)
- The Irish Times
- The Irish Examiner
- The Echo Group
- The People Group (County Wexford)
- Mirror Group Newspapers (The Irish Daily Mirror, The Irish Sunday Mirror and The Irish People)
- The Star
- Irish Daily Mail and Irish Mail on Sunday
- The Irish Sun
- The Sunday Times
- The Irish News
- The Sunday World
Article 18(2)(b) Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2010 states:
“The list referred to in paragraph (a) shall be reviewed by the Planning Authority as may be appropriate and at least once a year”.
At the date of review (15th July 2011) there were no requests to be added to the list or no requests to be removed from the list.
I, therefore, approve the above named newspapers as acceptable regarding Planning Applications for the coming year.
Senior Staff Officer,
Example of wording for Newspaper Advert
Wexford County Council I, (applicants full name) am applying to Wexford County Council for (Permission Type) for the (Nature and Extent of development) at (Townland and Postal Address). This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the offices of the Planning Authority, Carricklawn, Wexford during the hours of 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. Monday – Friday. A submission or observation in relation to the application may be made in writing to the Planning Authority on payment of a fee of €20 within 5 weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application, and such submissions or observations will be considered by the Planning Authority in making a decision on the application. The Planning Authority may grant permission subject to or without conditions, or may refuse to grant permission.
(Note: If the application is for Permission Consequent on the Grant of Permission the Outline Permission planning register number must be quoted on all notices).
N.B. Applications must be received within fourteen days of the date of publication of the newspaper notice (e.g. – a newspaper notice published on 7th October must be submitted on or before 20th October).