The Built Environment
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government is responsible for:†
Local Authorities and An Bord PleanŠla directly operate some of the systems.
|Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government,Custom House, Dublin 1.
Tel (01) 888 2000
Fax (01) 888 2888
Ardcavan Business Park,Wexford.
LoCall 1890 20 20 21
The Environmental Protection Agency takes part in:
The EPA's report 'Ireland's Environment 2008' has detailed information on the effect of urban sprawl on Ireland 's environment.
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
Lo Call: 1890 335599
Opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Reception hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm
|Contact information for your local authority is on the local administration page.|
|The Heritage Council's role is to propose policies for the protection, preservation and enhancement of† things like monuments and architectural objects.||Rothe House, Parliament St,
Tel 056 777 0777
Fax 056 777 0788†
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.heritagecouncil.ie/.
|An Bord Pleanala†is responsible for planning appeals under a range of planning acts and is the planning authority for strategic infrastructure. It also deals with appeals under the Water Pollution Acts 1977 and 1990 and the Air Pollution Act 1987.||64 Marlborough Street ,
Tel (01) 858 8100 or Lo-call 1890 275 175
Fax (01) 872 2684
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland runs programmes promoting good energy use in buildings like:
†Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
|The National Spatial strategy (NSS) 2002 - 2020 aims to have a balanced social, economic and physical development across Ireland. The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government† helps achieve consistency of their objectives.||
Spatial Policy Section,
|An Taisce is consulted on certain planning applications that could impact on Ireland ’s heritage assets. It aims to advocate for the public good. Local planning authorities refer the case for comment where it affects certain environmental elements.†||An Taisce
The National Trust for Ireland
Tel (01) 454 1786
|National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) is a section within the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government. The work of the NIAH involves identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to now.|
|Tidy Towns is a programme run by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government. The objective is to encourage communities to improve their local environment, making their area a better place to live,†work and visit.||Tele (01) 8882300
|Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland are concerned with preserving and highlighting all ancient monuments and memorials connected with the history of Ireland.†||63 Merrion Square
Tel (01) 676 1749
National Disability Authority deals with issues of housing for disability. Providing housing documents and advisory publications. Responsibility for social housing is under the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and administered by local authorities.
|Cultivate run educational programmes that encourage green building and rethinking Urban Planning & Design.||Cultivate
15-19 Essex St West
Tel (01) 674 5773
|Pride of Place competition focuses on community involvement in all areas of rural and urban regeneration.||
|The Village - Building Sustainable Community - is co-ordinating a new eco-village that is being built over the next two years in Cloughjordan, in the north of County Tipperary.||
Sustainable Projects Ireland Ltd.,
|Clonburris - South Dublin County Council has prepared a Plan for the development of the lands at Clonburris near Clondalkin. It will be held up as an example of best practice in sustainable development, place-making and urban design.†||South Dublin County Council,
Tel (01) 4149000
|Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (UK) advise policy on architecture urban design and public space.†||Tel 044 20 7070 6700
Fax 044 20 7070 6777
|Scottish Government Built Environment†
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