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Welcome to the Planning Department

Planning Department Kilkenny County Council

The Planning Office is located at County Hall, John St, Kilkenny, on the first floor. The office is open to the public from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. Contact our office by phoning 056 7794010 or by emailing us at

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Role of Planning Department

The primary objective of the Planning Department is to facilitate, in line with national policies, the development of the county, to encourage sustainable growth and improvement in living standards and environment for the citizens of the county and visitors alike.
The role and function of the Planning Department is, therefore, as follows:

  1. Determination of physical planning policy for the county
  2. Control of new development and building.
  3. Promotion of industrial, commercial and other appropriate development.


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Contact Planning

County Hall
John Street

Tel: 056 7794010

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm
(Closed Lunch Time 1pm - 2pm)

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
Email: | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries : 1850 278 278 ( Irish Water )
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