Development Applications Unit

The Development Applications Unit is responsible for:

  • central coordination of the Department response to development applications and plans that might have significant effects on either architectural heritage, archaeology and/or nature conservation referred to the Minister in her role as a statutory consultee under the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended
  • routing of such applications internally in the Department for evaluation by the various technical services of the Department including the National Monuments Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Architectural Heritage Advisory Unit.