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Weekly planning application updates from Donegal County Council, 17/12/2019

The following is a list of new and decided planning applications from the past week by Donegal County Council. Tap on a point on the map to learn more about any application or scroll down to find applicant and development description information.



  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: MAIN STREET (UPPER)
  • Development Description: Permission: Change of use of existing ground floor level from residential to commercial / retail use; extension (9m2) to rear of ground floor level to provide additional commercial floor area; revisions to existing facade including replacement of existing window at ground floor level with new commercial shopfront, new entrance door, glazing & signage
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 03/12/2019
  • Decision Date: 05/02/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951872
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: MAIN STREET (UPPER)
  • Development Description: Permission: Revisions to existing facade including replacement of existing windows at ground floor level with new traditional commercial shopfront with new doors, glazing & signage; replacement of existing horizontal windows at first and second floor level with new vertical windows and provision of new external feature vertical signage fixed to face of building
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 03/12/2019
  • Decision Date: 05/02/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951873
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: BALLYRAINE
  • Development Description: Permission: Construction of a single storey extension to the east of the existing school comprising of a new classroom, 2 set rooms and associated accomodation and internal alterations to the existing layout and alterations to existing windows to the south and east elevations of the school and demolition and removal of the temporary portacabin off site and connection to on-site services and all associated site development works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 04/12/2019
  • Decision Date: 06/02/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951881
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: CALHAME
  • Development Description: Retention permission: Position of the existing garage previously granted under planning ref. 13/50950 and permission for construction of (1) a pitched roof extension to the front of the house (2) a flat roof extension to the rear of the house and attached covered carport to link the house & the garage & connection to the existing foul & surface drainage on site and all associated site works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 05/12/2019
  • Decision Date: 07/02/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951899
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: CLARCARRICKNAGUN
  • Development Description: Permission: (1) construction of a two storey, 5 screen, 714 seat cinema to include an ancillary cinema shop (31 sq. m), a small cinema restaurant with a food preparation area (100 sq. m ), staff facilities, visitor toilets, plant, storage and projection rooms; (2) provision of vehicle parking facilities including a total of 155 no. car parking spaces, a coach car parking space and 11 no. bicycle stands; (3) construction of a new internal access that links to the existing lidl access arrangements and the r267; (4) installation of a foul sewer connection to the existing foul sewer network and installation of a surface water drainage system including underground attenuation, interceptors and a connection to the existing surface water network; (5) installation of associated signage on the building elevation and (6) provision of boundary planting, landscaping and site development works on a 0.82ha site
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 13/03/2019
  • Decision Date: 04/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1950327
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: BALLYDEROWEN
  • Development Description: Retention permission: (A) hardcore yard, (b) security fencing, (c) change of use of lands to a commercial use inclusive of, the storage of commercial and construction vehicles and trailers, the storage and sale of construction and landscaping materials, (d) existing portacabin, (e) existing storage container and associated signage, connection to public services and all associated works
  • Status: Refused
  • Application Received: 09/04/2019
  • Decision Date: 03/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1950499
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: LENALEA
  • Development Description: Extension of duration: Construction of wind farm, consisting of 9 wind turbines of up to 85m hub height and up to 100m blade diameter with a total height not exceeding 135m, a permanent meterological lattice mast 85m high, a substation and associated equipment, a borrow pit, internal site tracks, drainage and associated works
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 09/10/2019
  • Decision Date: 03/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951521
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: GRANSHA
  • Development Description: Permission: Continuation of quarrying activity for a 25 year period over an area of approximately 17.8 ha; extraction of rock by blasting and rock breaking means from an area of 11.3 ha. (within 17.8 ha. area); processing of rock using fixed and mobile plant and washing of material; continuation of use of the existing workshop, office, canteen, toilet facilities, weightbridge, wheelwash, settlement lagoons and all other ancillary facilities. construction of refuelling area and attenuation & settlement lagoons; landscaping and restoration of the site and all associated ancillary facilities/works. this application is accompanied by an environmental impact assessment report (eiar) and a natura impact statement (nis)
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 10/10/2019
  • Decision Date: 04/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951534
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: CULDAFF
  • Development Description: Permission: Construction of a combined walkway\cycleway (boardwalk) along the culdaff river estuary including stream crossing, interpretation boards and seating areas, access to the public road at main street & shore road, culdaff and all associated site works & ancillary developments. a natura impact statement accompanies this application
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 10/10/2019
  • Decision Date: 04/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951535
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: GREENCASTLE
  • Development Description: Permission: Alterations to existing cottage to include demolition of existing rear lean-to shower room, installation of a new dormer window to the existing rear 1st floor bedroom, changes to the internal layout and refurbishment works. construction of a new, single storey extension to the rear and sides of the house to provide new kitchen, living & bedroom accommodation, installation of a new waste water treatment system & decommissioning of existing septic tank, re-roofing of external storage shed, associated site works & landscaping. alterations to the permitted development include a reduction in the overall floor area and changes to elevations, material finishes and landscaping
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 11/10/2019
  • Decision Date: 05/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951536
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: KILLYCLUG
  • Development Description: Permission: (1) construction of a mono pitch extension to the side of existing house (2) external alterations including dormer windows, canopy roof type porch, combination window/rooflights, new windows and (3) construction of domestic garage with covered patio area and all associated site development works
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 11/10/2019
  • Decision Date: 05/12/2019
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951552

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