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Weekly planning application updates from Donegal County Council, 24/03/2020

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: SHANNAGH
  • Development Description: Permission: For a period of ten years for the addition of two wind turbines to the existing three turbine windfarm. the development will consist of the following: construction of (1) two wind turbines with hub heights of up to 55 metres and an overall height of up to 77 metres to blade tip; (2) two crane hardstand areas located beside each turbine; (3) one 20 kv substation building with associated electrical plant and equipment (4) internal windfarm underground cabling and new site access track and installation of (1) a drainage system for the proposed hardstands and road access (2) underground grid connection of approximately 910m in length, predominantely along the existing windfarm access road network and all associated site development and ancillary works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 10/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 04/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050291
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: DROMORE
  • Development Description: Permission: Internal modification to existing offices, waiting area, toilets and canteen and the construction of new waiting/reception area, toilets, store, at ground floor level and new first floor mezzanine extension consisting of staff canteen, store and open plan area (103.2sqm) together with all associated site works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 10/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 04/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050294
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: DEVLINMORE
  • Development Description: Permission: Continuation of the existing operational quarry for a 25-year period. operations will include: 1) extraction, blasting and rocking breaking within the 2.62 hectares previously permitted quarrying area in a downward direction; 2) processing of rock, screening & washing of material inclusing sand; 3) the continuation of use of all structures and other ancillary facilities; 4) proposed water treatment plant to clean & recycle water; 5) previously permitted site access and 6) all related operation including blasting and extraction with all associated site works; and 7) ancillary and associated developments; all at the permitted/operational quarry (previous refs: 09/40336, 13/50841 & 07/51043). a natura impact statement accompanies this application
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 11/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 05/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050298
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: UMMERAWIRRINAN
  • Development Description: Retention permission: Reconfiguration of the ground floor including associated minor elevational changes and the addition of first floor sleeping accomodation and permission for 1) removal of 2 no. existing windows to the front & side elevations and replacing with a corner window 2) removal of 1 no. existing window to the front elevation and replacing with a larger window 3) cladding of the front & side elevations with a charred timber cladding 4) removal of existing roof covering and replacement with a new zinc roof 5) and all associated site works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 10/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 04/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050299
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: MEENACARN
  • Development Description: Permission: Demolition of all non-original building fabric (timber frame bedroom wing, flat roofed bathroom and gable end sun-room) adjoining the existing cottage, raising of the wall plate level of the existing cottage and replacing the existing thatch roof with corrugated metal and the construction of new annexes to the existing cottage with associated site works and landscaping
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 13/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 07/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050312
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: LINSFORT
  • Development Description: Retention permission: Site entrance and hardcore yard and for outline permission of a camping/glamping site that includes the following (a) construction of a services building to include toilets and showers (b) 10 no. glamping pods (c) 3 no. caravan pitches (d) 4 no. parking bays with services for camper vans (e) tent pitch area (f) children's play park (g connection to existing services and all associated works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 10/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 04/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050319
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: KILLYBEGS
  • Development Description: Permission: (A) demolition of the single storey extension located on the side (north west corner) of existing dwelling and a semi-detached shed located along the northern boundary of the site and (b) construction of a single storey extension wrapping around the side and rear (north and west elevations) of dwelling along with alterations to the front facade (east elevation) and all associated works and site works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 11/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 05/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050321
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: ROCKHILL
  • Development Description: Permission: (1) construction and development of a wellness centre to the western side of former stables / army accommodation (2) change of use from self catering holiday apartments approved under planning ref no's: 17/50383 & 19/50956 to changing rooms and treatment areas ancillary to proposed wellness centre, works to include (a) removal of existing entrance porch and constuction of a replacement entrance / reception area, (b) construction of decorative roof dormers to existing pitched rood on northern elevation (3) change of use for part of former coach house to 1 no self catering holiday apartment and associated site and ancillary development works. development proposed is located within the curtilage of protected structure (rockhill house rps registration no 40906102)
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 13/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 07/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050326
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: ARDMORE
  • Development Description: Retention permission: (I) existing storage shed (ii) timber clad cabin used as tearoom building and permission for (a) construction of an additional storage shed (b) toilet block structure (c) provision / installation of an office cabin incorporating pergola (d) container type toilet block (e) new pergola structure attached to tearoom which is subject to retention at (ii) above (f) 4 no. floodlights to existing pitch and 2 no. ball stop fences (g) 5 no hardstands for placing of future outdoor exercise equipment (h) signage of vehicular entrance and connection to existing main services located on site and associated site development works
  • Status:
  • Application Received: 13/03/2020
  • Decision Date: 07/05/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050327
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: ST. CATHERINES ROAD
  • Development Description: Permission: Conversion and change of use of existing retail unit and ancillary spaces to 2 no. new retail units & 1 no. 2 bedroom apartment with connection to existing foul and storm water drainage and all associated works including (1) south elevation: (a) relocating of existing signage; (b) removal of 1 no. window, (c) alterations to 3 no. windows including installation of new sash windows, (d) removal of section of upper floor level wall and windows for the formation of new recessed patio area with french doors & side panels, window and 3no. rooflights over; (2) east elevation (from quay street); (a) removal of existing signage (b) removal of existing roller shutter door, (c) amendment to opening height and construction of infill clad wall with pedestrian access door, (d) replacement of 4 no. windows with sash windows and installation of 2 no. new sash windows to the proposed apartment, (e) 1 no. new window to retail unit 2, (f) removal of shop window and infill with new handrail, (g) new signage for new retail unit 2; (3) north elevation; (a) removal of existing shop window and installation of 2 no. recessed windows/doors with signage over to provide an enlarged paved and covered access to each retail unit; (4) northwest elevation (from st catherine's road); (a) amendment and relocation of existing shop window along with installation of 1 no. new window to new retail unit 1 (b) new signage for new retail unit 1 and (c) installation of new residential entrance door & fanlight to the proposed apartment
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 26/11/2019
  • Decision Date: 10/03/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=1951837
  • Applicant: N/A
  • Development Address: PORTHALL
  • Development Description: Extension of duration: Carrying out of works within the curtilage of a protected structure (reg. no. 40907113 known as porthall) consisting of the following: 1. change of use of a section of an existing agricultural shed to an indoor horse riding arena. 2. change of use of first floor only of existing agricultural store to a lecture room associated with proposed indoor horse riding arena, including parking area & access through existing entrance. 3. minor improvement works to the junction at the r-265-3 & l-23941-1 to include raising of road levels & associated drainage and all associated siteworks
  • Status: Granted
  • Application Received: 15/01/2020
  • Decision Date: 10/03/2020
  • Further Details: http://www.donegalcdb.ie/eplan/internetenquiry/rpt_ViewApplicDetails.asp?validFileNum=1&app_num_file=2050024

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