The primary concern for the IPI is the health and wellbeing of our members and will remain, a key concern of the Institute in its work over the coming weeks and months.

The Institute is providing regular updates to our members through the IPI members Ezine, website and social media to reflect new developments as they arise. The Institute are engaged with the Department on an ongoing basis in raising feedback and concerns from our Members. Please send through any questions or concerns to which will be collated and submitted to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Online CPD Schedule for Planners - free of charge
Mindful of the impact of Covid 19 on Members of the Irish Planning Institute a series of free online CPD courses for Planners have been prepared. Each session lasts 2 hours and is free of charge to current Members of the Institute. The full list of events can be found here

FAQs from the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government


Please see below the latest set of FAQs issued by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government today Monday 6 April in relation to an Order under Section 251A of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended.

Information regarding extension of Public Participation in the Planning System


Further to the announcement made yesterday 29 March 2020 regarding the extension of public participation in the planning system, please find below the relevant Circular, S28 Guidelines and FAQs issued by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Covid-19 and Planning


Key Planning Announcements to date. 


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