Council discussing planning issues at special meeting

first_img WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – November 15, 2011 Facebook Pinterest Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Council discussing planning issues at special meeting Newsx Adverts Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleDeputy Doherty slams government for appointments to state boardsNext articleSoccer – Shay “A Professional Job Is Required” News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Donegal County Council is meeting in special session this morning to discuss changes to planning regulations which will affect the County Development Plan.The review of the plan has been out for public consultation, with Fianna Fail members fearing that the new regulations introduced by Environment Minister Phil Hogan may impact on the validity of the consultation process so far.Cllr Dessie Larkin says the meeting is also likely to address the future of the council’s planniong service, with suggestions that a sharp drop in the number of planning applications may lead to changes in how the planning department is structured, particularly in terms of how the service is provided in decentralised offices.That’s already being discussed with unions.Cllr Larkin says at a time when morale is low in the planning department, today’s discussions could prove significant…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/dessi8301.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more