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How to Use the Monitor Applications Tool


  1. The first time you use the application, enter your preferred email address and password into the boxes and click the Log In button.
  2. Type the Planning Reference number (ex. 09250) of the application you want to watch into the box to the left of the Add Application to My List button and push that button.
  3. You will now be able to view the current status of the application you entered in the list.
  4. Click the View History button to see a brief outline of the history of that application.
  5. You can turn email alerts on and off by using the radio buttons at the bottom of the screen and clicking the Update Email Settings button.
  6. If you have email alerts turned on, you will receive an email whenever the application’s status changes (ex. Further Information Requested or received, Decisions Made appeals to An Bord Pleanala, etc.).  Email alerts are sent each morning and reflect the events of the previous working day.

Note:  this is a brand new system and it is still being modified.  If it does not work as you would expect, please email us to let us know what's wrong.  This system is provided as a free service.  Mayo County Council does not guarantee that any and all changes made to an application will be reflected in emails and accepts no liability for any failure associated with this system.

Planning Clinics

Planning Clinics are held at the following Mayo County Council Offices every Wednesday between 09:30 to 12:30  (unless otherwise stated in the clinic update below)


Arran Place


Kilmaine Road


Church Road


Aras an Chontae


Kilcommon Road


Station Road


Ballinrobe Road

No prior appointment is necessary to avail of this service.

Clinic Update:

Please check with the planning office to see if clinincs are running as normal over the summer period



Forward Planning Updates


In accordance with the provisions of Section 169 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2019, the documents below are required to be kept  on public display for a period of at least 6 weeks from Wednesday 29th May 2019.

Written submissions/observations should be clearly marked,

“Ireland West Airport Knock SDZ” and sent to the Forward Planning Section, Mayo County Council, Aras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. F23 WF90, or they can be emailed to 

The closing date for submissions or observations is

Friday 12th July 2019 at

Mayo County Development Plan Review Process is paused until after the Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy (RSES) is published.

The RSES is due to be published in early 2019, please check back then for further updates on the preparation of the County Development Plan.


Tools & Resources

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