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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:

Planning Clinics will resume on the 9th Jan. 2019, there will be no planning clinics on the 2nd Jan 2019



Current News


The Northern & Western Regional Assembly has published a Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the region. This will replace the current Regional Planning Guidelines and is drawn up in conjunction with the various enterprise and economic development agencies.

The consultation period for making submissions on the Draft RSES to the Regional Assembly is open until 5pm on 9th February 2019.

The Draft RSES and supporting documents are available to view/download from

Updated: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:09:53 GMT

Forward Planning Updates

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.


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