Dáil Éireann - Volume 212 - 18 November, 1964
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Building Additions and Extensions.
Mr. Gilhawley Mr. Gilhawley
 31. Mr. Gilhawley asked the Minister for Local Government whether permission is required under the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963 for addition to, or extension of, existing buildings where such additions or extensions are more than thirty feet from the centre of a public road and where the additional area is not more than 120 square feet.
Mr. Blaney Mr. Blaney
Mr. Blaney: The regulations relating to exempted development permit development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse which consists of an extension of the house by way of addition to the rear provided that the original floor area of the dwellinghouse is not exceeded by more than 120 square feet and the height of the extension does not exceed that of the house. Planning permission need not be obtained except in circumstances indicated in sub-article (5) of article 3 of the regulations, e.g., if the extension does not comply with any building byelaws in force in the district or if it infringes a building line.
Farm buildings such as stores, barns, byres, glasshouses, pens, sties, poultry-houses and silos may also be extended without planning permission provided they are not less than 30 feet from (1) a public road the metalled part of which is more than 12 feet in width, or (2) the site of a new road formally approved by the planning authority. There is a height limit of 21 feet on structures within 100 yards of a public road. Pighouses, poultry-houses and silos must not be within 100 feet of any dwellinghouse save with the consent of the owner and occupier thereof.
Dáil Éireann 212 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Building Additions and Extensions.