The Draft Planning and Development Bill 2022, which overhauls the current Planning and Development Act 2000, was undergoing pre-legislative scrutiny with the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government & Heritage in early 2023. An Taisce provided evidence to the Committee as part of the Irish Environmental Network delegation.

Read the opening statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee here.

Read our full submission here.

The recording and transcript of our appearance before the Committee are available here.