Planning and Development Act, 2000

Review of regional planning guidelines.

26.—(1) Where a regional authority has made regional planning guidelines, it shall, not later than 6 years after the making of such guidelines and not less than once in every period of 6 years thereafter, review such guidelines and when so reviewing, it may revoke the guidelines or make new regional planning guidelines.

(2) Before a regional authority revokes guidelines referred to in subsection (1) (other than for the purpose of making new regional planning guidelines), it shall consult with the planning authorities within its region.

(3) Where the regional authority makes new guidelines, it shall follow the procedures laid down in sections 22 , 24 and 25 .

(4) Where new guidelines are made under subsection (1), they shall supersede any previous regional planning guidelines for the relevant area.