Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

Appeal against refusal by planning authority to relax building regulations.

88.—(1) If a planning authority refuse an application to dispense with or relax any requirement in building regulations which they have power to dispense with or relax, the applicant may by notice in writing appeal to the Minister within one month from the date on which the planning authority notify the applicant of their refusal.

(2) Where an appeal under this section is allowed, the Minister shall give such directions for dispensing with or relaxing building regulations as may be appropriate, and the planning authority shall comply therewith.