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159 planning permissions granted in Louth in second quarter of the year

159 planning permissions granted in Louth in second quarter of the year

There were 159 planning permissions granted in Louth in the second quarter of the year.

That’s according to a new report from the Central Statistics Office, released today.

The latest figures are in addition to the 164 applications given the go ahead in Q1, meaning there have been 323 planning permissions granted by Louth County Council in the first half of 2018.

Of the 159 planning applications 31 were in relation to new dwellings, 50 were extensions, 41 were alterations and conversions while the remaining 37 fell under the ‘other’ category.

The applications were in respect of a total of 24,000sqm. Of this 13,000sqm was for extensions, 8,000sqm was for new dwellings, and 4,000sqm fell in the other category.

The number of applications granted is up six on this time last year with 153 given the go ahead in Q2 2017.

Applications granted for the first half of the year area also up by 18 from 305 in the first six months of last year.

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