Visitor Accommodation

Planning Directive No. 6 was  issued by the Minister for Planning under section 13(1) of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (the Act) and came into effect on 1 July 2018.

Advice on Planning Directive No. 6

A minor modification to Planning Directive No. 6 was issued by the Minister on 1 August 2018 to clarify the operation of Acceptable Solution A1 in clause 3.1(e). Please refer to link below:

Planning Directive No. 6 Exemption & Standards for Visitor Accommodation in Planning Schemes 

An Information Sheet detailing the changes to the requirements for visitor accommodation can be found on the link below:

Information Sheet VA1 – Changes to Requirements for Visitor Accommodation Use in Planning Schemes

A new Standard Application Package is also available and can be found on the links below:

Visitor Accommodation Use in Existing Habitable Buildings – Standard Application Package – Word version 

Visitor Accommodation Use in Existing Habitable Buildings – Standard Application Package – PDF version