27/06/2012

Approved Planning Permissions Drop By 63%

In the first quarter of 2012, planning permissions were granted for 1,355 dwelling units, compared with 3,667 units for the same period in 2011, a decrease of 63%, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Planning Permissions were granted for 1,263 houses in the first quarter of 2012 and 3,075 in the first quarter of 2011, a decrease of 58.9%

One-off houses accounted for 64.1% of all new dwelling units granted planning permission in this quarter.

The total number of planning permissions granted for all developments was 3,368. This compares with 4,019 in the first quarter of 2011, a decrease of 16.2%.

Planning Permissions for new buildings for Agriculture increased to 133 this quarter. This compares to 113 permissions in the same quarter of 2011.

(CD/GK)

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