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AILG-OPR Training Webinar Fri, July 23rd 2021

The AILG are hosting another online training webinar for local authority members in conjunction with the Office of the Planning Regulator on Friday 23rd July, 2021 from 10am – 11:30am.

Elected Members can register their interest by email to

The final webinar of our four-part Housing series, the title for the overall training is “Delivery of High Quality Housing Appropriate to its Setting”.

The individual presentations will deal with:

  1. “Planning Policy, Good Urban Design and Sustainable Communities”

This presentation will focus on the essential requirements and principles of national planning policy in relation to the form and density of development in different geographical settings. Delivered by Jason Taylor, Planning Advisor, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

  1. “Delivering Sustainable Communities by Co-ordinated Urban Design and Planning”

This presentation will have a strong practical focus in terms of how to apply the principles of good urban design to different urban development situations thereby securing sustainable development that is appropriate to its setting. Delivered by Fionnuala May, County Architect, Fingal County Council.

There will be a Question and Answer session after the delivery of the presentations. Questions may be submitted online throughout the course of the webinar.


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