Policy & Publications

Policy & Research Development

One of the main priorities of the AILG is to continuously develop policy on local government areas that are important to our Elected Members. The Association has had consultation inputs on a wide variety of areas including Coastal Planning, Flooding, Governance & Ethics, Housing, Planning, Emergency Planning, Brexit, Irish Water, Roads and GDPR.

Recent Publications

Paper | 

September 2021

AILG Pathway to the Provision of Maternity Leave for Local Authority Elected Members

Information Leaflet | 

July 2021

AILG Information Leaflet – Section 183 Disposal of Council Lands

Information Leaflet | 

July 2021

AILG Information Leaflet – Public Rights-of-Way Creation and Extinguishment

Information Leaflet | 

July 2021

AILG Information Leaflet – Material Contravention of the Development Plan

Information Leaflet | 

July 2021

AILG Information Leaflet – Part 8 Planning Process

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Legislation & Circulars

Circular | 

May 2021

S28-Ministerial-Guideline-Regulation-of-Institutional-Investment-in-Housing-May-2021

Regulation of Commercial Institutional Investment in Housing- Guidelines for Planning Issued by DHLGH

Circular | 

May 2021

NRUP 03/2021 Ministerial Planning Guidelines under Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), Regulation of Commercial Institutional Investment in Housing

NRUP 03/2021 Issued by DHLGH

AILG Submission Paper | 

May 2021

AILG issues paper on Land Development Agency Bill (No 11 of 2021)

AILG issues paper on Land Development Agency Bill (No 11 of 2021) and specific amendments sought to the draft Bill

Circular | 

October 2020

LG 07/2020 Guidelines for supplementary Standing Orders regulating the proceedings in relation to remote meetings of the Council

LG 07/2020 Issued by DHLGH

Circular | 

October 2020

CIVIL LAW AND CRIMINAL LAW (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2020 (SECTION 29) (LOCAL AUTHORITIES) (DESIGNATION) ORDER 2020

Circular | 

September 2020

LG 06/2020 Adjustment to Members’ Representational Payment from 1 October 2020

LG 06/2020 Issued by DHLGH

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Media Assets

You can find all AILG media assets and Press Releases here.

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