16.17 Care Facilities

Care Facilities

(See also Chapter 12)

In accordance with the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended), applications for change of

use from use as a house to use as a residence for persons with an intellectual or physical disability or mental illness and persons providing care for such persons will require planning permission where the number of persons with such a disability exceeds six, and where the number of resident carers exceeds two will require planning permission and will be dealt with in accordance with normal development control criteria for community facilities in a residential area, as referred to above.