The Green Party chairperson of the Oireachtas housing committee was warned about serious issues in An Bord Pleanála (ABP) this February but ignored the allegations.
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The Bord Pleanála (ABP) chairperson blocked the release of controversial board minutes despite ABP’s legal obligations.
An Bord Pleanála’s (ABP) director of planning assigned herself a planning appeal in her own neighbourhood. Celebrity architect Dermot Bannon represented the applicants, who were ultimately successful in having restrictions on their proposed extension overturned.
The Bord Pleanála (ABP) director of planning signed off on three major housing developments brought by her husband’s clients. One of the developments is located just 500 metres from her north Dublin home.
The Bord Pleanála (ABP) board told an inspector to delete sections of her report that would have required a property developer to significantly alter its plans for a south Dublin apartment development.