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Operational works

What is operational work?

Operational work is a term defined by the Planning Act 2016. It refers to a range of development activities including excavating or filling, erecting an advertising sign, clearing vegetation, road works and infrastructure. If you are undertaking activities such as these, depending on your conditions of approval, you may require operational works approval.

Types of operational work

Refer to the forms and applications section below for links to the forms and to apply online.

For application fees see our Register of fees and charges.

For information and advice regarding post OPW private landscape approval requirements, refer to Post Operational Works Landscape Approval resources.

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