Appointment to the Board of An Bord Pleanála
The appointment of Board members to An Bord Pleanála is governed by section 106 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and Part 7 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. It provides that appointments to the Board by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government are generally made from candidates nominated by panels of prescribed bodies.
There is an upcoming Board vacancy to be filled under Panel C. Therefore, the nomination process has been initiated and each prescribed body under Panel C* has been invited to nominate up to three candidates for consideration for appointment by 20 August 2020.
* Note: The organisations prescribed under Panel C include: - County and City Management Association, Association of Irish Local Government, Local Authority Member’s Association, Institute of Public Administration, Irish Farmers’ Association, Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association, Irish Congress of Trade Unions.