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Terms & Conditions

Last Updated: June 16th 2022


The information provided here is given without prejudice to the formal consideration of any subsequent planning application. Section 247 (3) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) states that “the carrying out of consultations shall not prejudice the performance by a planning authority of any other of its functions under this Act, or any regulations made under this Act and cannot be relied upon in the formal planning process or in legal proceedings.”


The Carlow Pre-Planning Report Service ("the Service") is provided by Pin Point Alerts Limited (Registered in Ireland, ref. #488766) on behalf of Carlow County Council. Participation in this service is governed by these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are important and protect you and us. Please take the time to read the terms and conditions carefully. If you have any questions about the terms and conditions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


  • "Applicable Laws" means any law, statute, regulation, order, judgement, decision, recommendation, rule, policy or guideline passed or issued by government or any competent court or authority in relation to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions.
  • The System” or “The Service” means the website, Carlow subdomain ( and all related components of the service.


Reports generated from The Service use a combination of data from Carlow County Council along with external 3rd party sources such as National Parks and Wildlife Service, Ordnance Survey, and others. The Service uses the best available data that is available to the Council when the report is generated. In some situations, the data used to prepare this report may be incomplete or out of date and this is outsite the control of Carlow County Council. For this reason, you are advised to use The Service for indicative purposes only, and not to rely on the results for the purpose of proceeding with an application for planning permission, or otherwise. Pin Point Alerts Ltd., Carlow County Council and all 3rd party data providers are not responsible for any data issues contained in any report that is generated by The Service.