Rise In Amount Of Irish Homes Getting Planning Permission

Apartment approvals also saw an increase.

The number of homes receiving planning permission increased by 21% last year.

CSO figures show over 41,000 units were approved in 2023, that's up from just over 34,000 in 2022.

Apartment approvals were up 29%, while house approvals increased by more than 13%.

In the midlands, over 110 new dwellings received planning permission -  the highest was in Offaly at 50, followed by Laois with 41 and Westmeath with 22.

The region also saw 66 extensions granted and 31 alterations and conversions.

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