Request a Planning Search

Planning files dating back to approximately the year 2005 are available to view on Cork City Council’s website.  

If the application is after this date you can search for it yourself using a text based search at by searching on our mapping portal at Cork City Planning Applications & Enforcement ( 

For older files or if you are having difficulty searching online, we can carry out a search for you at a cost of €20 by completing an online form.  

If you have more than one planning search you must complete a new form for each search.

Please have your debit or credit card ready for payment.  

You will need an address of the site / property and preferably an Eircode if there is one.  

Please also upload a location map marking where the site / property is if possible.

The results of the search will be emailed to you. This takes approximately two weeks. 

If after you receive your results, you wish to view the physical file from archives you can order it at a cost of €30 by emailing or phoning 021-4924000.  


You can request a Planning Search online here.