Engineer, Planning Development & Design Consultant - No. 1 for a Professional Service in Wicklow

34 Garden Village Crescent, Kilpedder, Greystones, Co. Wicklow A63AY80
Call us today @ 086-2345570 to discuss your next project!
Email info@wicklowplanning.com or
Email michaellane1959@outlook.com

Who we are

Michael Lane is a Chartered Engineer and trades as a Planning & Design Consultant.

Michael also holds a BSc. in Construction Technology from Bolton St. (DIT), Dublin.

Michael worked in the family business (M Lane & Co Ltd) for a number of years before forming Lane Planning & Design in 2003. The business was re-branded to WicklowPlanning.com. in August 2023

What we do

The principal activities we undertake include the initial design and preparation of planning applications for, houses and extensions.

We also prepare applications for retention permission for a variety of un-authorized developmets

We specialize in all aspects of planning applications:
  • Survey (Measurements, Levels)
  • Initial Design Drawings
  • Existing Site Plans
  • Proposed Site Plans
  • Existing House Plans
  • Proposed House Plans
  • Newspaper Notices
  • Site Notices
  • Ordinance Survey Maps
  • Planning Application Form
  • Schedule of Documents
  • Cover Letter
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Additional Professional Services

Listed below are some of the other services we provide

Auto Cad Services
Planning Reports
Planning Objections
Planning Appeals
Drawings for Planning Exempt extensions
Building Specification for Planning Exempt extensions

What our customers say...

"Michael Lane helped us design our new home and get planning approval... he also oversaw the entire building process - on time and on budget. Our finished home is fab. Thanks Michael for all your advice and expertise."
Celine in Bray, Co Wicklow

"Michael Lane provided a superb service in innovative house design and overseeing construction work, with a strong emphasis on sustainable installation. We could not recommend this company highly enough - superb!"
Tom and Ann in Newtownmountkennedy

Book written by Michael

The Definitive Guide to Building an Energy Efficient House. The guide provides a step by step guide to the layperson or self builder to design and build an energy efficient, eco friendly home to suit their specific requirements. Information is provided on engaging professional and contractors, the design and layout, insulation and U-values, the superstructure, air-tightness, ventilation, electricity, water heating, heating and radiation and renewable energy

Useful Links

Listed below are some useful links

Wicklow County Council Planning Dept. link
Wexford County Council Planning Dept. link
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Planning Dept. link
South Dublin County Council Planning Dept. link
Planning Laws Ireland. link
Building Regulations Ireland. link Here are some more competed projects...  

Thinking of building an extension?

Are you building an extension, a porch, a sun-room or a conservatory, which is planning exempt or requires planning permission?
If so, we can provide:

  • Site Survey (Measurement stage)
  • Drawings for Existing/Proposed Floor Plan/s
  • Drawings for Existing/Proposed Elevations
  • Drawings for Existing/Proposed Site Plan/s
  • A detailed building specification document (incl. materials, contract requirements, etc.)
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Advantages of engaging us

The advantages of engaging WicklowPlanning.com for your proposed project are:

  • Professional Service
  • 30 Years Experience
  • Modern Designs
  • Practical Designs
  • Competitive Professional Fees
  • Exceptionally high planning success rate

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Our Planning Record

www.wicklowplanning.com have had our first two planning applications granted. One in Newtownmountkennedy and one in Bray. Our clients are delightful

According to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government, the success rate for planning applications in County Wicklow is 88.4% and the national average is 88.6% (Both for the year 2020).

You can download further information here

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Our Fees

WicklowPlanning.com offers a very wide range of professional services. It is standard practice that all our clients receive a detailed quotation of the professional fees and expenses, that would be involved, in their particular project.

Please contact us with details of your project, in order to receive a detailed quotation.

WicklowPlanningn.com has a standard practice of calculating professional fees based on an estimate of the amount of work involved in each project.

Detailed below are the typical fees charged for a variety of projects.

  • The fees detailed will differ from project to project
  • All fees are subject to VAT at 23%
  • All fees are subject to expenses (if applicable)
  • All fees listed below are effective from August 2023
  • Note: We do not charge on a percentage basis
Project Type Fee
AutoCAD Services € 80.00 per hour
Small Works € 80.00 per hour
Initial Consultation (by phone) € **No Charge**
Initial Consultation (on site) € 200.00 (refundable)
Consultation (for a once-off house) € 250.00
Planning Objections €400.00 (from)
Planning Appeals €450.00 (from)
Planning Reports €450.00 (from)
Extensions < 40 m2 (Planning Exempt) Fee (from)
Site Survey + Measurements € 500.00
Drawings € 2500.00
Planning Applications Fee (from)
Extensions  40 m2 (Planning Required) Fee (from)
Planning Stage  € 2750.00
Extensions > 40-100 m2 (Planning Required) Fee (from)
Planning Stage  € 3500.00
Houses Fee (from)
Planning Stage € 4500.00

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Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability

Did you know that WicklowPlanning.com can prepare all the floor plans, drawings and a Contract Specification Document to meet the requirements of the Occupational Therapist in your Local Authority

Please follow this link at Citizens Information for full details of the grants available