County Kerry possesses a wealth of built heritage dating from ancient to modern times. This built heritage is an intrinsic part of the County’s landscape and one of the County’s many physical attributes. The Architectural Conservation Officer of Kerry County Council is responsible for the protection of the architectural heritage as defined by the Planning and Development Act 2000. This work includes:
- Protection of Architectural Conservation Areas and structures which are included in the Record of Protected Structures.
- Provision of professional advice to owners of protected structures on conservation issues.
- Provision of professional advice on planning applications, Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) proposals and forward planning proposals.
- Provision of advice to the Enforcement Section regarding unauthorised development and endangerment of Protected Structures.
- Provision of advice on conservation policy within the council and input to the Development Plan.
- Management of the Record of Protected Structures.
- Designation of Architectural Conservation Areas.
- Administration of conservation grants
For further information please contact:
Architectural Conservation Officer
Kerry County Council
Tel: 066 7183793
- Architectural Conservation Areas
- Conservation Guidelines & Advice
- Sample Conservation Projects
- Protected Structures
- Denny Street Advice Manual for Owners
- Section 57 Declaration Application Form
- The Home Place – An Inventory of Traditional Rural Architecture in North and East Kerry