Kilkenny sees 34% drop in planning applications

The level of construction in Kilkenny is continuing to drop, with a fall of 34% in the number of planning applications submitted locally compared with last year, according to the National Housing Construction Index.

The level of construction in Kilkenny is continuing to drop, with a fall of 34% in the number of planning applications submitted locally compared with last year, according to the National Housing Construction Index.

The numbers show that from January to April 2012, 82 planning applications were submitted in Kilkenny, compared to 125 in the same period last year. The period also saw a 15% decrease in the number of Commencement Notices issued in Kilkenny from 61 to 52, according to the index issued by Link2Plans.