As noted on the Wicklow County Council website Newcastle is a designated Level 6 ‘Rural Town’ settlement. All Level 6 Settlement Plans form part of the County Development Plan 2016 – 2022 (Volume 2).
Wicklow County Council have a number of online resources to search and find all current and historical planning applications for the village. Please use the links below to find out more:
One of the main developments for the village of the coming years will be the new the proposed construction of a mixed use development, including 35 houses and apartments, 3 commercial units and the provision of a town and linear park in the field known as the Lawn Field, beside the Castle Inn in the village. The finalised planning application, that has been given permission to proceed. A survey was conducted in 202 to gauge the resident’s opinions to this development proposal and the results can be viewed here – Newcastle Development Survey Responses June 2020, the original planning application can be accessed on eplanning.ie here and the results of the appeal to An Bord Pleanala can be viewed here.
Wicklow County Council’s Weekly Planning lists for 2022 are available to view online at https://www.wicklow.ie/Living/Services/Planning/Planning-Applications/Weekly-Planning-Lists/Weekly-Planning-List-2022. These list all applications for planning in the
You can access all of the Council’s Development Plans and Strategies for Newcastle using the links below