Services - KEHOE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 059 915 3003 -Chartered Architectural Practice based in Carlow.

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What we do:

Planning Applications in accordance with PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 to 2021

-All planning applications that we prepare go through our 64 point checklist.

-The Office of the Planning Regulator and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage have published a series of planning leaflets dealing with all aspects of the planning system.

Strategic Housing Development (SHD) Planning Applications
-Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016
-Planning and Development (Strategic Housing Development) Regulations 2017

Planning applications for housing developments of more than 100 residential units and 200 plus student bed spaces can now be made directly to An Bord Pleanála. New legislation which allows for this type of application was enacted on 19th December 2016 and the associated regulations come in to effect on 3rd July 2017.

Domestic Extensions

Home Improvements or Refurbishments

Bespoke One Off House Design

Housing Developments

Apartment Developments

Commercial Developments

Industrial Developments

Educational Projects


- Land (Topography) Surveys and site levels to produce Contour Mapping and Site layout maps in accordance with PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 to 2015  article 23(1)(a)(c)

- GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) or GPS (Global Positioning System) Surveying

- GPR (Ground Penetration Radar) or Utility Detection Radar

-Measured Surveys

-Building Surveys ( 3 Types )

  - Type One

  - Type Two

  - Type Three

Certificate of Compliance

Stage Payments Certificates

Certification of land Registry Maps

-Here you will find the Suns Location/Azimuth, the Suns Elevation on a given location on given hour on a given day on any given month in a given year.

Architectural Three Dimensional Design

All Works Covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance*

* Professional Indemnity Insurance offers our clients peace of mind. Professional Indemnity Insurance provides cover for claims brought against the policyholder due to their professional negligence.

Additional Services

-( FSC ) Fire Safety Certificate Applications in Accordance with BUILDING CONTROL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS

-( DAC ) Disability Access Certificate Applications in Accordance with BUILDING CONTROL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS

-Photomontage**: Photomontage is a technique of combining a number of photographs or parts of photographs to form a composite picture, used especially in displaying housing developments etc.

-Architectural Photography

-BER**:(Building Energy Rating) assessments: BER is similar to the energy label for a household electrical appliance like your fridge. The label has a scale of A-G. A-rated homes are the most energy efficient and G the least efficient.

-Trial Hole Assessment and Percolation Tests**: in accordance with CODE OF PRACTICE for Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems Serving Single Houses 2009 (p.e.  less than or equal to 10)

On-Site Assessment

6.2.1 Visual assessment

6.2.2 Trial hole assessment Interpreting the trial hole test results

6.2.3 Percolation tests Interpretation of the percolation tests

6.2.4 Integration of desk study and on-site assessment

-BLOWER DOOR TEST**: in accordance with Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 259 of 2011) Technical Guidance Document L – Conservation of Fuel and Energy – Dwellings

** work completed by a third Party


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