Applications for Access to Information on the Environment should be made to:
Corporate and External Affairs,
Cork City Council,
Phone: 021 4924000
The Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) Regulations give members of the public the right to access Environmental Information held by or for public authorities including Cork City Council.
When making a request for information under the Access to Information on the Environment Regulations you are required to:
Normally you will be notified of the decision on your request within 1 month of its receipt.
What can I do if I am unhappy with a decision on my request?
If you consider that your original request for Environmental Information was refused wholly or partially, or was otherwise not properly dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the AIE Regulations, you may, not later than one month following the receipt of the decision from us, request that we carry out an internal review of the decision in part of in whole.
No fee will be charged for the internal review process.
A written outcome of the review informing you of the decision, the reason for the decision and advising you of your right of appeal to the Commissioner for Environmental Information, including the time limits and fees associated with such an appeal, will be issued to you within one month of the date of receipt of the request.
As provided for in the AIE Regulations, there is no initial fee when lodging a request for information under AIE. A public authority may however, charge a reasonalbe fee for supplying Environmental Information in accordance with the Regulations.
Cork City Council has set these fees as follows:
Cork City Council shall not charge a fee for the examination in situ of information requested.
Details of charges, if any will be advised once the request has been examined and considered.
If you have any queries, please contact us by e-mail at mailto:email@example.com or by phone at 021 4924000.