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Ordnance Survey Maps and Planning Applications

Ordnance Survey Maps and Planning Applications - Government of Ireland copyright protects all works made by the Government or by an officer or servant of the Government in the course of his/her duties. This statement includes Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) maps, publications and data.  When Ordnance Survey Ireland and Land Registry maps are photocopied without prior written permission from OSI, copyright law is then infringed (and the acceptance of this infringed material is akin to receiving stolen goods.).

Large numbers of Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Auctioneers and Solicitors have Ordnance Survey Ireland licences so as not to infringe copyright law. All licences numbers start with the appropriate first two letters of the profession of the agent and end with the last two digits of the current year.  Meath Local Authorities request that you submit maps with planning applications in accordance with copyright law.