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Aircraft Noise Competent Authority (ANCA)

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On 8 August 2022, the planning authority made a decision to grant permission for planning application (F20A/0668) by daa for amendment of conditions associated with night-time aircraft activity at Dublin Airport. Conditions of the permission include the regulatory decision by ANCA.

Click here for more information on the planning decision, noise abatement objective, regulatory decision (including insulation eligibility map).

Ethna Felten

ANCA Director's Welcome Message

The Aircraft Noise Competent Authority (ANCA) is a separate and independent Directorate within Fingal County Council. 

ANCA is committed to delivering a quality service with transparency, fairness and minimum delay. 


What the Legislation Says

European and Irish aircraft noise legislation seeks to ensure that the sustainable development of air transport should be balanced with the introduction of measures aimed at reducing the noise impact from aircraft to maintain or increase the quality of life of neighbouring citizens.