To qualify for membership of Cork City PPN, your group / organisation must

  • Are in existence in Cork City for at least six months.
  • Meet regularly
  • Have at least three (3) members and are open to new members
  • Be non-party political and non-sectarian
  • Operate on a not-for-profit basis
  • Are volunteer-led (organisations may have paid staff, but must be under voluntary control).

  • Have an appropriate governance structure e.g. set of rules / constitution / financial procedures.

Notes on Registrations

  • Groups/organisations wish to registeri under the Environment Pillar must be be verified by the Environmental Pillar at a national level. This requires us to contact them to ensure you meet the criteria that has been set down.

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  • In general Tidy Town Committees are not regarded as eligible to join the Environment Sector and should join the Community & Voluntary Sector instead
  • Groups formed around specific local issues are not eligible for PPN membership, for example, groups formed around opposition to a particular local planning application
  • In the event of a dispute regarding eligibility, the PPN Secretariat will determine eligibility for membership