The Star Wars set on Ceann Sibeál is an “exempted development” and as such does not require planning permission.
Work has escalated in recent weeks on the set – which is situated west of Dingle on a scenic headland close to Baile an Fheirteáraigh village, overlooking the Blasket Islands.
Large beehive structures have been constructed on-site, akin to those on Sceilig Mhíchíl which featured in Star Wars: Episode VII,
A council spokesperson confirmed also, permits for filming at Ceann Sibeál have been granted by the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht.
Filming is understood to be taking place next month.