Compulsory Purchase Order - 21 Brookwood Lawns, Dundalk, Co Louth

NOTICE OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 , TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4 (a) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE SAID ACT, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

21 Brookwood Lawns, Dundalk, Co Louth

The    County Council of Louth (hereinafter referred to as “the housing authority”) in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 76 of the Housing Act, 1966, and the Third Schedule thereto (as amended by the Planning and Development Act, 2000), have made order entitled as above which are about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation. If confirmed, the orders will authorise the housing authority to acquire compulsorily the land described in the Schedule for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966.

A copy of the orders and of the maps referred to in them may be seen at all reasonable hours at the Customer Services Counter at Drogheda Borough Council, Fair Street, Drogheda or at County Hall, Dundalk.

Owners, lessees and occupiers of the land described in the Schedule will receive individual written notice.

The Housing Act, 1966, as amended, provides that the Board cannot confirm the order in respect of the land if an objection is made in respect of the acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the land, and not withdrawn, until it has held an oral hearing into the objection and until it has considered the objection and the report of the person who held the oral hearing.

An Bord Pleanála has an absolute discretion under Section 218 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) to hold an oral hearing.

A copy of the orders and of the maps referred to in them may be seen at the offices of Louth County Council, Fair Street, Drogheda, and County Hall, St. Alphonsus Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth between the hours of 9.30am and 5.00pm on working days between the 5th March 2019  to 3rd April 2019 and on our website at www.louthcoco.ie. Objections to the order should be addressed to An Bord Pleanála, 64, Marlborough Street, Dublin so as to reach the Board before 5.30pm on the 3rd April 2019.

Dated this the 5th day of March, 2019

Paddy Donnelly,

Director of Housing Services

 Map 21 Brookwood Lawns, Dundalk