NOTICE OF THE MAKING OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER UNDER AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 76 OF AND THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 198 OF THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 2004, AS EXTENDED BY SECTION 10 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO. 2) ACT, 1960 SUBSTITUTED BY SECTION 86 OF THE HOUSING ACT, 1966, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 6 AND THE SECOND SCHEDULE TO THE ROADS ACT, 1993 AND AS AMENDED AND EXTENDED BY: THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS, 2000-2018 (INCLUDING PART XIV, SECTION 213, SECTION 213(2) AND SECTION 222 THEREOF); LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTS 1925-2019 INCLUDING SECTIONS 11 AND 184 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 2001; ROADS ACTS 1993 - 2015 AND PART XIV OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000 AND ALL OTHER ACTS THEREBY ENABLING PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4(A) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 AS AMENDED.
COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND
LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL
MOUNT AVENUE LINK ROAD
COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 2019
The Louth County Council (hereinafter referred to as "the local 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 Section 198 of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004, as extended by section 10 of the Local Government (No. 2) Act, 1960 as substituted by section 86 of the Housing Act, 1966 as amended by section 6 and the Second Schedule to the Roads Act, 1993 and as amended by the Planning and Development Acts, 2000 – 2018 (including Part XIV, Sections 213, 213(2) and 222 thereof) and pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 2001, as amended, have made an order entitled as above which is about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála (hereinafter referred to as “the Board”) for confirmation.
If confirmed, the order will authorise the local authority to acquire compulsorily, including the substrata thereof, the land described in Part I.a of the Schedule thereto, and to acquire temporarily, the land described in Part I.b of the Schedule thereto, for the purposes of the construction of the Mount Avenue Link Road and all ancillary works associated therewith.
Owners, lessees and occupiers of the land described in the Schedules will receive individual written notice.
The order will also authorise the local authority to acquire and extinguish the public rights of way, described in Part II of the Schedule thereto, by order made by them after they have acquired the land, where the said public right of way is over the land so acquired or any part thereof, or over land adjacent to or associated with the land so acquired or any part thereof.
Any objection to the Compulsory Purchase Order or to the extinguishing of the said public right of way must state in writing, the grounds of objection and be sent to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 VP02 so as to reach the Board by 19th November 2019.
If an objection is made in respect of the said acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the lands and is not withdrawn, the Board may at its absolute discretion hold an oral hearing in relation to the matter. Before making its decision on an application to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order, An Bord Pleanála must consider any objection made and not withdrawn, any additional submissions or observations made pursuant to Section 217A of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2018 and any report of the person who held the oral hearing, if such an oral hearing takes place.
A copy of the Order and of the map referred to in it may be seen at the offices of Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth between the hours of 9.30am and 5.00pm on working days between the 8th October 2019 and the 19th November 2019 and on our website at www.louthcoco.ie.
Mount Avenue Link Road CPO Deposit Map.pdf (size 4.2 MB)
Eugene Mc Manus
Louth County Council