COMHAIRLE CHONTAE NA MÍ
MEATH COUNTY COUNCIL
FORM OF NOTICE OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER UNDER SECTION 76 OF, AND THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO, THE HOUSING ACT, 1966,
AS EXTENDED BY SECTION 10 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO 2) ACT, 1960,
PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4(a) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS, 2000-2017.
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO.2) ACT, 1960, THE ROADS ACTS, 1993 TO 2015
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTS 1925-2016 INCLUDING SECTION 11 AND 184 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 2001 AND
HOUSING ACTS 1966-2015
PART XIV OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS, 2000 TO 2017
INCLUDING SECTION 213 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000.
COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND
MEATH COUNTY COUNCIL COMPULSORY PURCHASE (No. 1) ORDER, 2018
N51 DUNMOE PHASE 2
Meath 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 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 the Roads Acts, 1993 to 2015 and in particular section 6 and the Second Schedule to the Roads Act, 1993 and as amended by the Planning and Development Acts, 2000 to 2017 has made an order entitled as above which is about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation. If confirmed, the order will authorise the Local Authority to acquire compulsorily the land described in the Schedule for the purposes of construction of the N51 Dunmoe Phase 2 scheme comprising the construction of approximately 4 km of single carriageway and associated ancillary and consequential works, including the provision of side roads, accommodation works/roads, junctions, and other road works from the townland of Blackcastle Demesne to the townlands of Cruicetown and Pighill in County Meath.
Owners, lessees and occupiers of the land described in the Schedule will receive individual written notice.
The Order will also authorise the Local Authority to extinguish the public rights of way described in Part III of the Schedule by order made by them after the local authority has acquired the land, where the said public rights of way are 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 objections to this order should be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, so as to reach the Board before 4.00pm on Friday 4th May, 2018.
The Board cannot confirm –
- a compulsory purchase 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,
- an order which authorises the extinguishment of rights of way if there is an objection to the extinguishment, which is not withdrawn,
until it has considered the objection(s).
An Bord Pleanála has an absolute discretion under Section 218 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) to hold an oral hearing.
Before making its decision on an application to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order, the Board must consider any objection(s) made and not withdrawn, any additional submissions or observations made pursuant to a request by the Board under Section 217A of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) and in the event of an oral hearing being held, any report of the person who conducted the hearing.
An Bord Pleanála may confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order or any part thereof with or without modifications or may annul the Compulsory Purchase Order or any part thereof.
A person may question the validity of any decision by An Bord Pleanála to confirm a Compulsory Purchase Order by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts as provided for in Section 50 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2017. Further information can be obtained from An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 in respect of the judicial review procedure. Further information in respect of the Judicial Review process can also be found on www.citizensinformation.ie Contact Lo Call 1890777121 or + 353 21 4521600 for details of the locations and operating hours of your local Citizens Information Centre.
A copy of the order and of the maps referred to in it may be seen at:
The offices of Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291
The offices of Meath County Council, Laytown/Bettystown MD Office, Main Street, Duleek, Co.Meath A92 R9KW.
Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am and 1.00pm and between 2.00pm and 4.00pm from 14th March , 2018 to 4th May, 2018 inclusive, (excluding public holidays).
Des Foley, Dated this 13th March, 2018.
Director of Transportation,
Meath County Council,