Development Contribution Schemes

Development Contribution Schemes

Information about the schemes under which developments contribute to public infrastructure and facilities.

Meath County Development Contribution Scheme 2016 - 2022

Meath County Council operates a Development Contribution Scheme to part fund the provision of public infrastructure and facilities in County Meath. All planning permissions are subject to this Scheme, including permissions granted on appeal by An Bord Pleánala, unless exempt according to the provisions of the Scheme.


What is the cost?

The rates of development contributions payable are set out in the Schedule of Charges included in the Scheme (see Page 9).

A 10% reduction is offered where development contributions are paid in full within 28 days of issue of the invoice.

The Ready Reckoner below provides a guide to calculate development contribution rates.  For an official calculation please contact 046 9097500.

An additional contribution is payable to Irish Water for public infrastructure provided by them. Developers should contact Irish Water directly in this regard.

Supplementary Development Contribution Schemes

Supplementary Development Contribution Schemes also apply in respect of the following projects:

  • Navan to Dublin Railway Line – Phase 1 – Clonsilla to Dunboyne (Pace)
  • Kells “Backlands” N3 – N 52 Urban Collector / Distributer Road Link & Newrath Stream Culvert Replacement Scheme

The rates of contributions payable are set out in the relevant Schemes.

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