The taking-in-charge process begins with a request by the developer or a majority of home owners to have the roads and services taken in charge by the Council.
The developer sends in an as-built record of the development and a CCTV survey of the drains and sewers. The Council then checks that the development meets the required standards for taking in charge.
Citizens may also request that an estate be taken in charge by way of a plebiscite (written ballot) of the majority of home owners in an estate.
Section 180 of the Planning and Development Acts taking in charge legislation
Home Owners Application
The application form must be accompanied with the signatures of the majority of the home owners (not tenants)