Posts Tagged ‘Kildare County Council’

Appeal against Refusal of large-scale housing development in Kildare Town

October 25, 2012

A first party appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala concerning the decision by Kildare County Council to refuse permission for a large-scale housing development on the Tully Road in Kildare Town (170 dwellings).  Kildare County Council refused permission for 3 reasons relating to surface water capacity, risk of flooding and prematurity pending roads layout.


Kildare County Council owed more than €53.9m in levies

February 28, 2012

Article from Leinster Leader

Kildare County Council (KCC) is owed more than €53.9m in development and planning levies, and its county manager is adamant “tight procedures” will recover these long and short-term debts.

 However, concern has been expressed that they will not even recover ‘a small part’ of this debt due to the downturn in the economy and the collapse of the construction industry with many firms gone bust.

The issue was raised by Cllr. Tony O’Donnell, who asked for a report on the arrears on unpaid development levies and what measures KCC was taking to combat this.

According to a council report, which was presented at yesterday’s county council meeting (February 27), short-term debtors owe €4.8m and long-term debtors have an outstanding €49.1m. This information was complied from the KCC Annual Financial Statement for 31 December 2011 that will published shortly. (more…)

Submissions being sought on amendments to Draft County Development Plan 2011 – 2017

January 5, 2011

Submissions or observations on the proposed amendments to the Draft County Development Plan and/or the Environmental Report and/or the Appropriate Assessment, are now being invited from members of the public and other interested parties.  Submissions/observations made in writing to Kildare County Council within the period from Thursday 6 January 2011 to Wednesday 2 February 2011 inclusive, will be taken into consideration by the Council before the making of the Kildare County Development Plan 2011-2017.

Should you require a submission to be prepared please contact me at 045 405030.

Mixed-use Development in Calverstown Appealed

January 23, 2010

A third pary appeal by Michael and Rita Lynch has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala in relation to Kildare County Council’s decision to grant permision for 3 no. retail units and office units in Calverstown, Co. Kilare.

An Bord Pleanala Refuses Permission for Mixed-Use Development in Clane, Co. Kildare

January 4, 2010

An application by Michael O’ Shea for the demolition of a building facing main street and workshop to rear, construction of mixed use building comprising retail, office, 19 residential units and restoration of barn (protected structure) has been refused by An Bord Pleanala.  The Board refused permission on the basis that the proposed development would detract from the townscape character of Clane; would be premature by reference to the existing deficiencies in the provision of sewerage facilities and would result in overdevelopment.  Kildare County Council had granted permission for the development following amendments subject to 55 conditions.