Strategic Infrastructure Development in Ireland

In the 10 years since the commencement of the Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act, 2006, on 21st December, 2016, that only 46 applications have been made, of which 29 have been granted to date (with 9 refused; 3 withdrawn and 5 awaiting decision),...

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016

The Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016, which is priority legislation to be published during this Autumn session of Dáil Éireann, includes provisions to fast track applications for 100+ housing units and student accommodation units, directly to An Bord...

Update from Cork County Council on Developer Provided Infrastructure

Cork County Council has issued the following advice In relation to Housing Estate Type development and other multiple Developments where the developer proposes to provide Developer Provided Infrastructure (DPI). “The current position is that Irish Water’s...

Special Development Contribution & voluntary organisations

In case reference PL04 .246387 regarding 3 new schools in Ardnacloghy, Carrigaline, Co. Cork, and decided on 16th September, 2016, the Board imposed a Special Development Contribution under Section 48 (2)(c) of the Act towards road works that would facilitate and...