Claremorris Closed Landfill Remediation Project - Compulsory Purchase Order, 2022

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Claremorris Closed Landfill Remediation Project.

Compulsory Purchase Order, 2022.

NOTICE OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE HOUSING ACT, 1966, TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4(A) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE SAID ACT, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000 COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

Mayo 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 amended by the Planning and Development Act, 2000), have made order entitled as above which are about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation.

If confirmed, the Order will authorise the housing authority to acquire compulsorily the land described in the Schedule to this notice for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966 (as amended and extended).

A copy of the Order and of the map referred to in its is on public display and may be seen at the following offices of Mayo County Council between the hours of 9.30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm each day during which said Offices are open for the transaction of business, for a period from Wednesday the 1st June 2022 to Wednesday 20th July 2022 (inclusive of both dates):

  • Claremorris Area Office, Kilcolman Road, Claremorris, Co. Mayo F12 P383
  • Planning Office, Áras an Chontae, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo F23 WF90

A copy of the Order will also be available online on our Public Consultation Portal www.consult.mayo.ie

Owners, lessees and occupiers of the land described in the Schedule will receive individual written notice.

Unknown owners and unknown lessees of the land described in this Schedule will be notified by way of a copy of this notice being erected on the lands.

Any objections to the Order should be addressed to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin so as to reach the Bord before 5:30pm on Wednesday 20th July 2022.

The Bord 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of the land if an objection is made in respect of the acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the land, and not withdrawn.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 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 Bord must consider any objection(s) made and not withdrawn, any additional submissions or observations made pursuant to a request by the Bord 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 Actc 2000-2021.  Further Information can be obtained from An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 V902 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 1800 777 121 or + 353 21 452 1600 for details of the locations and operating hours of your local Citizens Information Centre.

An application is also being made to An Bord Pleanála under Section 177AE of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), for which separate notice has been given, and for which a Natura Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the development which is proposed to be carried out on the lands.

Submissions and observations in relation to that application in relation to the implications of the proposed development for proper planning and sustainable development of the area concerned, the likely effects on the environment and the likely significant effects on a European Site, may be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin, D01 V902, to be received no later than 5:30pm on 20th July 2022.

The person conducting any oral hearing that may be held in realtion to the Compulsory Purchase Order which relates to a development under Section 177AE of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) is entitled to hear evidence on the likely effects on the environment, the likely consequences for proper planning and sustainable development and the likely significant effects on a European Site.