Current Compulsory Purchase Orders
NOTICE OF COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE PURPOSES 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 ACTS 2000 – 2017.
COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND
The County Council of Laois (hereinafter referred to as “the housing 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 Acts 2000 – 2017), have made orders entitled as above which are about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation. If confirmed, the orders will authorise the housing authority to acquire compulsorily the lands described in the Schedules for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966.
Owners, lessees and occupiers of the lands described in the Schedules will receive individual written notice. The Housing Act, 1966, as amended, provides that the Board cannot confirm the orders in respect of the lands if an objection is made in respect of the acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the lands, and not withdrawn, until it has held an oral hearing into the objection and until it has considered the objection and the report of the person who held the oral hearing. An Bord Pleanála has an absolute discretion under Section 218 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) to hold an oral hearing.
A copy of the orders and of the maps referred to in them may be seen below and, by appointment, at the offices of Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on working days between 6th October, 2020 and 6th November, 2020 . To make an appointment to view the CPO documents and maps please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Objections to the orders should be addressed to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 V902 so as to reach the Board before 5.00 p.m. on 6th November, 2020.
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 1 of 2020 – 33 Sarsfield Street, Mountmellick, Co Laois.
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 2 of 2020 – Shannon Road, Mountrath, Co Laois.
Compulsory Purchase Order No. 3 of 2020 – 43 Borris Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois.