Compulsory Purchase Orders


Current Compulsory Purchase Orders

NOTICE OF THE CONFIRMATION BY LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL OF COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDERS MADE UNDER SECTION 76 OF AND THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 AS EXTENDED BY SECTION 10 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO. 2) ACT, 1960, (AS SUBSTITUTED BY SECTION 86 OF THE HOUSING ACT 1966) AND THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 TO 2015 AS AMENDED, AS RESPECTS ALL OR PART OF THE LANDS TO WHICH THE COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDERS RELATE TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 78(1) OF THE HOUSING ACT 1966, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000.

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

Compulsory Purchase Order No. 15 of 2019 – Beladd, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Compulsory Purchase Order No. 16 of 2019 – Beladd, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

 Laois County Council has, on the 16th day of July, 2021, made confirmation orders confirming the above-named compulsory purchase orders as respects the lands described in the Schedules thereto.

The said orders, as so confirmed, authorise Laois County Council to acquire the said lands compulsorily for the purposes of the Housing Act, 1966. A copy of the orders as so confirmed and of the maps and schedules referred to may be seen, 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 27th July, 2021 and 27th August, 2021 .  To make an appointment to view the CPO documents and maps please send an e-mail to vacanthomes@laoiscoco.ie.

The orders can also be viewed below.

Confirmation Notice – CPO No. 15 of 2019

CPO No. 15 of 2019

Confirmation Notice – CPO No. 16 of 2019

CPO No. 16 of 2019

The orders, as so confirmed, will become operative at the expiration of three weeks after the date of publication of this notice, but if an application for judicial review of the decision of the Board under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986) is duly made to the High Court within eight weeks of the date of publication of this notice in accordance with section 50 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 , the court—

(a) may by interim order suspend the operation of the compulsory purchase order, as so confirmed, either generally or in so far only as they affect any property of the applicant until the final determination of the proceedings;

(b) if satisfied upon the hearing of the application that the compulsory purchase order, as so confirmed, is not within the powers of the Housing Act, 1966 (as amended), or that the interests of the applicant have been substantially prejudiced by any requirement of the Act not having been complied with, may quash the order as so confirmed either generally or in so far only as they affect any property of the applicant.

Dated this 27th day of July, 2021.

Pat Delaney,

County Secretary.