Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) N24 Tower Road Junction Improvement Scheme

closeddate_range25 Oct, 2019, 9:00am - 6 Dec, 2019, 4:00pm

KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL

COMHAIRLE CHONTAE CHILL CHAINNIGH

FORM OF NOTICE OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 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, TO BE PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4 (a) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966, AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS, 2000-2018.

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

Kilkenny County Council Compulsory Purchase Order No. 3 of 2019

Proposed N24 Tower Road Junction Improvement Scheme (Garrynarea to Belline and Rogerstown).

The Kilkenny 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 extended by section 10 of the Local Government (No. 2) Act, 1960 as substituted by section 86 of the Housing Act, 1966 as amended by section 6 and the Second Schedule to the Roads Acts, 1993-2015 and as amended by the Planning and Development Acts, 2000-2018, have made an order entitled as above which is about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation. If confirmed, the order will authorise the local authority to acquire compulsorily the land described in the First Schedule for the purposes of the construction of the Proposed N24 Tower Road Junction Improvement Scheme with ancillary works through the townlands of Garrynarea, Tibberaghny and Belline & Rogerstown.

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

The order will also authorise the local authority to extinguish the public right of way described in the Second Schedule, by order made by them after they have acquired the land, where the said public right of way is over the land so acquired or any part thereof, or over land adjacent to or associated with the land so acquired or any part thereof. Any objections to the extinguishing of the said public right of way should be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, by 5:00pm on Friday 6th December 2019.

The Board cannot confirm –

(a) 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of the land if an objection is made in respect of the acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the land, and not withdrawn,

(b) an order which authorises the extinguishment of a public right of way if there is an objection to the extinguishment, which is not withdrawn,

until it has caused to be held an oral hearing into the matter and until it has considered the objection and the report of the person who held the oral hearing.

A copy of the signed & sealed order and of the map referred to in it may be seen during office hours from Friday 25th October until 4pm Friday 6th December 2019 at the following locations:

Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny City. A95A397. From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

And,

Ferrybank Area Office, Kilkenny County Council, Ferrybank Shopping Centre, Ferrybank, Via Waterford, Co. Kilkenny. X91DE42.     From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays).

A copy of the order and the map referred will be available to view between Friday 25th October and 4pm Friday 6th December 2019 on the consult website: https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en

A copy of Form 6 including the First & Second Schedules and the associated drawings can be viewed by clicking on the documents on the right hand side of the screen.

Dated this 23rd day of October 2019.

Anne Marie Shortall,

County Secretary, Kilkenny County Council.