Kilkenny County Council Compulsory Purchase Order No. 1 of 2020 Ballyragget Village to Ballynaslee Road Improvement Scheme (Ballyconra to Ballynaslee)

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 Kilkenny County Council

COMHAIRLE CHONTAE CHILL CHAINNIGH

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, 2000-2019.

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

Kilkenny County Council Compulsory Purchase Order No. 1 of 2020

N77 Ballyragget Village to Ballynaslee Road Improvement Scheme (Ballyconra to Ballynaslee)

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, 2000-2019, 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 N77 Ballyragget Village to Ballynaslee Road Improvement Scheme with ancillary works through the townlands of Ballyconra and Ballynaslee.

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, D01 V902 by 5:30pm on Friday 29th January 2021.

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 order and of the map referred to in it may be seen from Friday 4th December 2020 until Friday 29th January 2021 (Inclusive of both dates) at the following locations:

  • The consultation website of Kilkenny County Council at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en
  • The Planning Section of Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny City. R95A39T between the hours 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday (Excluding Public Holidays and 24th December 2020), by appointment. Contact (056) 7794010 or planning@kilkennycoco.ie to make an appointment.
  • The offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 between the hours 9:15am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday (Excluding Public Holidays and 24th December 2020)

Dated this 2nd December 2020.

Anne Maria Walsh,

County Secretary,

Kilkenny County Council.

Register of Particulars (available for download under materials on the right hand side of the

1. Schedule CPO No 1 of 2020 (Signed & Sealed.)

2. Deposited Maps CPO No 1 of 2020 N77 (Signed & Sealed.)