Compulsory Purchase Order 2021 - N53 Hackballscross to Rassan

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NOTICE OF THE MAKING OF A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER UNDER AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 76 OF AND THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 (AS AMENDED),  AS EXTENDED BY SECTION 10 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (NO. 2) ACT, 1960, SUBSTITUTED BY SECTION 86 OF THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 (AS AMENDED),  AND AS AMENDED AND EXTENDED BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 TO 2020 , THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTS 1925 TO 2019, ROADS ACTS 1993 TO 2015 AND ALL OTHER ACTS THEREBY ENABLING THE COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF LANDS, PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 4(A) OF THE THIRD SCHEDULE TO THE HOUSING ACT, 1966 AS AMENDED.

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL

N53 HACKBALLSCROSS TO RASSAN

 COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 2021

The Louth County Council (hereinafter referred to as "the local authority") in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by THE ABOVE NAMED ACTS have made an order entitled as above which is about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála (hereinafter referred to as “the Board”) for confirmation.

If confirmed, the order will authorise the local authority to acquire compulsorily, including the substrata thereof, the land described in Part I of the Schedule hereto, and to acquire temporarily, the land described in Part II of the Schedule hereto, for the purposes of the construction of the N53 Hackballscross to Rassan Road Improvement Scheme and all ancillary works associated therewith.

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

The order will also authorise the local authority  to extinguish the public rights of way, described in Part III of the Schedule hereto, and to extinguish the private rights of way, described in Part IV of the Schedule hereto, by order made by them after they have acquired the land, where the said rights 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 objection to the Compulsory Purchase Order or to the extinguishment of the said public rights of way or private rights of way must state in writing, the grounds of objection and be sent to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 VP02 so as to reach the Board by 4.00 pm on the 8th February 2022.

If an objection is made in respect of the said acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the lands and is not withdrawn, the Board may at its absolute discretion hold an oral hearing in relation to the matter. Before making its decision on an application to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order, An Bord Pleanála must consider any objection made and not withdrawn, any additional submissions or observations made pursuant to Section 217A of the Planning and Development Acts 2000, as amended, and any report of the person who held the oral hearing, if such an oral hearing takes place.

A copy of the Order and of the map referred to in it may be seen at the offices of Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth between the hours of 9.30 am and 5.00pm on working days between the 14th December 2021 and the 8th February 2022  and on our website at www.louthcoco.ie.

Dated this 14th December 2021.

John O’Hagan

Senior Engineer

Infrastructure

Louth County Council

N53-Hackballscross-to-Rassan-CPO-2021-Deposit-Maps-(Rev2).pdf (size 3.8 MB)