Section 48 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2015 as amended empowers a Planning Authority when granting planning permission to include conditions requiring the payment of a financial contribution in respect of public infrastructure and facilities benefiting development in the area of the Planning Authority that is provided, or that is intended to be provided, by or on behalf of the Local Authority.
The new Leitrim County Development Contribution Scheme 2016 – 2019 was adopted by the Council at its meeting on 7th November, 2016 and will take effect on all decisions on planning applications decided after 28th November, 2016.
Please note that 3 no. amendments were made to the adopted Scheme at the January 2018 meeting of Leitrim County Council. The amendments did not relate to the actual amount of development contributions sought but to the inclusion of an additional category of exemption / waiver (q) and providing further clarification to an existing category of exemption / waiver (o) and to an existing category of reduction (g).
Leitrim County Development Contribution Scheme 2016 - 2019.pdf (size 487.3 KB)
Leitrim County Development Contribution Scheme 2016-2019; Amended January 2018