County Leitrim Development Contribution Scheme 2016 - 2019

NOTICE OF THE MAKING OF THE

COUNTY LEITRIM DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION SCHEME 2016 – 2019

Notice is hereby given that Leitrim County Council, being the Planning Authority for County Leitrim, at the November 7th 2016 Council meeting, has made the County Leitrim Development Contribution Scheme 2016 - 2019, in accordance with the provisions of Section 48 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2015.

The approved Scheme provides the following contributions to be included as a condition of planning permission by Leitrim County Council in all decisions from the date that the Scheme was made:

Development CategoryContribution
Houses (Urban)€18.50 per m2- minimum payment of €4,000
Houses (Rural)Houses ≤ 250 m2 - €2,000
 Houses ≥ 251 m2 - €4,000 + €18.50 per m2 in excess of 251 m2.
Extensions (Urban & Rural)€18.50 per m2 >40 m2
Commercial Development€25.50 per m2
 Retail / Commercial < 200 m2 - €20 per m2
Hotels, Guest Houses, B&Bs, Nursing Homes, etc.€25.50 per m2
Hospitals, Schools, Social and Education€25.50 per m2
Wind farm Developments€6,000 per MW subject to minimum of €15,000 per turbine
Other Renewable Energy Developments€600 per 0.1 MW
Extractive Industries€1.30 per m2 of site area for extraction (per bench)
Car Parking Shortfall€3,000 per space

The approved Scheme, including details of exemptions and reductions, is available for inspection during normal working hours at the offices of the Planning Department, Leitrim County Council, Áras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim and on the Leitrim County Council website at the following location - http://www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/Services_A-Z/Planning-and-Development/Planning-Information/Development-Contributions/

Signed:

Mr. Joseph Gilhooly,

Director of Services,

Economic Development, Planning, Environment &Transportation,

Leitrim County Council

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