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Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1976

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Number 20 of 1976


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT) ACT, 1976


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Establishment day.

3.

Establishment of Bord Pleanála.

4.

Chairman of Board.

5.

Board to keep itself informed on certain policies and objectives.

6.

General policy directives as to development.

7.

Grants to Board.

8.

Accounts and audits.

9.

Annual report and information to Minister.

10.

Employees of Board.

11.

Superannuation of employees of Board.

12.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or of local authority of employees of Board.

13.

Consultants and advisers.

14.

Certain appeals and other matters to be brought or referred to Board.

15.

£10 deposit to be lodged by appellants.

16.

Oral hearings.

17.

Matters other than those raised by parties may be taken into account in determining references or appeals.

18.

Power of Board as regards vexatious references or appeals, etc.

19.

Expenses of appeal.

20.

Supplemental provisions relating to references and appeals.

21.

Transitional.

22.

Time for appeals generally.

23.

Reports of inspections, etc.

24.

Additional matters to which planning authority or Board may have regard in considering certain applications, etc. and certain appeals.

25.

Enforcement of planning control (open spaces).

26.

Warning notice.

27.

High Court may prohibit unauthorised development or use of land.

28.

Withdrawal by planning authority of certain notices and cancellation of relevant entries in register.

29.

Limit of duration of planning permission.

30.

Summary proceedings.

31.

Submissions and consultations.

32.

Declaration by members and employees of Board, and members and officers of planning authorities of certain interests.

33.

Requirements affecting members and employees of Board, members and certain officers of planning authorities and certain other persons who have certain beneficial interests.

34.

Supplemental provisions relating to sections 32 and 33.

35.

Regulations.

36.

Onus of proof.

37.

Amendment of draft development plan or draft variation.

38.

Certain fines which may be imposed under Principal Act increased.

39.

Amendment of Part IV of Principal Act.

40.

Amendment of Part V of Principal Act.

41.

Amendment of Part VI of Principal Act.

42.

Amendment of Part VIII of Principal Act.

43.

Miscellaneous amendments of Principal Act.

44.

Amendment of section 42 of Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878.

45.

Repeals.

46.

Short title, collective citation, commencement and construction.

SCHEDULE

An Bord Pleanála

Acts Referred to

Superannuation Act, 1859

1859, Sess. 1, c. 26.

Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878

1878, c.52.

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33.

City and County Management (Amendment) Act, 1955

1955, No. 12.

Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

1963, No. 28.

Courts Act, 1973

1973, No. 26.

Harbours Act, 1946

1946, No. 9

Title Act, 1964

1964, No. 16.

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

1851, c. 93.

Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878

1878, c. 52.

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Number 20 of 1976


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT) ACT, 1976


AN ACT TO MAKE BETTER PROVISION, IN THE INTERESTS OF THE COMMON GOOD, IN RELATION TO THE PROPER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CITIES, TOWNS AND OTHER AREAS, WHETHER URBAN OR RURAL, AND, FOR THAT PURPOSE, TO ESTABLISH A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS AN BORD PLEANALA AND TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS AND TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT) ACT, 1963 , AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [5th July, 1976]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: