Planning and Development Act, 2000
Confirmation of order under section 202 .
203.—(1) As soon as may be after it has made an order under section 202 , a planning authority shall publish in one or more newspapers circulating in the area to which the order relates a notice—
(a) stating the fact of the order having been made, and describing the area to which it relates,
(b) naming a place where a copy of the order and of any map referred to therein may be seen during office hours,
(c) specifying the period (not being less than 4 weeks) within which, and the manner in which, objections to the order may be made to the planning authority, and
(d) specifying that the order requires confirmation by the Board and that, where any objections are duly made to the order and are not withdrawn, an oral hearing will be held and the objections will be considered before the order is confirmed.
(2) As soon as may be after the period for making objections has expired, the planning authority may submit the order made under section 202 to the Board for confirmation, and, when making any such submission, it shall also submit to the Board any objections to the order which have been duly made and have not been withdrawn.
(3) (a) If no objection is duly made to the order, or if all objections so made are withdrawn, the Board may confirm the order made under section 202 , with or without modifications, or refuse to confirm it.
(b) Where any objections to the order are not withdrawn, the Board shall hold an oral hearing and shall consider the objections, and may then confirm the order, with or without modifications, or refuse to confirm it.
(4) Any reference in this Act, or any other enactment, to a special amenity area order shall be construed as a reference to an order confirmed under this section.