Planning and Development Act, 2000
Recovery by planning authority of expenses for carrying out works on endangered structures.
70.—A planning authority which serves a notice under section 59 (1) in respect of a protected structure may—
(a) recover (whether as a simple contract debt in a court of competent jurisdiction or otherwise), from the owner or occupier, any expenses reasonably incurred by the authority under section 69 , including any assistance provided under section 59 (2), and
(b) secure those expenses by—
(i) charging the protected structure under the Registration of Title Act, 1964 , or
(ii) an instrument vesting any interest in the protected structure in the authority subject to a right of redemption by the owner or occupier.