Town and Regional Planning Act, 1934

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Number 22 of 1934.


TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ACT, 1934.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title and commencement.

2.

Definitions.

3.

General definition of planning scheme.

4.

The relevant date for the purposes of this Act.

5.

Appointment of officers by local authorities.

6.

Public inquiries.

7.

General regulations.

8.

Service of notices.

9.

Furnishing of lists by inspectors of taxes.

10.

Obligation to give information to planning or responsible authority.

11.

Expenses of the Minister in the execution of this Act.

12.

Expenses of local authorities in the execution of this Act.

13.

Payment of expenses by a statutory undertaker.

14.

Borrowing by local authorities.

15.

Protection of statutory undertakers.

16.

Provisions in relation to State property.

PART II

Planning Authorities and Areas

17.

Planning districts and district planning authorities.

18.

Formation of planning regions.

19.

Audit of accounts of regional planning authorities.

20.

The Dublin and Cork planning regions.

21.

Power to extend certain planning districts.

22.

Overlapping of planning regions.

23.

Overlapping between planning districts and planning regions.

PART III

Preparation of Planning Schemes

24.

Regulations, etc., by the Minister.

25.

Preparation and publication of model forms of planning schemes.

26.

Resolutions for the making of planning schemes.

27.

Overlapping of planning schemes.

28.

Powers or examination and survey for preparation of planning scheme.

29.

Approval of planning schemes by the Minister.

30.

Declaration in planning scheme prohibiting compensation.

31.

Annulment of planning scheme by the High Court.

32.

Coming into operation of planning scheme.

33.

Revocation by the Minister of approval of planning scheme.

34.

Revocation, etc., of a planning scheme by a subsequent planning scheme.

35.

Revocation or modification of planning scheme at request of responsible authority.

36.

Appeal in respect of revocation or modification of a planning scheme.

PART IV

Contents of Planning Schemes

37.

Statement of relevant area in planning schemes.

38.

Nomination of the responsible authority.

39.

Establishment and maintenance of the register.

40.

Certain provisions which may be contained in planning schemes.

41.

Saving for national monuments.

42.

Power for responsible authority to acquire land.

43.

Modification of procedure for acquisition of land.

44.

Suspension of acts, orders, etc., by planning schemes.

45.

Appeal from control of design, etc., of structures.

46.

Contribution by one local authority to expenses incurred by another local authority.

PART V

Execution of Planning Schemes

47.

General duty of responsible authority.

48.

Powers of entry, etc., for carrying out a planning scheme.

PART VI

Contravention of Planning Schemes

49.

Penalty for contravention of planning scheme.

50.

Powers for preventing etc., contraventions of planning schemes.

51.

Notice of intention to exercise power.

52.

53.

Recovery of expenses by responsible authority.

54.

Doing of work by owner or occupier.

55.

Application of provisions relating to compensation.

56.

Penalty for obstruction of exercise of powers under this Part of this Act.

PART VII

Permission and Prohibition of Erection, Etc., of Structures

57.

Control of constructive and other work for planning scheme.

58.

Power to make unlawful any contravention of a special prohibition.

59.

Appeal to Minister in relation to permission or prohibition.

60.

Compensation for compliance with condition.

PART VIII

Compensation and Payment for Betterment in Respect of Planning Schemes

61.

Compensation for restriction, etc., on user of property.

62.

Postponement of payment of compensation.

63.

Compensation for exercise of powers under Part VI. of this Act.

64.

Compensation for unnecessary refusal of permission or making of prohibition.

65.

Compensation in certain cases where resolution is revoked.

66.

Compensation in certain cases for abortive work or expense.

67.

Compensation where another enactment applies or might be applied.

68.

Compensation where work could have been done under another Act.

69.

Prohibition of compensation where planning scheme declares no compensation to be payable.

70.

Prohibition of compensation in certain cases.

71.

Prohibition of double compensation.

72.

Payment for betterment.

73.

Calculation of amount of payment for betterment.

74.

Application of moneys paid as payment for betterment.

75.

Arbitration on applications for compensation or payment for betterment.

76.

Recovery of compensation payable by the responsible authority.

77.

Recovery by the responsible authority of payment for betterment.

78.

Registration and enforcement of charges on property.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

No. 27 of 1930

Cork City Management Act, 1929

No. 1 of 1929

Local Government Act, 1925

No. 5 of 1925

National Monuments Act, 1930

No. 2 of 1930

Acquisition of Land (Reference Committee) Act, 1925

No. 22 of 1925

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Number 22 of 1934.


TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ACT, 1934.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE ORDERLY AND PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF CITIES, TOWNS, AND OTHER AREAS, WHETHER URBAN OR RURAL AND TO PRESERVE AND IMPROVE THE AMENITIES THEREOF AND FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [29th May, 1934.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—