Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1990


Compensation in Relation to Decisions under Part IV of Principal Act

Right to compensation.

11.—If, on a claim made to the planning authority, it is shown that, as a result of a decision under Part IV of the Principal Act involving a refusal of permission to develop land or a grant of such permission subject to conditions, the value of an interest of any person existing in the land to which the decision relates at the time of the decision is reduced, that person shall, subject to the provisions of this Part, be entitled to be paid by the planning authority by way of compensation—

(a) such amount, representing the reduction in value, as may be agreed,

(b) in the absence of agreement, the amount of such reduction in value, determined in accordance with the First Schedule , and

(c) in the case of the occupier of the land, the damage (if any) to his trade, business or profession carried out on the land.