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Planning developer wins appeal against Kerry County Council

Aug 3, 2022 08:08 By radiokerrynews
Planning developer wins appeal against Kerry County Council Planning developer wins appeal against Kerry County Council
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A planning developer has won an appeal lodged against Kerry County Council.

IPH Killarney Holdings applied for permission to build a 32-housing residential unit in March 2021.

Kerry County Council granted permission for the development in January of this year subject to 36 conditions.

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However, IPH Killarney Holdings appealed one of these conditions to An Bord Pleanála.

Kerry County Council instructed IPH Killarney Holdings to pay a contribution fee of 87,000 euro towards public infrastructure under condition seven.

The council stated it was an appropriate action in accordance with Section 48 of the planning Development Act 2000.

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The company was required to pay 60 thousand euro to contribute to the upgrade of the Folly Stream, 19 thousand towards footpath improvement works, and 8 thousand towards public lighting infrastructure.

IPH Killarney Holdings appealed condition seven to An Bord Pleanála.

An Bord Pleanála revoked the decision; the planning body said the contributions sought are not specific exceptional costs.

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The verdict revealed these works are provided for under Kerry County Council’s development contributions scheme.

 

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