• Cllr Brian Dennehy

DERELICT BUILDINGS MAIN STREET RUSH

COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

(Services B – Strategic & General Matters)

THURSDAY 12th DECEMBER 2019

ITEM NO. 21

MAIN STREET, RUSH – DERELICT BUILDINGS MAIN STREET RUSH

Councillor B. Dennehy -

"To ask the Chief Executive to outline and report any recent contacts

there have been if any with the company granted planning permission

for a commercial development on the Main Street Rush be it a

construction commencement notice or appeal to the value of the

Derelict Site Act recently imposed on the site?”

Reply:

No commencement notice has been submitted in respect of the approved

planning permission on the site in question. The statutory Section 22

notice with respect to the valuation issued on the 12th November 2019.

There is a 28 day period for the appeal to be made to the Valuation

Tribunal as set out in the legislation. The Local Authority is not aware at

this stage of any such appeal having been made.

Contact with the owner of the site is ongoing.



COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

(Services B – Strategic & General Matters)

THURSDAY 12th DECEMBER 2019

ITEM NO. 17

MAIN STREET, RUSH – DERELICT SITES

Councillor B. Dennehy - Derelict sites on the Main Street, Rush -

"To ask the Chief Executive to bring forward and progress any further

statutory measures to have the derelict sites on the Main Street, Rush

(Skerries corner) progressed as a development and in general cleaned

up from its unsightly current state?”

Reply:

As outlined in previous replies to the Balbriggan/Swords Area Committee

statutory notices to enter the site on the Derelict Sites register have

issued to the site owner under the Derelict Sites Act. A Section 22 Notice

issued on the 12th November 2019 with respect to the valuation of the site

which is a statutory requirement as enforcement advances to the next

stage under the Derelict Sites Act.

The local authority received a recent complaint with respect to damage to

the hoarding around part of the site. Contact was made with the site

owner under the Sanitary Services Act and repairs are now completed.

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