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Derelict Sites

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 23 November 2021

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Questions (279)

Fergus O'Dowd


279. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if all local authorities have furnished the details on the total number of derelict properties currently on their respective registers; the number of actions and fines issued under the Act for each respective local authority; the way in which he will now move forward the information available and make appropriate changes additional to the measures announced in the Housing for All strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [57156/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

All 31 local authorities have now submitted returns in relation to the implementation of the Derelict Sites Act 1990 returns requested by Circular Letter PL 09/2021, issued on 17 September 2021. This data is outlined in the attached spreadsheet.

My Department continues to liaise with local authorities on the implementation of the Derelict Sites Act with a view to improving its effectiveness, and continues to keep the relevant provisions under review.

Derelict Properties