Donegal County Council is seeking to secure land for social housing, and is reaching out to inviting landowners with sites to sell to make contact.
The council is focussing its attention on securing land in Ballybofey, Buncrana, Clonmany, Donegal Town, Falcarragh / Gortahork, Glenties, Ramelton and Stranorlar.
Advertisements are appearing in the press and online this week, with landowners asked to maske thweir submissions within the next four weeks.
Senior Housing Engineer Donal Walker has been outlining what information the council is looking for………..
Criteria set out by council –
The sites should ideally be located within the control limits of the listed towns, within walking distance of a nucleus of a school, church, shops and other facilities, favourably zoned i.e. suitable for immediate residential development, serviceable, and directly accessible from the public road. The sites should generally be level or have gentle slopes. Landfill sites, contaminated ground, and sites prone to flooding will not be considered.
The interested parties should submit the following information in relation to their land by 12:00 midday on 27th May 2016 in a sealed envelope, marked “Donegal County Council Housing Land Procurement 2016” and addressed to the County Secretary, Donegal County Council, County House, Lifford, County Donegal.
- Map showing Location of the site and the site boundaries
- Title and Vendors name and contact information
- Topographical survey if available.
- Information on ground conditions.
- Past planning history and copies of planning permissions.
- Site Area in Hectares
- Asking Price.
Any land purchased will be subject to good title, Departmental approval and funding availability.
For enquiries please contact:
Donegal County Council
The Three Rivers Centre,
Tele 074 91 53900