Council seeking land for social housing in Letterkenny


Donegal County Council is inviting land owners in Letterkenny Town to consider selling their property to the local authority for the development of Social Housing.

The council is interested in both green and brown field sites.

The council says the sites should ideally be located within the control limits of Letterkenny Town, 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 4pm on Friday the 16th October 2015 in a sealed envelope, marked “Letterkenny Land Procurement 2015” and addressed to the County Secretary Donegal County Council, Lifford, County Donegal.

1. Map showing Location of the site and the site boundaries

2. Title and Vendors name and contact information

3. Topographical survey if available.

4. Information on ground conditions.

5. Past planning history and copies of planning permissions.

6. Site Area in Hectares

7. Asking Price.

Any land purchased will be subject to completion of process subject to good title, department approval and funding availability.

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