Planning and Development Act 2000

Designation of sites for strategic development zones.

166

166.—(1) Where, in the opinion of the Government, specified development is of economic or social importance to the State, the Government may be order, when so proposed by the Minister, designate one or more sites for the establishment, in accordance with the provisions of this Part, of a strategic development zone to facilitate such development.

(2) The Minister shall, before proposing the designation of a site or sites to the Government under subsection (1), consult with any relevant development agency or planning authority on the proposed designation.

(3) An order under subsection (1) shall—

(a) specify the development agency or development agencies for the purposes of section 168,

(b) specify the type or types of development that may be established in the strategic development zone, and

(c) state the reasons for specifying the development and for designating the site or sites.

(4) The Minister shall send a copy of any order made under this section to any relevant development agency, planning authority and F626[regional assembly] and to the Board.

(5) Development that is specified in an order under subsection (3) shall be deemed to include development that is ancillary to, or required for, the purposes of development so specified, and may include any necessary infrastructural and community facilities and services.

(6) The Government may revoke or amend an order made under this section.

F627[(7) In this section, the Land Development Agency shall not be a relevant development agency unless each site referred to in subsection (2) is wholly or partly on relevant public land or land owned by the Agency.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F626

Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(7) and sch. 2 part 4 ref. 82, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

F627

Inserted (31.03.2022) by Land Development Agency Act 2021 (26/2021), s. 78(c), S.I. No. 143 of 2022.

Editorial Notes:

E279

Power pursuant to section exercised (31.05.2017) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: Ireland West Airport Knock) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 266 of 2017), in effect as per art. 1(2).

E280

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.05.2016) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: Poolbeg West, Dublin City) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 279 of 2016), in effect as per art. 1(2).

E281

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.01.2016) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: North Quays, Waterford City) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 30 of 2016), in effect as per art. 1(2).

E282

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.12.2015) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: Balgaddy-Clonburris, South Dublin County) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 604 of 2015), in effect as per art. 1(2).

E283

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.12.2012) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: North Lotts and Grand Canal Dock) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 530 of 2012).

E284

Power pursuant to section exercised (24.05.2011) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone) (Amendment) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 243 of 2011).

E285

Power pursuant to section exercised (22.12.2010) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 678 of 2010).

E286

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.05.2010) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone) (No. 2) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 540 of 2010).

E287

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.05.2010) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone: Cherrywood, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 535 of 2010).

E288

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2001) by Planning and Development Act, 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone - Clonmagadden Valley, Navan) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 274 of 2001).

E289

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2001) by Planning and Development Act, 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone - Hansfield, Blanchardstown) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 273 of 2001).

E290

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2001) by Planning and Development Act, 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone - Adamstown, Lucan) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 272 of 2001).

E291

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (31.07.2006) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: Balgaddy-Clonburris, South Dublin County) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 442 of 2006); revoked (25.12.2015) by Planning and Development Act 2000 (Designation of Strategic Development Zone: Balgaddy-Clonburris, South Dublin County) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 604 of 2015), art. 7, in effect as per art. 1(2).