Notice of preparation of the Draft Development Contribution Scheme for Westmeath 2021

Closed12 Oct, 2021, 09:00 - 26 Nov, 2021, 16:00

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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 48 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended), that Westmeath County Council has prepared a Draft Development Contribution Scheme for County Westmeath.

Draft Scheme

The Draft Scheme will be on public display and may be inspected from 12 October 2021 until 26 November 2021 inclusive (excluding public holidays) during normal opening hours at Áras an Chontae, Mount St, Mullingar and Athlone Civic Centre, Church St, Athlone.

Have your say

Submissions in relation to the Draft Scheme may be made in writing no later than 4.00pm on 26 November 2021.

How to make a Submission

All observations or submissions received during the above time period will be taken into consideration before the making of the Westmeath Development Contribution Scheme 2021-2027.

Submissions/Observations may be made as follows:

Online at or,

• In writing to: Administrative Officer, Forward Planning, Westmeath County Council, Áras an Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 FH4N

Submissions must include the full name and address of the person(s) making the submission and where relevant, the body or organisation represented. Submissions should be in ONE medium only i.e. online or hard copy.

Submissions/Observations may be made either directly here using this website or by post. Emailed submissions will not be accepted. Please note that observations or submissions will be made public on the website and at the offices of the Planning Department.

The details including the names of those making submissions may be shared with relevant Council Departments involved in the making of the Development Contribution Scheme and will also form part of the statutory Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to the full Council.

Making an online submission;

To make an online submission, register for an account today.  This is a one-time process for all Westmeath County Council public consultations. You will receive an email with a link to activated your registration. Click on the link to log in and make a submission.

The personal information (data) collected during the consultation process (which may include the collection of sensitive personal data) is collected for the purpose of receiving and dealing with submissions and any data collected is subject to Westmeath County Council’s privacy statement which can be found at

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