Westmeath County Council Taking In Charge of Roads and Services

Closed10 Jan, 2023, 9:30am - 22 Feb, 2023, 11:59pm

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Westmeath County Council Taking In Charge of Roads and Services



Taking in charge is a formal legal process by which responsibility for certain public areas, structures and services in a private residential development or estate are transferred to, or put in the charge of, a local authority.


Pursuant to Section 180 of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 (as amended) and in accordance with Section 11 of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given that Westmeath County Council as the Roads Authority for  the County  of Westmeath proposes to take in charge the roads, paths, public lights, open spaces, water supply system and both main foul and surface water sewerage systems and to declare the roads to be public roads in the housing estates listed hereunder, following the required statutory display and submissions procedures.


ESTATE NAME                   LOCATION           AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT:________________________           

Baltrasna Park                   Moate                   Civic Offices, Church Street, Athlone

The Orchard (Phase 2)   Athlone                  Civic Offices, Church Street, Athlone

Cois na hAbhainn             Moate                   Civic Offices, Church Street, Athlone


Cluain Milain                      Clonmellon         Áras An Chontae, Mount St, Mullingar

Cluain Mullan                    Castlepollard      Áras An Chontae, Mount St, Mullingar

Radharc na Pairce            Rathwire              Áras An Chontae, Mount St, Mullingar


Maps showing the areas proposed to be taken in charge are available under the "Materials" tab or they can be inspected at the public counters at Áras An Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar and at the Civic Offices, Church Street, Athlone from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except for public holidays) from 10/01/2023 to 22/02/2023 inclusive


Objections or representations in relation to the proposed taking in charge area should be made in writing before close of business on 22/02/2023 and will be considered by the Council.


Objections or representations should be in ONE medium only i.e. online or hard copy and shall be entitled “Taking in Charge” and made as follows:-

  • Online at https://consult.westmeathcoco.ie/ or
  • In writing to: Administrative Officer, Forward Planning, Westmeath County Council, Civic Offices, Mount Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 FH4N