Donegal County Council taking over estates with mechanical treatment plants

Under  Section 180 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended (“Section 180”) the Local Authorities are obliged to take services in charge once they are completed.  Donegal County Council were refusing to take over Estates where there were mechanical treatment plants but are no longer allowed to do so. If the majority of the residents in housing Estates apply to the Local Authority to have their services taken in charge , such applications under Section 180 must be accepted.  For full details visit