Tuesday July 7, 2020

Dublin City Council yet to collect €2.7 million in vacant sites fines

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
17th March, 2019

Dublin City Council has collected only a tiny fraction of vacant site fines it has imposed and paid none of the levies it owes.

The vacant site register was introduced to encourage owners of idle land, which could be used for housing, to either develop or sell their property.

At the beginning of this year, Dublin City Council issued fines – worth 3 per cent of each property’s value – to a number of owners...

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