Dublin Port told to pay over €1m in vacant site levies

An Bord Pleanála said a site owned by the port on East Wall Road has been ‘neglected’

Dublin City Council issued notices to Dublin Port requesting four separate payments of €280,000 in relation to vacant site levies between 2019 and 2022. Picture: Getty

Dublin Port Company has been told to pay more than €1.1 million worth of backdated levies over vacant land it owns.

In 2018, a site owned by Dublin Port Company on East Wall Road in Dublin 3 was placed on Dublin City Council’s vacant site register. The site is not zoned for residential use, but was added to the register because it was classified as regeneration land that has been under-utilised.

A valuation of the ...