Cork Co Council told rezoning could leave landowners facing tax
Planning regulator said landowners in satellite towns could fall foul of vacant site tax due to overzealous residential zoning plan
The planning watchdog has warned that landowners could be hit with the new vacant site tax due to over-zoning of land for housing.
Cork County Council is currently putting together a new development plan which will determine the location of housing, offices and other infrastructure between 2023 and 2028.
However, the Office of the Planning Regulator has told the council that it is zoning more land for housing than can be built on.
It has ...