Tuesday June 2, 2020

Kildare County Council chief opposes housing plans

Draft variation to development plan aims to curtail proposed housing developments

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

29th March, 2020
Peter Carey, chief executive of Kildare County Council

The chief executive of Kildare County Council has raised objections to plans for nearly 700 houses in the county’s commuter belt.

Peter Carey recently introduced a new draft variation to the county development plan that proposes to cut its total housing target from 32,407 to 6,023, with several key commuter towns due for a dramatic reduction in the number of houses and apartments they can build.

Since introducing that draft variation, Carey has written to An...

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