Pursuant to Section 35(1) of the Waste Management Act 1996 as amended and Section 199(1) of the Local Government Act 2001 as amended and in accordance with Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001 as amended, Cavan County Council proposes to make a bye-law entitled ‘County of Cavan (Segregation, Storage and Presentation of Household and Commercial Waste) Bye-Laws, 2019.
Published on: 31 Jul 2019
The purpose of making the bye-law is to ensure that households and businesses provide evidence of participation in an authorised waste collection service, use approved receptacles and storage, appropriately segregate waste and remove hazardous waste and ensure that an orderly waste collection is carried out in County Cavan.
The penalties proposed for contravention of the bye-law is a fixed payment notice of €75 to be paid within 21 days and failing payment of the fixed penalty notice a maximum penalty on conviction of €2,500. Penalties for continued offences post conviction are also provided for.
A copy of the proposed bye-law is available for inspection at the offices of Cavan County Council, Farnham Street, Cavan between the hours of 9am – 5.15pm, Monday to Friday for an eight-week period until the 25 September 2019 or at the link below. A copy of the draft bye-law may be obtained by any person on the payment to Cavan County Council of such fee (if any) as the local authority fixes not exceeding the reasonable cost of copying it.
Cavan County Council will consider any submissions in relation to the draft bye-law which are submitted in writing to:
Cavan County Council,
for a further period ending on 4 October 2019 at 5pm. It is also proposed through the above Bye-Laws to revoke existing Bye-Laws entitled “County of Cavan (Collection, storage and presentation of waste and certain related waste management matters) Bye-Laws 2008.
Director of Services