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(Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
Road pavement repair works will take place on the Main Street, Longford town on Wednesday May 15th. The works will commence at 7:00pm and continue until 7:00am on Thursday morning May 16th. The road will remain open but restrictions will be in place during working hours and delays are to be expected.
(Friday, April 26, 2013)
In accordance with the provisions of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 – 2011 Longford County Council has prepared a Draft Development Contribution Scheme for the period 2013 to 2017. The Scheme provides for the levying of development contributions in respect of public infrastructure and facilities benefiting development in the area of the planning authority.
(Friday, April 05, 2013)
The development of a Poverty Profile and Local Social Inclusion Strategy is one of the thirteen prioritised key actions emerging from the review of the Longford County Development Board Strategic Plan. The reports are now published.
(Friday, April 05, 2013)
The Local Government (Charges) Act 2009 introduces a €200 annual charge on non principal private residences, payable by the owner(s) of the NPPR to the Local Authority in whose area the property concerned is located. The charge applies mainly to owners of private rental property and holiday homes. It also applies to vacant residential property unless newly built but unsold.
(Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
The Finance (Local Property Tax) Regulations 2013 prescribe the unfinished housing estates (which include the list for County Longford) to which an exemption from payment of the Local Property Tax shall apply, in accordance with Section 10 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012
(Friday, February 01, 2013)
After years of planning and 16 months of construction, The N5 Longford Bypass was officially opened on Thursday January 31st 2013 by Minister for State Mr Michael Ring TD. Speaking at the opening Minister Ring said: “The road which I have the pleasure of opening today, is the final link in the Longford Bypass project. In 1995, the N4 traffic was removed from the town with the construction of the original bypass – this section completes the link and removes the N5 traffic as well.
During 2012 Longford Dog Pound took in 504 dogs. Of those 53 were reclaimed, 361 were re-homed and the remainder were euthanaised.