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Planning Law Issues in Conveyancing Transactions, Day 2 Only

Chaired by Patrick Sweetman

2 General CPD Hours
October 12th, 2pm - 4pm
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About this course

Day 2 of our Planning Law Issues in Conveyancing Transactions seminar will focus on "Planning Issues and Solutions" along with "Compliance with Planning and Building Control".

Course Syllabus

Planning Law Issues in Conveyancing Transactions Seminar, Day 2: Thursday October 12th:

1. Planning Issues and Solutions – Denise Healy

  • Unauthorised development- Options:
  • Retention;
  • The “seven-year rule” and the disadvantages of relying on same;
  • Demolish;
  • Accept and qualify certificate of title.
  • Specimen Special Conditions to deal with planning issues;
  • Consequences of breach of the General Condition 32 Planning Warranty;
  • Accepting amendments to General Condition 32 in the context of a Certificate of Title:
  • What is the Conveyancer certifying in the Certificate of Title?
  • When should you be qualifying title?
  • Overview of planning enforcement
  • Section 160 injunctions
  • What is a Section 47 Agreement?

2. Compliance with planning and building control – Suzanne Bainton

  • What form should an architect’s certificate or opinion on compliance take?
  • Who can certify compliance?
  • What about exempt development?
  • What should you do if the opinion on compliance is qualified?
  • What evidence of compliance is required when the Building Bye-Laws apply?
  • What evidence of compliance is required when the Building Regulations apply?
  • What do you need for a once- off house that opts out of the BCAR Regulations?
  • Do you need a certificate of compliance where there is retention permission?
  • Do you need to obtain evidence of compliance with conditions in a fire safety certificate?
  • Is it necessary to see copies of confirmations referred to in an opinion of compliance?

3. Roads and Services in charge and Compliance with Financial Conditions – Suzanne Bainton

  • Requisition 2.2a-c;
  • Practice of certain local authorities no longer providing letters regarding roads.
  • Letter from local authority confirming road in charge but that water services now a matter for Irish Water. What additional confirmation, if any, is required?
  • What happens if the estate is not in charge and the bond has expired?
  • Is evidence of compliance for individual unit sufficient or is compliance for entire estate required?
  • Guidelines for accepting an undertaking in relation to financial conditions.
  • Section 180- possible saviour for estates not in charge?

Available Dates

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Meet the panel

Patrick Sweetman

Consultant Solicitor

Suzanne Bainton

Partner, Liston & Co. Solicitors

Denise Healy

Senior Associate at Kearney, Roche & McGuinn Solicitors

Planning Law Issues in Conveyancing Transactions, Day 2 Option