Council can use bond says developer

The developer of Droimnín, Peter Delany, says he has not received any complaints from any of the residents in Droimnín.

The developer of Droimnín, Peter Delany, says he has not received any complaints from any of the residents in Droimnín.

“Nor have I had any contact with, or correspondence from Cllr Mulhall,” he told the Leinster Express via email yesterday.

Mr Delany says the council have his permission to use the bond.

“There was a cash bond lodged with Laois County Council in compliance with the planning conditions.

The County Council have both the authority and my consent to use this bond to complete the public areas and also the services such as public lighting, water, storm and foul, etc., should they deem it necessary to do so,” he said.

Mr Delany added that the rest of his properties will be finished on demand.

“The remaining houses and apartments will be completed as and when they are contracted for sale or lease,” his statement said.

Laois County Council say they will use the enforcement process to resolve problems if necessary.

“Laois County Council has been in discussions with the developer of this estate with a view to having all outstanding works completed,” said Carmel McNichol, SEO of the lanning department.

“In the event these matters are not addressed in a timely and satisfactory manner, the Council will be using the enforcement process to bring about a resolution of the issues,” she said.