Draft Bye-Laws for Waste Management (Storage, Presentation and Segregation of Household and Commercial Waste)

Local Government Act 2001 – Part 19 & Section 199(1)
Waste Management Act 1996 – Section 35(1)

Notice is hereby given that Laois County Council pursuant to Section 35(1) of the Waste Management Act 1996 and Section 199(1) of the Local Government Act 2001 and in accordance with Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001 proposes to make new Bye-Laws to regulate and control the Storage, Presentation and Segregation of Household and Commercial Waste within its functional area. It is proposed to make provision in the Bye-Laws for the imposition of a fixed payment of €75 in respect of a contravention of a Bye-Law as an alternative to a prosecution, as provided for in Section 206 of the Local Government Act 2001.

The Draft Bye-Laws are available for inspection at:
Laois County Council Offices, Aras An Chontae from 5th June 2018 until 3rd August 2018, between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. A copy of the draft Bye-Laws may also be obtained free of charge from this location.
They are also available for inspection at Laois County Council Public Libraries (during normal opening hours) or may be viewed online at

Laois County Council will consider any submissions made in relation to the Draft Bye-Laws. Such submissions can be made in writing before 5 pm on 10th August 2018 to: Mr. Donal Brennan, Director of Services, Environment Department, Laois County Council, Aras An Chontae or by e-mail to  All submissions must include the name and address of the person/organisation making the submission.

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