Development Control



Pursuant to Section 180 of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 (as amended)

and in accordance with Section 11 of the Roads Act 1993, (as amended):

 Notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council as the Roads Authority for County Kildare proposes to take in charge the roads, paths, public lights, open spaces, water supply system and both main foul and surface water sewerage systems and to declare the roads to be public roads in the housing estate listed hereunder, following the required statutory display and submissions procedures.


Ref. No.




St. Wolstan’s Court



A map showing the areas proposed to be taken in charge are available to view online or they can be inspected at the public counter in the Roads & Transportation Department (Level 4) at Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except for public holidays) from 20/05/2022 to 17/06/2022 inclusive.

To view the map in person at Áras Chill Dara, you will be required to make an appointment via the online system on our website or by calling 045 980200.

Objections or representations in relation to the proposed taking in charge should be made in writing before close of business on 01/07/2022. Any such objections or representations which are not withdrawn will be considered by the Council.

Objections or representations should be emailed to or posted to the Administrative Officer, Development Control Section, Kildare County Council, Level 4, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare and marked Taking in Charge of 2136 St. Wolstan Court. estate.

Taking in Charge Map for St. Wolstan's Court, Celbridge

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The Taking in Charge Process

The term “Taking in Charge” means that the council assumes liability and responsibility for the roads, footpaths and public areas associated with a particular estate.  When a residential development is completed in accordance with all the conditions and particulars of the planning permission, the developer or the majority of home owners may make a written request to the Development Control Section to have the estate taken in charge (roads and services). 

The Housing Agency and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage have produced Planning Leaflet 15 which is entitled ‘A Guide to Taking in Charge of Completed Residential Developments’.

The leaflet sets out what is meant by the term ‘Taking in Charge’, who can seek to have a completed development taken in charge and the associated procedures. The leaflet is available via:  or by clicking here Irish version or here English version.

Taking In Charge Policy Statement

Our taking in charge of housing estates policy statement which was presented to full council in June 2008 sets out our policy, procedures and standards required for taking private residential housing estates in charge. 

Home owner applications

The application form must be accompanied with the signatures of the majority of the home owners (not tenants).


Policy for Kildare County Council for taking estates in charge 2008

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Report of Finished, Unfinished & Estates Under Construction December 2021

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