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Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is operating the ‘Built Heritage Investment Scheme’ again for 2018. This will be administered by Irenie McLoughlin, Architectural Conservation Officer of South Dublin County Council. The allocation for South Dublin County Council under the scheme for 2018 is €50,000.

The fund is intended to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and, in certain cases, works to structures within Architectural Conservation Areas. The fund is not intended to assist in the carrying out of routine maintenance, alterations, improvements or pre-existing works.

South Dublin County Council are inviting owners of Protected Structures and buildings within Architectural Conservation Areas to submit an application. Applications can be lodged for grants of between €2,500 up to a maximum of €15,000, with applicants required to provide a minimum of 50% of total costs.

Please ensure the works to be applied for qualify under details of the scheme (Guidance Circular BHIS18/1). Works approved under this scheme must meet all statutory requirements including the need for planning permission, where appropriate. Details can be found on the Council website.

Applications under this fund may be made by email to Edel Colgan, Senior Staff Officer, ecolgan@sdublincoco.ie or by post to Edel Colgan, Senior Staff Officer, Land-Use Planning and Transportation Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Please note that the deadline for submission of completed applications to South Dublin County Council is before 5pm, 31st January 2018

Late applications will not be accepted.

Edel Colgan
Senior Staff Officer
Secretariat Section
Land Use Planning & Transportation
Ext 6081
ecolgan@sdublincoco.ie

Documents

BHIS 2018 Appendix I - Qualifying and Non Qualifying Works
BHIS 2018 Appendix II- Application Form A

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STRUCTURES AT RISK FUND (SRF) 2018

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is continuing the Structures at Risk Fund for 2018. This will be administered by Irenie McLoughlin, Architectural Conservation Officer of South Dublin County Council.

The purpose of the Structures at Risk Fund (SRF) is to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended); including works to proposed protected structures, and in certain cases, works to safeguard structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, where, in the opinion of the Department, an urgent need for works to such structures has arisen and has been demonstrated. Only structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding by the Department.

DCHG will consider no more than 2 applications per local authority, only 1 of which may be a publicly-owned building. A third application can be put forward to the Department from South Dublin County Council if it relates to an Irish Historic House in private ownership.

The total value of funding available for each individual project shall not exceed 80% of the total project cost. The minimum level of funding available under the SRF will be €15,000 up to a maximum grant of €30,000. The minimum level of funding available under the SRF for a third project submitted by a local authority in respect of a historic house in private ownership will be €5,000 up to a maximum of €10,000.

Applications under this scheme may be made by email to Edel Colgan, Senior Staff Officer, ecolgan@sdublincoco.ie or by post to Edel Colgan, Senior Staff Officer, Land-Use Planning and Transportation Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Further information on the terms and conditions and those works that qualify under the SRF scheme can be found in the Guidance Circular SRF/2018.

Please note that the deadline for submissions for completed applications to South Dublin County Council is before 5pm, 31st January 2018.

Edel Colgan
Senior Staff Officer
Secretariat Section
Land Use Planning & Transportation
Ext 6081
ecolgan@sdublincoco.ie

Documents
Appendix II- Checklist Overview
Appendix III- Application Form B- Local Authority
Application Form A- Owner Applicant
Circular SRF 2018

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