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Members of Mayo County Council have questioned costs relating to the imposition of septic tank charges.
Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony, has this week urged septic tank owners across Mayo to avail of the low registration fee of just €5, which is on offer for the next three months.
Starting this week, owners of domestic waste water treatment systems in Galway will be required to register their systems with the Galway City Council.
Last Friday saw the closure of the time for public consultation on the new septic tank guidelines. The consultation process looked for submissions from members of the public on the issue before the final guidelines were laid down. According to the Department of Environment, it doesn’t expect to have registration up and running until the middle of April at the earliest and from that launch the €5 registration fee will apply for three months. It did not close last week as was reported in an article in this paper in last Friday, March 30 edition.
Almost 300 people attended a public information meeting held by local Deputy Denis Naughten in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Tuesday evening to outline the issues surrounding septic tanks and the new regulations to be introduced.
Census figures show household charge cannot fulfil obligations in Mayo as more than 24,000 homes have septic tanks
With the household charge the hot topic this week and tomorrow (Saturday March 31) marking the closing date for payment, just-released figures from the 2011 Census expose a number of reasons why people might call for non-payment of the charge.
Local Deputy Denis Naughten has arranged a public information meeting entitled ‘The truth about septic tank inspections’ to explain what the new septic tank proposals are about and what they mean for homeowners.
Thousands of homes across County Galway are likely to be targeted in the first wave of septic tank inspections from early next year according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD Michael Kitt.
A public meeting is being organised by Independent county councillors Thomas Welby regarding the septic tank legislation.
A protest is being organised from Mayo in relation to the new septic tank laws, which include the introduction of a registration fee. A bus will leave Belmullet to the National Septic Tank Rally on Wednesday February 29.