Department of Rural and Community Development Local Improvement Scheme
Westmeath County Council is inviting applications for the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS Scheme) which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.
The LIS Scheme enables the carrying out of improvement works on private/non-public roads.
Eligible road projects are those that involve the construction or improvement of non-public roads as follows:
Works can also be carried out on Amenity Roads leading to important community amenities such as graveyards, beaches, piers, mountain access points or other tourist/heritage sites. Such roads may not account for more than 25% of the allocation provided to each Local Authority.
Schemes must have the consent of all affected landholders and a financial contribution of between 10% and 15% of the overall cost must be paid by the applicants prior to commencement of works on any project. The maximum amount that any beneficiary is required to contribute is capped at €1,200
Non-eligible road projects
The following road projects are not eligible for funding:
Further information, full terms and conditions are available from our website at: Westmeath County Council (WCC) Our Services (westmeathcoco.ie)
Application forms are available from the Transportation Department: Tel 044 9332216 or 044/9332288. Email email@example.com
The closing date for submission of applications is March 1st, 2024.
Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 08/12/2023