Grants for Conservation of Protected Structures

Released: 22 January 2009

Grants for the Conservation of Protected Structures

Kerry County Council will administer a scheme of grants for the conservation of Protected Structures in 2009.

The objective of the scheme is to assist the owners of Protected (Listed) Structures to undertake works that are necessary to secure the conservation of the structure.

Qualifying works would among other things include:

a) works necessary to secure the stability of a structure or part of a structure;
b) works necessary to make a structure weather proof or damp proof;
c) works necessary to conserve or repair external walls or internal features;
d) works consisting of temporary repairs, where it is necessary to protect the structure from immediate risks.

The terms of the scheme exclude routine building maintenance, alterations or improvement.

Details of the scheme and application forms can be obtained by contacting Michelle O’Connell, Planning Department, Forward Planning, Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Tralee. Telephone: (066) 7161801.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is 23rd February 2009.

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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