€480k in planning fees
WEXFORD County Council received almost €500,000 in planning application fees up to the end of October.
Figures revealed at last week's council meeting show that a total of 1,345 planning applications have been received in the county up to the end of October 2010, with 115 deemed invalid.
1,017 of the applications were granted and 217 decisions were refused during the first ten months of the year. The council took in €481,268.46 in planning application fees.