Abbey Quarter Draft Urban Design Code

Closed23 Nov, 2017, 4:42pm - 22 Dec, 2017, 12:00pm

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Kilkenny County Council

Abbey Quarter Draft Urban Design Code


In accordance with Objective 3K of the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020 as varied, Kilkenny County Council has prepared a Draft Urban Design Code for the Abbey Quarter.

The Draft Urban Design Code is a non-statutory document.  The Draft Urban Design Code is accompanied by an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Screening Report. 

A copy of the Draft Design Code and accompanying documentation may be inspected at the following locations for a 4 week period between Friday the 24th November and Friday 22nd December 2017:   

  • Online on this website
  • The Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny during office opening hours of 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. 
  • Carnegie Library, John’s Quay, Kilkenny during its opening hours. 

Hard copies of the Draft Code will be available for purchase from the Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council for €15.

Written submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Design Code, AA Natura Impact Screening Report and accompanying documentation made to the Planning Authority within this period will be taken into consideration before the making of the Design Code.  All submissions must be clearly marked ‘Abbey Quarter Draft Urban Design Code’. 

Submissions or observations may be made:

Submissions must be received by the Planning Authority by 12 noon on Friday 22nd December  2017.  Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website.  Please contact Kilkenny County Council Planning Department, 056-7794010 with any queries. 


Sean McKeown,

Director of Services,

Planning Department