Castlecomer Draft Local Area Plan 2018

Closed4 Oct, 2017, 3:25pm - 17 Nov, 2017, 5:00pm

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Kilkenny County Council

Display of Castlecomer Draft Local Area Plan

Notice is hereby given that Kilkenny County Council proposes to make a Local Area Plan (LAP) for Castlecomer.  A Draft LAP has been prepared. 

As regards the Draft LAP, the Council has determined that a Strategic Environmental Assessment is not required.  It has also been determined that an Appropriate Assessment pursuant to Article 6 (3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and the European Communities (Birds & Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 is not required.                                                                                                       

A copy of the Draft LAP, the Strategic Environmental Assessment screening report, the Appropriate Assessment screening report and the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, may be inspected from Friday 6th October 2017 to Friday 17th November 2017 (both dates inclusive but excluding bank holidays) at the following locations:

  • Planning Department, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny from 9am to 1pm and 2 - 4pm Monday to Friday.
  • Castlecomer Area Office, from 9am to 1pm and 2 - 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • Castlecomer Library, during their opening hours 

Submissions or observations may be made:

Submissions or observations will be taken into consideration in deciding upon the Draft Plan.  Children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are entitled to make submissions or observations in this regard.  

Submissions or observations in respect of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening report,   Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening report and Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) made to the planning authority within the period specified will also be taken into consideration. 

Hard copies of the Draft Plan will be available for purchase from the Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, for the following prices:

  • €25 for draft LAP
  • €20 for SFRA
  • €10 for AA and SEA screening

Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website during the plan-making period. 

Submissions or observations must be received by 5pm Friday the 17th November 2017.  Please contact Kilkenny County Council Planning Department, 056-7794010 with any queries. 



Castlecomer LAP

Information Day

An Information Day will be held on Tuesday 17th of October 2017 in Castlecomer Library from 4pm-8pm.  The purpose of the Information Day is to provide an opportunity for the public to view the Draft Local Area Plan and speak with a member of the planning team in advance of making submissions. All are welcome, no appointment is necessary. 

For further information, please contact Planning at 056-7794010.


Mary Mulholland                                                                                      

Director of Services                                                                                   


4th  October 2017


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