Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer - Traffic Calming Scheme

Opendate_range8 Apr, 2022, 9:00am - 20 May, 2022, 11:59pm

Public Notice in Compliance with the Road Traffic Act, 1994 (Section 38) as amended by the Public Transportation Regulation Act, 2009 (Section 46).

Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer Traffic Calming Scheme

Kilkenny County Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on it under Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994 as amended by the Public Transport Regulation Act, 2009 (Section 46), hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to the following development:

The provision of road safety measures to the urban realm along Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, these works shall include the following:

  • Provision of a controlled pedestrian at Castlecomer Garda Station
  • Improvements to the junction of the N78 and Maryville Road (south)
  • Improvements to the Junction of the N78 and Maryville Road (north)
  • Public Realm improvements in the vicinity of Church of the Immaculate Conception
  • Provision of a controlled pedestrian crossing at Presentation Convent National School
  • Upgrading of existing uncontrolled crossing at the Community Hall

In accordance with the requirements of Article 120(1)(a) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) and Section 50(1) of the Roads Act 1993 (as amended), the local authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development.  The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required.

As per Article 120(3) where any person considers that the development proposed to be carried out would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of the publication of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have a significant effect on the environment.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection by appointment from Friday 8th April to Friday 6th May 2022 inclusive, at the following Kilkenny County Council offices:

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John street, Kilkenny.

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays & Good Friday)

Ph: 056 7794000 to make an appointment, or

Kilkenny County Council,  Castlecomer Municipal District Office, Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer.

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays & Good Friday)

Ph: 056 4440550 to make an appointment.

Or online at  https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en                                     

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the development will be carried out may be made in writing to the undersigned. The latest date for receipt of comments on the above scheme is Friday 20th May 2022. Submissions should be clearly marked Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer Traffic Calming Scheme.

T. Butler

Director of Services

Kilkenny County Council

County Buildings, John Street, Kilkenny.

Documentation is available to view or download on the right hand side of the screen.

(a) Explanatory Booklet.

(b) Drawings.

(c) AA Screening Statement.

(d) Newspaper Notice