Part 8- Restructuring and Refurbishment of Piltown Garda Station

Closeddate_range25 Feb, 2022, 9:00am - 8 Apr, 2022, 5:00pm

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Planning and Development Act 2000 (As Amended) Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (As Amended)

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY

In accordance with Part XI and Part 8, Article 81, of the above regulations, Kilkenny County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to restructure and renovate the Garda Station on Main Street, Piltown Co. Kilkenny.

The proposed development will consist of:

-                      Change of use of the building from Garda Station and Sergeant’s residence to Garda Station and a Remote Working Hub.

-                      Restructuring and renovation of the building to accommodate the change of use.

-                      Conservation work to the interior and exterior of the building.

-                      All associated site development works.

The Garda Station is listed in the Record of Protected Structures for Kilkenny, Reference Number C209. The Garda Barracks is also listed in the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) Reference Number 12325010

In accordance with the requirements of Article 120(1)(a) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) the Planning 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) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), 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 or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours from Friday 25th February 2022 until Friday 25th March 2022 inclusive, at the following Kilkenny County Council offices By Appointment Only:

·       Planning Dept., Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John St., Kilkenny City from 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) by appointment only. To make an appointment please contact: 056 7794010 or email: planning@kilkennycoco.ie

·       Planning Dept., Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John St., Kilkenny City from 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) by appointment only. To make an appointment please contact: 056 7794010 or email: planning@kilkennycoco.ie

·       Area Office of Piltown Municipal District, Ferrybank Shopping Centre, Ferrybank , Waterford, X91 DE42 from 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) by appointment only. To make an appointment please contact: 051 831370 or email ferrybank@kilkennycoco.ie

Details of the proposed development can also be viewed at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/ and www.kilkennycoco.ie

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be carried out, may be made online at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/, in writing to the Planning Section, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny or sent to the following e-mail address piltowngardastation@kilkennycoco.ie . The latest time and date for receipt of submissions on the development is 5.00pm on Friday 08th April 2022. Submissions should be clearly marked Proposed development of Piltown Garda Station, Main Street, Piltown Part 8

Mary Mulholland, Director of Services.

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