Part VIII Consultation - Sessions House, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

closeddate_range27 Mar, 2020, 9:00am - 8 Jul, 2020, 5:00pm

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Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended

Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended

UPDATED PUBLIC NOTICE IN RELATION TO

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY

Restructuring and Renovation of the Sessions House, Logan Street,

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.

In accordance with the provisions of Part XI of the Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended, and Part 8, Article 81, of Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Kilkenny County Council gave notice on 27th March 2020 of its intention to restructure and renovate the Sessions House on Logan Street, Thomastown Co. Kilkenny.

Further to the “Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020” orders were made under Section 251A of the Planning and Development, Act 2000, as amended, which resulted in an extension of time for a range of specified/appropriate periods and timelines under this Act.  These orders expire on 23rd May 2020 and accordingly, the public consultation for the redevelopment of the Sessions House will now recommence.

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 until Wednesday 24th June 2020, at the following Kilkenny County Council offices by appointment:

  • 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 Thomastown Municipal District, Lady’s Well Street, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny 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 7794340 or email Thomastowoffice@kilkennycoco.ie

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

 

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 updated 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.

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 sessionshouse@kilkennycoco.ie  . The latest time and date for receipt of submissions on the development is 5.00pm on Wednesday 8th July 2020. Submissions should be clearly marked “Proposed development of the Sessions House, Logan Street. Thomastown Part 8

 

Mary Mulholland,

Director of Services.