Proposed Variation 6 to Kilkenny City and Environs Development Plan 2014

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Proposed Variation No.6 to the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan

In accordance with Section 13(3) of the Planning & Development Acts 2000-2018, notice is hereby given that Kilkenny County Council is proposing a Variation to the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020.

Variation No. 6 to the Kilkenny City and Environs Development Plan proposes:


To change the zoning on a site of 0.39ha (0.97acres) adjacent to the Parc na Gowan housing estate in Smithland South, Kilkenny City from Community Facilities to Phase 1 Residential.

The reason for the proposed variation is to deliver social housing units in Kilkenny City on under-utilised, serviced lands within existing communities, in line with the Government’s policy outlined in Rebuilding Ireland

A copy of the Proposed Variation, including Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening report and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report, may be inspected at the following locations for a 4 week period from 10th August to the 7th September 2018.   

  • Online on this website
  • The Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny during office opening hours
  • Carnegie Library, John’s Quay, Kilkenny during their opening hours

Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed Variation, SEA and AA Screening Reports made to the Planning Authority within this period will be taken into consideration before the making of the Variation.  All submissions should be clearly marked ‘Variation No 6’. 

Submissions can be made

  • online on this website, or
  • by email to or
  • addressed in writing to “Senior Planner, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny”. 

Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on this website.  Kilkenny County Council will treat all personal data you give us as confidential. We will retain your data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose of this Variation and in accordance with the Council’s Retention Policy and the relevant Data Protection legislation.

Submissions must be received by the Planning Authority by 5pm on 7th of September 2018. 





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