Section 38 for Fiddown Village Improvement Scheme 2023

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Section 38 for Fiddown Village Improvement Scheme 2023

Comhairle Chontae Chill Chainnigh

Kilkenny County Council

Municipal District of Piltown

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994 as amended by the Public Transport Regulation Act, 2009 (Section 46), Kilkenny County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out works in the village of Fiddown consisting of the following:

  • Improvement of the junction between the R698 and L3440;
  • the provision of pedestrian crossings and associated footpaths; and
  • the relocation of bus stops adjacent to improved footpaths.

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.

Drawings and particulars of the proposals are available for inspection as follows:

  • On this website under Materials on the right hand side
  • At the Piltown Community Centre, Ardclone, Piltown from 9am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday
  • At the area office of Municipal District of Piltown, Ferrybank Shopping Centre, Ferrybank, Waterford from 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) by appointment only. To make an appointment please contact 051 831370 or email

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 or may be submitted online at Submissions should be clearly marked “Fiddown Village Improvement Scheme 2023”.

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

The latest time and date for receipt of comments on the above scheme is 4pm on Wednesday 20th September 2023.

Please note late submissions will not be accepted.

Tim Butler, Director of Services,

Kilkenny County Council,

County Hall,

John Street,



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