South East Greenway Car Park at Raheen, New Ross

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A

LOCAL AUTHORITY

 

      Comhairle Chontae Chill Chainnigh

                Kilkenny County Council

                             Kilkenny                              

Proposed development by a Local Authority

Section 179 of the Planning and Development Act 2000-2018

Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2018

South East Greenway Car Park at Raheen, Waterford Road, New Ross, Co. Kilkenny

In accordance with Section 179 of the Planning and Develoment Act 2000 – 2018 and Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 - 2018, Kilkenny County Council hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to the following development:

Provision of a new 54 space car park to facilitate public parking and access to the South East Greenway which connects New Ross to Waterford travelling through rural south Kilkenny.  The site for the proposed car park is immediately adjacent to the line of the old railway and future Greenway on lands owned by the Boatyard, New Ross. Direct access on to the Greenway from the proposed car park is possible.  Access will be from the Regional Road the R723 (the former N25) at Raheen, New Ross.

The proposal put forward provides for the following:

  • Construction of a 54 space car park 
  • Setting up site boundary fencing and warning signs
  • Cordon off area of Japanese Knotweed
  • Excavate and remove unsuitable material
  • Install storm water attenuation tank and petrol interceptor
  • Construct reinforced concrete retaining wall on boundary
  • Backfill area
  • Lay ducting for lighting
  • Lay finished surface including kerbs
  • Install and connect lighting
  • Mark out car spaces
  • Remove temporary fencing and signage

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 four 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 from Friday the 31st of July 2020 to Friday the 28th of August, 2020 inclusive, at the following Kilkenny County Council offices:

Location

Opening Hours

Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny

Phone

(056) 7794010

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

 

Ferrybank Area Office,

Ferrybank Shopping Centre,

Ferrybank,

Co. Kilkenny

Phone

(051) 831370

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

Wexford County Council                                              

New Ross Municipal District Office,                         

Quay Street,

The Tholsel,

New Ross,

Co. Wexford

(051) 421 284

From 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays)

 

Please note due to current Covid 19 social distancing precautions, access to view the plans and particulars at the above specified offices is by appointment only.

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 planning@kilkennycoco.ie

The latest date for receipt of submissions on the above scheme is Friday the 11th of September, 2020.  Submissions should be clearly marked ‘South East Greenway Car Park at Raheen, New Ross.

 

Sean McKeown, Director of Services,

Kilkenny County Council,

County Buildings,

John Street,

Kilkenny

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