Kilkenny City and County Draft Development Plan 2021-2027

opendate_range22 Dec, 2020, 9:00am - 12 Mar, 2021, 5:00pm

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Kilkenny City and County Draft Development Plan 2021-2027

An interactive overview of Kilkenny City and Draft Development Plan 2021-2027 has been prepared by the Forward Planning Section of Kilkenny County Council. It is available to view here

The designated website for Kilkenny City and County Draft Development Plan 2021-2027 'Our Plan' can be accessed here. This website provides updates and information on each stage of the Development Plan process.


We welcome your submissions

The plan has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 12(1)(b) of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 (as amended). You can review the Draft Kilkenny City and County Development Plan 2021-2027 and associated documents and maps here online or on display in a number of locations throughout the County as per Covid-19 Guidelines at that time.

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You can make online or postal submissions to the Draft Development Plan and/or all associated documents. Submissions must be made in writing no later than 5.00pm on 12th March 2021

The Draft City and County Development Plan, the Strategic Environmental Assessment Report, the Appropriate Assessment Report and the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, will be on PUBLIC DISPLAY and available for public inspection from 22 December 2020 to 12 March 2021 (both dates inclusive) at the following locations:

  • Planning Office, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny (by appointment only during normal opening hours as per Covid-19 Guidelines)
  • by appointment at the City Library, Johns Quay, Kilkenny and all the branch Libraries in the County during their normal opening hours and subject to Covid -19 restrictions in place at the time.

Observations or submissions regarding the Draft Development Plan and/or Environmental Report and/or Appropriate Assessment are invited from members of the public and other interested parties. You can make an observation or submission via the following options only;

  • Online by registering on where you can then make a submission on the draft chapters, topics and map sheets. You can also submit drawings of any areas relating to your submission on an interactive development plan map, or
  • Online at by following the link on the site, or
  • Via email to ; or
  • In Writing marked “Draft City and County Development Plan “to the Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny R95 A39T. Observations or submissions must include the full name and address of the person(s) making the submission and where relevant, the body or organisation represented.
Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website during the plan-making period. Kilkenny County Council will treat all personal data you may give as confidential. We will retain your data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose of this County Development Plan and in accordance with Kilkenny County Council’s Retention Policy and the relevant Data Protection legislation.


Please note that during the public display period, hard copies of the draft Kilkenny City and County Development Plan will be available for purchase at the Planning counter, John Street, Kilkenny, subject to Covid-19 restrictions and protocols in place at the time. Please contact the planning office at 056-7794010 for arrangements.

The Plan comes in three books which can be purchased separately, comprising the following:

Book 1: Volumes 1 and 2              = €100

Book 2: Appendices                       =€100

Book 3: Environmental Reports =€100