Galway County Development Plan Additional Material Alteration Ref. 4.18

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Galway County Development Plan Additional Material Alteration Ref. 4.18

 

NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL MATERIAL ALTERATION TO THE DRAFT GALWAY COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2022 – 2028 PURSUANT TO SECTION 12 PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (AS AMENDED), PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (AS AMENDED), PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2004 – 2011.

Notice is hereby given that the Members of Galway County Council following a Special Council meeting concluding on the 13th of January 2022, having considered the Draft Galway County Development Plan 2022-2028 (the Draft Plan) and the Chief Executive’s Report in respect of submissions receive, have resolved in accordance with Section 12(6) and (7) of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2020, as amended, that the Draft Plan be amended.

The proposed amendment constitutes a Material Alteration to the Draft Plan and is in addition to the Material Alterations advertised on 04th February 2022.

Galway County Council has screened the Proposed Material Alteration Ref No. 4.18 and determined that neither SEA nor a Stage 2 AA is required in respect of Proposed Material Alteration Ref. No. 4.18.

In accordance with Section 12(7)(aa) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), the associated environmental reports will be available for public inspection during normal opening hours from the 28th February 2022 to the 28th March 2022 inclusive, at the following locations:

  • https://consult.galway.ie/
  • The Planning Office, Galway County Council, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway (9:00 –16:00 Monday to Friday);
  • All branch libraries in the County during normal opening hours and subject to Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time.

Observations or submissions regarding Material Alteration Ref No. 4.18 to the Draft Plan and/or environmental reports are invited from members of the public and other interested parties.

You can make an observation or submission via the following options only:

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed Additional Material Alteration 4.18, the associated environmental reports may be made no later than 5:00pm on 28th March 2022 and will be taken into consideration before the making of the Galway County Development Plan 2022 – 2028.

In making your comment, for clarity, please include the Material Alteration reference number (4.18).

Late submissions will not be accepted.

To assist the public in engaging in the process the plan making team will be available for a telephone consultation by appointment 091 509396, during the four-week public display period.

Galway 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 Galway County Council retention policy and the relevant Data Protection Legislation.

Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website during the plan-making period and will also form part of the statutory Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to all Elected Members.

For any queries, please email forwardplanning@galwaycoco.ie or contact the Planning Department on 091 509 396

Michael Owens
Director of Services
Planning, Sustainable Development and Corporate Services,
Galway County Council.