Part 8 LA09/21 - Development of 31 no. houses at Coill Bhruachláin, Gort Uí Lochlainn, Moycullen, Co. Galway

Closeddate_range14 May, 2021, 9:00am - 23 Jun, 2021, 4:51pm

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Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Applicant: Galway County Council

Site Address: Coill Bhruachláin, Gort Uí Lochlainn, Moycullen

Townlands: Coill Bhruachláin, Gort Uí Lochlainn

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given that Galway County Council proposes the construction of 31no. new dwelling houses consisting of 27no. two storey two bed dwellings, and 4no. two storey three bed dwellings. Proposals include new junction with existing road L-1320, relocation of existing bring bank, associated CCTV and parking; relocation of access and parking area for existing playground; site clearance works, hard & soft landscaping, roads, footpaths/cycle tracks, boundary treatments, public lighting, parking, new connections to existing services and all associated site development works.

An Environmental Impact Assessment Screening process was undertaken for the proposed development, and Galway County Council has concluded that the scheme would not have a significant effect on the environment, and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

A Stage 1 ‘Appropriate Assessment’ screening was carried out for the proposed development and Galway County Council has concluded that a Stage 2 ‘Appropriate Assessment’ [Natura Impact Statement (NIS)] is not required. A screening determination for Appropriate Assessment pursuant to Article 250(3)(b) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2020 has been obtained from An Bord Pleanála (case ref. ABP-307007-20). The Board has directed the local authority not to prepare a Natura Impact Statement in respect of the proposed development as per Board Direction ref. BD-006142-20.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or for purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during normal office hours (Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 4.00pm, excluding Bank Holidays and Public Holidays and subject to managed access arrangements due to Covid-19 control measures) for a period of 4 weeks from Friday 14th of May 2021 until Friday 11th of June 2021, at the following location:

  • Galway County Council, Planning Department (Public Counter), Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway, H91 H6KX.

Submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing to The County Secretary, Galway County Council, P.O. Box No. 27, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway, H91 H6KX (or, by email to to arrive not later than Friday 25th of June 2021.


General Submission