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Material Contravention of the Leixlip Local Area Plan 2010

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 as amended

MATERIAL CONTRAVENTION OF THE LEIXLIP LOCAL AREA PLAN 2010

Reference Number in Register 11/335

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 34 (6) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended that Kildare County Council intends to consider deciding to grant permission to ESB Telecoms Ltd., for a development proposed under 11/335 for planning permission on a site of c. 0.016 hectares (0.039 acres) at Main Street, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The development will consist of (A) Permission to retain the existing 30m high, free standing monopole communication structure, carrying antennae and communication dishes, with an existing compound previously granted time limited consent LPA Ref: 06/158 and ABP Ref PL09.217358 valid until 29 August 2011 and; (B) permission to attach 3 x 1.3m antennae and 2 x 0.6m dishes to allow for future third party co-location, at ESB Telecoms existing communication compound, ESB former shop, Main Street, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The development would contravene materially Section 7.6.1 of the Leixlip Local Area Plan 2010, Objectives T5 and T6 which states:

T5: To restrict telecommunication infrastructure where possible near residential areas, schools and hospitals.

T6: To prohibit masts in Architectural Conservation Areas.

Particulars of the development may be inspected at the offices of the Planning Department of Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co Kildare, during office hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday). Any submission or observation regarding the making of a decision to grant permission received not later than the 19 September 2011 will be duly considered by the Planning Authority.

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