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Proposed Local Area Plan for Kildare Town 2012 - 2018


Pursuant to Sections 18-20 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2011, notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council, being the Planning Authority for the area, has prepared a Local Area Plan for Kildare Town.

A Local Area Plan is a statutory document that sets out the planning and development objectives of the Council for the designated area and is prepared in accordance with the Planning and Development Acts, 2000-2011

An Environmental Report has been prepared as part of a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the proposed Local Area Plan. The proposed Local Area Plan has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.

Copies of the proposed Local Area Plan and Environmental Reports may be inspected for a period of 6 weeks from 7 June 2012 to 18 July 2012 inclusive at the following locations:

Planning Office, Kildare County Council, Level 1, at the address below

Opening times: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m., Monday to Friday

Kildare Town Branch Library, Claregate Street, Kildare.

Opening times: Tuesday and Wednesday 2.00pm to 5.00pm; Thursday 1.00pm to 8.00pm; Friday 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm; Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm

Áras Bhríde, Kildare Town

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 9am to 10pm, Friday 9am to 5.30pm

And on the Council’s website

Submissions or observations in writing should be marked ‘Kildare Town Local Area Plan’ and addressed to Mary Foley Administrative Officer, Forward Planning, Kildare County Council, at the address below or emailed to to be received no later than 5pm on 18 July 2012. Children, groups or associations representing the interests of children are entitled to make submissions or observations to the proposed Local Area Plan.

Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. in hard copy or email. This will avoid the duplication of submission reference numbers and will streamline the process. Your assistance on this issue is appreciated. Faxed submissions will not be accepted.

Submissions or observations in respect of the proposed Local Area Plans and Environmental Reports made to the Planning Authority after the stated period shall not be taken into consideration in deciding upon the proposal.

NB: Please note that all submissions will be published on our website and personal information such as your address, phone number, email address should be listed on a separate sheet.

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