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Proposed Local Area Plan For Droichead Nua





Pursuant to Sections 18-20 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2012, notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council, being the Planning Authority for the area, has prepared a Local Area Plan for Droichead Nua (Newbridge).

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, 2000-2012. 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 5 June 2013 to 16 July 2013 inclusive at the following locations:

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

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

Newbridge Library, Athgarvan Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Opening times: Tuesday 1.00pm to 8.00pm; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 2.00pm to 5.00pm;

Thursday 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

And on the Council’s website at the following link: Planning

Submissions or observations in writing should be marked ‘Droichead Nua 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 16 July 2013.  Children, or 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 hard copy or by 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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