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Proposed Local Area Plan - Kilcullen

PROPOSED LOCAL AREA PLAN FOR KILCULLEN 2014-2020

Pursuant to Sections 18-20 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 as amended, notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council, being the planning authority for the area, has prepared a Local Area Plan (LAP) for Kilcullen.

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 as amended.

Kildare County Council has concluded, following screening for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in accordance with Article 13K of the Planning and Development (SEA) Regulations 2004 as amended and Appropriate Assessment (AA) screening under Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive, that further SEA and AA of the proposed LAP is not necessary. Copies of the decisions from the screenings for SEA and AA are available for inspection with the proposed LAP.

Copies of the proposed Local Area Plan may be inspected for a period of 6 weeks from 7 May 2014 to 17 June 2014 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 (excluding Wednesday)

Wednesday: 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

Kilcullen Library, New Abbey Road, Kilcullen

Opening times: Tuesday - 10.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Friday - 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Saturday – 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Kilcullen Heritage Centre, Main Street, Kilcullen

Opening times: Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

And on our website by clicking here

Submissions or observations in writing should be marked ‘Kilcullen Local Area Plan’ and addressed to Forward Planning, Kildare County Council, Level 1, at the address below or emailed to lapsubmissions@kildarecoco.ie to be received no later than 5.00 p.m. on 17 June 2014. 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 Plan 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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