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Proposed Local Area Plan - Monasterevin


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 Monasterevin.

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 Tuesday, 24February 2015 to Friday, 10 April 2015 inclusive at the following locations:

Planning Office, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, at the address below

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

Monasterevin Library, Watermill Place, Monasterevin.

Opening times;

Tuesday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm/3.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Thursday 2.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Friday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm/3.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Saturday 10.00 am - 2.00 pm (library closed Saturday of bank holiday weekends)

and on the council’s website by clicking here

An information session will be held on Thursday, 12 March 2015 from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm in Monasterevin Library.

Submissions or observations in writing should be marked ‘Monasterevin Local Area Plan’ and addressed to Forward Planning, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, at the address below or emailed to to be received no later than 5.00 pm on Friday, 10 April 2015. 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.

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