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Proposed Local Area Plan for Clane 2017-2023



Pursuant to Section 20 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), notice is hereby given that Kildare County Council, being the Planning Authority for the area, has prepared a Draft Local Area Plan for Clane.

The Local Area Plan is a statutory document that sets out the planning and development objectives of the Council for Clane and is prepared in accordance with the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

The Draft Clane Local Area Plan 2017 - 2023 comprises a written statement and maps and is accompanied by:

  • An Environmental Report on the likely significant effects on the environment of implementing the Local Area Plan - pursuant to the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 – 2011;
  • Appropriate Assessment Screening Report - pursuant to the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC); and
  • Strategic Flood Risk Assessment – pursuant to Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

A copy of the Draft Clane Local Area Plan 2017-2023, may be inspected for a period of 6 weeks from Tuesday 27 September 2016 to Wednesday 9 November 2016 inclusive at the following locations:

Planning Office, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare

Opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday   9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

                          Wednesday                                                  9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Clane Library, The Woods, Clane, Co. Kildare during library opening hours.

On the Council’s website:

Observations / Submissions

Submissions / observations may be made in respect of the Draft Clane Local Area Plan 2017-2023 and associated Environmental Reports on or before 5 p.m. on 9 of November 2016.  All submissions and observations received before the deadline will be taken into consideration before the making of the Clane Local Area Plan 2017 – 2023.

Submissions / observations may be made:


  • In writing to:

Draft Clane Local Area Plan 2017 – 2023,

C/O Senior Executive Officer,

Planning Department,

at the address below.

Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. online or hard copy. Any submission or observation should state your name address and where relevant, the body or organisation represented.   Faxed submissions or observations will not be accepted.   

All submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Clane Local Area Plan 2017 – 2023 will form part of the statutory Chief Executive’s report to be presented to the elected members of Kildare County Council.  This report includes the names of those making the submissions or observations and will be included in the minutes of that meeting and subsequently published on our website.

Children or groups or associations representing the interests of children are entitled to make submissions or observations to the proposed LAP.

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS:  5 p.m. on 9 November 2016

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