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Proposed Leixlip LAP 2020-26


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 (LAP) for Leixlip. 

The Draft Leixlip Local Area Plan 2020-2026 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;
  • A Natura Impact Report;
  • A Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Report;
  • Sustainable Planning and Infrastructure Assessment;
  • Social Infrastructure Audit (SIA); and
  • Strategic Transport Assessment (STA).

A copy of these documents may be inspected from Thursday, 30 May 2019 to 5.00 p.m. Thursday, 11 July 2019 inclusive at the following locations:

  • Planning Office, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare during opening hours: 9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (closed Bank Holiday Mondays). 
  • Leixlip Library, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip during opening hours. 
  • On the County Council’s website:

Information Day

Members of the public and other interested groups are invited to attend the following drop-in public information sessions regarding the content of the draft plan:

Leixlip Library Drop-In Session

Leixlip Library, Captain's Hill, Newtown, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Thursday 6 June 2019

3.00 p.m.  -  7.00 p.m.


Submissions/observations may be made in respect of the Draft Leixlip Local Area Plan and associated Reports before 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, 11 July 2019.  Submissions/Observations may be made as follows:  

Any submission or observation shall state your name, address and where relevant, the body or organisation represented.   Children or groups or associations representing the interests of children are entitled to make submissions or observations to the proposed LAP.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 5.00 p.m. Thursday, 11 July 2019

Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. in hard copy or online. E-mail or faxed submissions will not be accepted.

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