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Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023

Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023

Public consultation from 21 September to 30 November 2016

Following pre-draft consultation in 2015, Sligo County Council has prepared a Draft Development Plan for County Sligo for the period 2017 to 2023. 

The Draft County Development Plan (CDP) consists of two volumes:

Volume 1 – main written statement (PDF) - 6,106 kbs

Volume 2 – Mini-Plans 


The Draft CDP is accompanied by the following documents:

Landscape Character Assessment Map (A1 format) (PDF) - 9,904 kbs  

County Housing Strategy (PDF) - 230 kbs  

County Retail Strategy (PDF) - 9,262 kbs


Proposed Changes to the Record of Protected Structures (PDF) - 10,750 kbs

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (PDF) - 447 kbs

Environmental Report (Strategic Environmental Assessment) (PDF) - 1,607 kbs

Non-Technical Summary (Strategic Environmental Assessment) (PDF) - 274 kbs  

Appropriate Assessment Screening Report (Habitats Directive) (PDF) - 1,693 kbs



Printed copies can be inspected at the following locations:

  • Planning Department, City Hall, Quay Street - 10am - 4pm
  • Sligo County Library - During normal opening hours
  • Tobercurry Library, Teach Laighne - During normal opening hours
  • Ballymote and Enniscrone Branch Libraries - During normal opening hours
  • Enniscrone, Tobercurry and Ballymote Area Offices - During normal opening hours


Printed copies of the Draft Plan and associated documents may be purchased from Sligo County Council’s Planning Office, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo.


Information Sessions

During the consultation period, a number of public consultation/information sessions will be held in each Municipal District of the County. Proposed dates and venues are listed below.

Thursday, 20 October Teach Laighne, Meeting Room 1, Tobercurry 3.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Thursday, 27 October Council Chamber, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo 3.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Thursday, 3 November Ballymote Community Library, Teeling Street, Ballymote 3.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Every Tuesday afternoon during the consultation period, planners will be available to meet the public in the Planning Section, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo, from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm.



Written submissions or observation regarding the Draft Development Plan and associated documents, including, proposed additions and deletions to the Record of Protected Structures, should be made in writing (hard copy or e-mail) stating the name of the person or body making the submission and headed “Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017–2023”.

Submissions should be sent to:

Ms. Janet McNamara, Administrative Officer
Planning Section, Sligo County Council
City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo

Submissions should be e-mailed to cdp@sligococo.ie


Consultation Closing Date

All written submissions or observations received by 4.00 pm on 30 November 2016 will be taken into consideration before the making of the Plan.

A report with recommendations on all valid submissions or observations will be prepared and presented to the Members of Sligo County Council for their consideration.


Closing date for submissions: 4.00 pm 30 November 2016.