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Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023

Consultation on Proposed Amendments

11 May to 21 June 2017

Proposed Amendments

Notice is hereby given that, having considered the Draft Development Plan and the Second Chief Executive’s Report on submissions and observations relating to the Draft Plan and associated documents, it appeared to the elected members of Sligo County Council that the Draft Plan should be amended and that the proposed amendments would, if made, be a material alteration of the Draft Plan.

Proposed Amendments - Text - 4,369 kbs  PDF
Proposed Amendments - Map Book - 10,721 kbs  PDF

Environmental Assessments

Pursuant to Section 12 (7) (aa) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), the Planning Authority has determined that a strategic environmental assessment and an appropriate assessment screening are required in respect of the proposed material alterations of the Draft Development Plan. These assessments have been undertaken and their findings are contained in the Addendum to the SEA Environmental Report and the Natura Impact Report for the proposed amendments to the Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023. These reports are published alongside the Proposed Amendments document.

SEA Addendum - 376 kbs  PDF
Natura Impact Report - 1,757 kbs  PDF

Consultation Documents

The Proposed Amendments of the Draft Plan and associated documents will be available to view and download from Thursday, 11 May 2017 to Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

Printed copies can be inspected at the following locations:

LocationHours
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.

  

Submissions

Written submissions or observation regarding the Proposed Amendments only should be made in writing (hard copy or e-mail) stating the name of the person or body making the submission and headed “Proposed Amendments of the Draft Sligo County Development Plan (CDP) 2017–2023” and sent to:

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

Tel: 071 9114440

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

 

Consultation Closing Date

All submissions received by 4 pm on 21 June 2017 will be taken into consideration before the making of the Plan.

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

Closing date for submissions: 4 p.m. on 21 June 2017

 

Second Chief Executive’s Report and Proposed Amendments

Following public consultation in September-November 2016, Sligo County Council received 176 submissions in relation to the Draft CDP 2017-2023 and a further 49 submissions in relation to the Record of Protected Structures.

The Second Chief Executive’s Report summarised the issues raised in submissions and gave the Chief Executive’ response to each one, including recommendations as to whether or not the Draft Plan, Environmental Report or RPS should be modified.

Second CE Report - Volume 1 (submissions on the main CDP policy document) - 3,549 kbs

Second CE Report - Volume 2 (submissions relating to the 32 mini-plans) - 908 kbs

Second CE Report - Volume 2 Map Book - 4,645 kbs

Second CE Report – Volume 3 (submissions relating to the Record of Protected Structures) - 537 kbs

 

On 27 March 2017, having considered the Draft Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023 (CDP) and the Second Chief Executive’s Report on the submissions received, the members of the Sligo County Council resolved to propose amendments to the Draft CDP.

Resolutions passed at the Special Meeting of 27 March 2017 - 264 kbs

Some of the proposed amendments, if made, would be material alterations of the Draft CDP.

Pursuant to Section 12(6)(aa) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), the Planning Authority has determined that strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment are required in respect of some of the proposed material alterations of the Draft CDP.

In accordance with Section 12(6)(ab) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), the Chief Executive has specified that a period of up to 6 weeks following the passing of the aforementioned resolution is required to facilitate the strategic environmental assessment.

The proposed amendments of the Draft CDP and the associated assessments will be placed on public display after the completion of the assessments. A further notice will be published before that date.

 

Draft CDP Documents

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

 

Availability

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.