Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023
The Development Plan for the County of Sligo 2017–2023 was made by the members of Sligo County Council at their meeting on 31st July 2017.
The Sligo County Development Plan 2017–2023 has been effective since 28 August 2017.
The CDP 2017-2023 and associated documents may be viewed or downloaded below:
Printed copies can be inspected at the following locations:
- Planning Office, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo - 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
Background to the CDP 2017-2023
The review of the Sligo County Development Plan commenced on15 May 2015, with a pre-draft consultation period that lasted until 10 July 2015. In this interval, 36 submissions were received. Their contents and associated Chief Executive’s recommendations were circulated to the elected members in the form of the First Chief Executive’s Report.
Subsequently, a Draft Plan was prepared, consisting of two volumes:
The Draft CDP was accompanied by the following documents:
Second Chief Executive’s Report
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.
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.
The Proposed Amendments to the Draft Sligo CDP 2017-2023 were on public display from 11 May to 21 June 2017. They were accompanied by and SEA Addendum and a Natura Impact Report (Appropriate Assessment).
Third Chief Executive’s Report
During the third (and last) public consultation period, Sligo County Council received 25 submissions, of which 18 related to the Proposed Amendments of the Draft Plan.
The Third Chief Executive’s Report addressed each Proposed Amendment, gave the Chief Executive’ opinion in relation to any related submissions and made recommendations regarding the adoption or modification of each Proposed Amendment.
The Report was considered by the Elected Members at the special Council Meeting on 31 July 2017, when the new County Development Plan was finally made.