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:

Volume 1 – Main Written Statement (PDF) - 6,403 kbs  PDF
Landscape Characterisation Map (PDF) - 8,529 kbs  PDF

Volume 2 - Mini-Plans

County Housing Strategy (PDF) - 230 kbs  PDF
County Retail Strategy (PDF) - 9,262 kbs  PDF
Record Protected Structures 2017-2023 (PDF) - 5,830 kbs  PDF

Strategic Environmental Assessment Report

Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement (PDF) - 73 kbs  PDF
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (PDF) - 447 kbs  PDF
Appropriate Assessment Screening Report (Habitats Directive) (PDF) - 1,693 kbs  PDF

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:

Volume 1 – Main Written Statement (PDF) - 16,302 kbs  PDF

Volume 2 - Mini-Plans

The Draft CDP was accompanied by the following documents:

Landscape Character Assessment Map (A1 format) (PDF) - 9,904 kbs  PDF
County Housing Strategy (PDF) - 230 kbs  PDF
County Retail Strategy (PDF) - 9,262 kbs  PDF
Proposed Changes to the Record of Protected Structures (PDF) - 10,750 kbs  PDF
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (PDF) - 447 kbs  PDF
Environmental Report (Strategic Environmental Assessment) (PDF) - 1,607 kbs  PDF
Non-Technical Summary (Strategic Environmental Assessment) (PDF) - 274 kbs  PDF
Appropriate Assessment Screening Report (Habitats Directive) (PDF) - 1,693 kbs  PDF

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.

Second CE Report - Volume 1 (submissions on the main CDP policy document) (PDF) - 3,549 kbs  PDF
Second CE Report - Volume 2 (submissions relating to the 32 mini-plans) (PDF) - 908 kbs  PDF
Second CE Report - Volume 2 Map Book (PDF) - 4,645 kbs  PDF
Second CE Report – Volume 3 (submissions relating to the Record of Protected Structures) (PDF) - 537 kbs  PDF

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 (PDF) - 264 kbs  PDF

Proposed Amendments

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).

Proposed Amendments - Text - 4,369 kbs  PDF
Proposed Amendments - Map Book - 10,721 kbs  PDF
SEA Addendum - 376 kbs  PDF
Natura Impact Report - 1,757 kbs  PDF

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.

Third Chief Executive’s Report (PDF) - 993 kbs  PDF