Thursday, December 20, 2012

Planning Notice – Part 8 - Planning and Development Act 2000 – 2012 / Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2012

Planning Notice – Part 8

Meath County Council

Planning and Development Act 2000 – 2012.

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2012.

In accordance with the above regulations Meath County Council proposes to carry out development along the R135 within Ashbourne town centre. The development will consist of Phase 1 of a total of two phases of development. The works will commence north of Dunnes Stores and will cease south of theCastle StreetandBridge Streetjunction and will have a total length of circa 500 metres.

The development will consist of the following:



Phase 1 – Town centre improvements to include public lighting, footpaths, cycle ways, pedestrian crossings, upgrade to carriage way and provision of parking bays. The works will commence at Dunnes Stores to the north of the town centre along the R135 and continue southwards to a location circa 75 metres south of theCastle Street andBridge Street junction. Works will also include the replacement of overhead ESB cables with underground cables and the decommissioning of sections of the existing watermain and replacement of these with a HDPE watermain. Surface water improvements will be linked into existing networks which outfall to theBroadmeadowRiver.

The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Development Acts 2000- 2012.

The plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection for purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of the Local Authority:

(a) Meath County Council, Planning Department, Abbey Mall,Abbey Road, Navan.

(b) Ashbourne Library,1-2 Killegland SquareUpper,Killegland Street, Ashbourne.

from 17th December, 2012 until the 06th February, 2013.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing to the Local Authority : Meath County Council, Planning Department, Abbey Mall, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath or emailed to planning@meathcoco.ie on or before 4pm on 20th February, 2013.

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