24
MAR
2020

Readvertisement: Draft Variation (No.2) of the Louth Development Plan

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READVERTISEMENT

LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL

A Chara,

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) that Louth County Council proposes to make a Variation (Variation No. 2) of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021.

Reason: The reason for this Variation is to facilitate the upgrade of the N2 single carriageway National Primary Road from north of Ardee (County Louth) to the roundabout at Tullyvin south of Castleblaney (County Monaghan).

The proposed draft Variation No. 2 of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021 comprises the inclusion of new inserted text within Table 7.7 “Motorways and National Routes” (Chapter 7 Transport) and the insertion of a new Policy TC 20A (Chapter 7 Transport) and is accompanied by a revised Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report and associated SEA Screening Determination, to reflect all submissions from prescribed bodies, prepared in accordance with the Planning & Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 (as amended). The proposed Variation No. 2 is also accompanied by an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report and associated AA Screening Determination prepared as part of a Screening for AA process that is being undertaken in accordance with Part XAB of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended).

A copy of the proposed draft Variation No. 2 of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021 (and associated SEA and AA Screening documents) will be available for inspection at the following locations:

Louth County Council Customer Service Desks:

• Louth County Council, County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk, Co Louth
proposed-variation-no-2-of-the-louth-county-development-plan-2015-2021.html
• Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co Louth
• Louth County Council, Fair Street, Drogheda, Co Louth
• Louth County Council, Mid Louth Civic Service Centre, Fairgreen, Ardee, Co Louth

The proposed Draft Variation No. 2 of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021 is also available for inspection on our website at the following link
https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/publications/development-plans/louth-county-council-development-plans/readvertisement-proposed-variation-no-2/proposed-variation-no-2-of-the-louth-county-development-plan-2015-2021.html

Making a Submission/Observation

Written submissions or observations with respect to proposed Draft Variation No. 2 of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021 (and associated SEA and AA Screening documents), may be made to Louth County Council from Tuesday 24th March, 2020 until 4pm on Monday 27th April, 2020.
Such submissions and observations must state the name of the person or relevant body / agency making it and should be clearly marked “Draft Variation No. 2 of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021” addressed to Frank Pentony, Louth County Council, Forward Planning Section, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Louth County Council is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act (as amended) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In order to assist us in complying with Data Protection and GDPR please include your name and contact details on a separate sheet to the content of your submission/observation.
Submissions or observations can be made in the following ways:
• In writing to Frank Pentony, Forward Planning Section, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

or

• By e-mail to the designated e-mail address: variation@louthcoco.ie
When making a submission/observation please note the following:
• Submissions/Observations should be made in one format only i.e. letter or e-mail.
• Submissions/Observations may be made available to the public.
• Children or groups or associations representing the interests of children are entitled to make submissions/observations.
Louth County Council is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Acts (as amended). If you consider that any of the information supplied by you is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases, the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in the FOI Act.
Any written submissions or observations in respect of the proposed Variation No.2 (and associated SEA and AA Screening documents) received within the timeframe will be taken into consideration before the making of Variation No.2.

Please note that late submissions cannot be accepted.
Frank Pentony
Director of Service
Planning, Infrastructure & Economic Development