Planning Consultation in the form of “Planning Clinics”
The Draft Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021 is currently on public display from Monday 6th October 2014 – Wednesday 17th December 2014. Members of the public are invited to call in to the Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk to discuss the Draft Plan with a planner during normal opening hours throughout the course of the public display period .
In addition to the above public consultation in the form of “Planning Clinics” will also take place throughout the County at the following times and locations:
Wednesday 5th November 10.00 – 1.00pm Dunleer Library, Station Road, Dunleer
Thursday 6th November 10.00 – 1.00pm Louth County Council, Boyne Centre, Patrick Street, Drogheda
Friday 7th November 10am – 1.00pm Mid Louth Civic Service Centre, Fairgreen, Ardee
Tuesday 11th November 10.00 – 1.00pm Carlingford Heritage Centre, Carlingford
Wednesday 12th November 10.00am -1.00pm County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk
The “Planning Clinics” will offer the general public an opportunity to drop in and discuss the Draft Plan and any associated queries they may have with a member of staff from the Planning Department.
A copy of the Draft Plan, Strategic Environmental Report, Natura Impact Report and accompanying documents are available for public inspection during normal opening hours 9.00am – 5.00pm (excluding any bank holidays and public holidays) from Monday 6th October 2014 to Wednesday 17th December 2014 inclusive at the following locations.
Louth County Council Customer Services Desk , County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk, Co Louth
Louth County Council Customer Services Desk, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co Louth
Louth County Council Customer Services Desk, Fair Street, Drogheda, Co Louth
Louth County Council Customer Services Desk, Mid Louth Civic Service Centre, Fairgreen, Ardee, Co Louth
Copies of the draft plan are also available for public inspection at the following libraries during their respective opening hours:
County Library, Roden Place, Dundalk, Co Louth
Drogheda Library, Stockwell Lane, Drogheda, Co Louth
Ardee Library, Market Square, Ardee, Co Louth
Dunleer Library, Station House, Dunleer, Co Louth
Carlingford Library, Newry Street, Carlingford, Co Louth
Please check with your local library for opening hours.
You may also view a copy of the Draft Plan and all accompanying documentation on our website at www.louthcoco.ie
Making a Submission
Written submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Plan, Environmental Report, Natura Impact Report, and associated documents mentioned above, may be made to the Planning Authority from Monday 6th October 2014 to Wednesday 17th December 2014 inclusive, and such submissions and observations must state the name and address of the person or relevant body or agency making it and should be clearly marked Draft Louth County Development Plan and addressed to Louth County Council, Forward Planning Department , Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Submissions or observations can also be made by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions should be clearly marked “Draft Louth County Development Plan”. Please note that late submissions cannot be accepted. All such submissions lodged within the above period will be taken into consideration prior to the making of the Louth County Development Plan 2015-2021.
When making a submission please note the following:
· Submissions should be made in one format only i.e. letter or e-mail.
· Submissions/Observations may be made available to the public.
· Louth County Council is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Acts 1997 and 2003. 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.
· Louth County Council is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003. In order to assist us with complying with Data Protection Act please include your name and contact details on a separate sheet to the content of your submission/observation.