Part XI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)
Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)
Dundalk County Museum and County Library, Roden Place, Dundalk Co. Louth
Louth County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to Redevelop Dundalk’s County Museum and County Library’s Courtyard Area, Dundalk County Museum and County Library, Roden Place, Dundalk Co. Louth. Works are to include; the Creation of an Outdoor Learning Pod between Dundalk Library & Museum Quarter to showcase the newest technologies and host shared functions; a Green Learning and Sensory Garden for Health & Well Being; and New Bike Stations and Sensors Bike-stations and all associated site development works. Proposed works are within the curtilage of the Protected Structure County Museum RPS number D223 and the County Library RPS number D266 and within the Dundalk Architectural Conservation Area No 20; Roden Place as designated in the Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027.
In accordance with Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2018, Louth County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination pursuant to the provisions of article 120(1)(b)(i) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2018 that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Where any person considers that the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of publication of this notice, apply in accordance with the provisions of article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2018, to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have such effects.
In accordance with the provisions of article 250 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 to 2019, Louth County Council has carried out a screening of the proposed development to assess, in view of best scientific knowledge, if the development, individually or in combination with other plans or projects, would be likely to have a significant effect on a European site. Accordingly, the report determined that the proposed development would not be likely to have a significant effect on a European site.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development may be inspected or purchased, at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, from 20th April 2022 to 18th May 2022 inclusive at the offices of Louth County Council Co. Louth Millennium Centre, County Hall, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 KFW6 or at Dundalk Town Hall Crowe St, Townparks, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 W20C, during public opening hours.
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, clearly marked for the attention of “Grainne Tuomey,Part 8- VARCITIES, Redevelopment of Dundalk’s County Museum and County Library’s Courtyard Area’may be made in writing to the undersigned at Louth County Council, Millennium Centre, County Hall, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 KFW6, before 5.00pm on the 1st June 2022.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program under Grant Agreement No.869505
Dated this 20th April 2022
A./Senior Executive Officer,
Sustainable Energy Section,
Millennium Centre, County Hall, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 KFW6
Document-schedule.docx (size 88.6 KB)
Site-Notice.docx (size 17 KB)
AA-Screening-Report_Dundalk-Library-Part-8.pdf (size 1.6 MB)
newspaper-notice.pdf (size 651.1 KB)
VP-001---Site-Location-Plan.pdf (size 303 KB)
VP-002---Site-Layout-Plan.pdf (size 515.8 KB)
VP-003---G.A.-Plan.pdf (size 530.1 KB)
VP-004---Learning-Pod-Ground-Floor-Plan.pdf (size 874 KB)
VP-005---Planting-Plan.pdf (size 511.7 KB)
Varcities-Part-8---Written-Statement.docx (size 17.2 KB)