Material Alterations to the draft Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027

Introduction

The draft Louth County Development Plan 2021 – 2027 was placed on public display from 14th October 2020 to 23rd December 2020. A total of 833 submissions were received during the prescribed period in response to this stage of public consultation. Two of the 833 submissions received were subsequently withdrawn. In accordance with the requirements of Section 12(4)(b) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), a Chief Executive’s Report was prepared, which summarised and detailed the submissions received to the draft Plan and provided the response and recommendations of the Chief Executive to the issues raised.

The Elected Council Members, having considered the draft Louth County Development Plan 2021‐2027 and the Chief Executive’s Report on submissions received, resolved at Council meetings between the 16th April 2021 and 9th June 2021 to amend the draft Louth County Development Plan. These proposed amendments, if made, constitute a material alteration to the draft Louth County Development Plan. Accordingly, the Council resolved to place the proposed alterations on public display for a period of not less than 4 weeks, in accordance with Section 12(7)(b) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

 Proposed Alterations to the draft Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027

This document details the proposed alterations in order to inform and assist the public and other interested parties in consideration of the proposed material alterations to the draft Louth County Development Plan. Part 4 contains the SEA and AA of the proposed alterations to the draft Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027. Written observations or submissions, submitted during the consultation period, regarding the proposed alterations and the likely significant effects on the environment of their implementation will be taken into consideration before the making of the Louth County Development Plan 2021 - 2027. After the consultation period ends, the Chief Executive will prepare a report on all submissions and observations received during the prescribed period and submit the report to the Elected Members for their consideration. Having considered the proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Plan and the Chief Executive’s Report on submissions received, the Elected Members may, by resolution, make the Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027 with or without alteration.

Making a Submission - Closing date for submissions/observations is 4pm on Wednesday 28th July 2021.

Submissions Received

Material Alterations

Part 1 

Introduction

Part 2

Volumes and Maps

Part 3 - Book of Maps

3a - Zoning and Flood Maps

3b - Composite Maps - Level 3 & Level 4

3c -Settlement Boundary Alterations

3d - Alterations to Views and Prospects Maps

Part 4  - Environmental Reports

Part 5 - Appendices