10. Next Steps
A New Local Area Plan
The previous Dublin Airport Local Area Plan was adopted in June 2006 and its associated original six-year timeframe was extended by a further five-year period. Accordingly, pursuant to section 19 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) the planning authority is obliged to commence its review of the previous Local Area Plan.
The Dublin Airport Local Area Plan will be produced in collaboration with key stakeholders, relevant agencies, sectoral representatives and local communities. The aim of the Plan will be to respect this important economic entity whilst also addressing the needs of the local communities and infrastructure in the vicinity.
The Plan will be prepared in line with the objectives of the Fingal Development Plan, relevant national and regional guidelines and the transport strategy of the Dublin Transport Authority. It will be strategic in nature and consist of a written statement and plans which will include objectives for the zoning of land for particular purposes, infrastructural requirements, and such other objectives for the proper planning and sustainable development of the area. Ultimately, the Plan will be the statutory framework against which future development proposals will be assessed in the area.
The Consultation Process
You can make a submission on the Issues paper up until 5pm on Tuesday 18th September 2018. You can also submit your view or vision on the future of the airport until prior to publication of the Draft Plan. Your input will inform the development of the Draft LAP which will also be open for consultation.
Following this early period of public consultation, the statutory consultation process begins. This is when a Draft Plan is placed on public display for a period of 6 weeks during which further submissions will be accepted from the public. Submissions received on the Draft Plan will then be considered under a Chief Executive’s Report with associated recommendations set out for consideration by the Elected Members. Any subsequent material amendments will also be placed on public display.
Your View Matters
We are seeking your help as we draft the Local Area Plan. We would like to know what is important to you; what your concerns might be; your feedback on the issues raised; as well as your vision for the airport of the future. as well as your vision for the airport of the future.
Your input on the issues; as well as an understanding of shared and diverse views and values are essential for mapping a common way forward.
Hearing Each Other
There are many different views on how Dublin Airport should develop, and it is our goal that all voices can be heard from this early stage. An understanding of all the different perspectives on what the future of the airport will entail will set a framework for the practical questions this LAP needs to address.
The full range of views and feedback on the Issues Paper will inform the development of the Draft Local Area Plan. We welcome your engagement.
So Have Your Say
Comment on the Pre-Draft Dublin Airport Strategic Issues Paper. Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday 18th September 2018.