NOTICE of PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT - PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended) Part XI - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (as amended) Part 8 - Proposed refurbishment of and extension to The Carnegie Free Library, North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin

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NOTICE of PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended) - Part XI
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (as amended) - Part 8


Proposed refurbishment of and extension to The Carnegie Free Library, (a protected structure RPS no. 0346) North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 N5H2, including change of use to new community facilities and office accommodation, demolition of existing single storey out-building / extension, new associated infrastructure and site development works, landscaping and boundary treatments.


In accordance with Part XI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Fingal County Council hereby gives notice of the proposed works to be carried out at the above site:


Fingal County Council (Economic, Enterprise, Tourism & Cultural Development Department) is proposing to refurbish and extend The Carnegie Free Library on lands of 271m2 (0.067 acres) at North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 N5H2. The proposal for the building includes demolition of an existing single storey out-building / extension, change of use to new community facilities and office accommodation, development of a new 2-storey extension to facilitate universal access, and alterations to the existing internal layout. Reception / Office / Studio accommodation will be provided at ground floor level and flexible community use / meeting spaces at first floor level with improved public access provision. The proposal includes all associated services upgrades and site development works including new external signage, site drainage, site lighting, new landscaping and boundary treatments.


As required by Article 81 of the 2001 Regulations and amended by Article 17(2) of the 2006 Regulations, plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse and inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Tuesday 22nd June 2021 up to and including Tuesday 20th July 2021 at the following:


The Offices of Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 X8Y2
during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm excluding Bank & Public Holidays)


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Council’s offices are accessible by appointment only. Please contact Customer Care Unit at
Phone No. 01-8905000 or email: customercareunit@fingal.ie


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, may be made either online through our website https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse or in writing to:- 

Senior Executive Officer, Economic Enterprise Tourism and Cultural Development Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords, Co Dublin

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development must arrive no later than 5pm on Wednesday 4th August 2021.

In accordance with Articles 81 and 120 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Fingal County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination that no significant effects on the environment are likely as a result of the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply in accordance with the provisions of article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Issues raised in submissions and observations to the Council in regard to this development, including the response of the Chief Executive thereto, will form part of the statutory report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Fingal County Council. The statutory report will also list the persons or bodies who made submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development in accordance with regulations made under Part XI of the Planning and Development Act as amended. The minutes of that meeting including the statutory report will appear on the Council’s Website. Details including the names of those making submissions or observations may be shared with relevant Council Departments and agents working on their behalf.


Director of Economic Enterprise Tourism and Cultural Development Department

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