Proposed Variation No. 1 To Fingal Development Plan 2017 - 2023
PROPOSED VARIATION NO.1 TO FINGAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2017-2023
We welcome your submissions to the to proposed Variation
Pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) notice is hereby given that Fingal County Council has prepared a proposed Variation to the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023.
The proposed Variation No. 1 incorporates revised Airport Noise Zones, revisions to the Rural Housing Policy, revisions relating to the implementation of the Dublin Agglomeration Environmental Noise Action Plan 2018-2023 and removal of Red Approach Areas from Development Plan maps.
This proposed Variation includes changes to Development Plan maps, as well as amendments to policy and addition of text in the Written Statement.
The reasons for the proposed Variation are to provide for revised Airport Noise Zones and revisions to the Rural Housing Policy to ensure consistency between the objectives of the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023 and the draft Dublin Airport Local Area Plan 2020-2026 and in accordance with Objective DA11 of the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023; to provide for consideration of environmental noise from other sources and ensure consistency with the Dublin Agglomeration Environmental Noise Action Plan 2018-2023; and to remove Red Approach Zones relating to Dublin Airport to take into account relevant publications issued by the Irish Aviation Authority in respect of the operations of and development in and around Dublin Airport.
The proposed variation comprises a planning report and amended development plan map and is accompanied by:
- Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report in accordance with the SEA Directive (DIR 2001/42/ EC) and pursuant to the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004-2011, and
- A Screening Report for Appropriate Assessment pursuant to the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC).
A copy of the proposed Variation No. 1 to the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023 along with accompanying planning report, SEA screening report and AA screening report are being placed on public display and may be inspected from Tuesday 10th September 2019 to Tuesday 15th October 2019 (both dates inclusive) during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm) at Fingal County Council Offices at County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, at Fingal County Council Civic Offices, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and Fingal County Council’s Offices, George’s Square, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, and in Fingal Branch Libraries during normal opening hours for each library. See www.fingalcoco.ie for local library opening hours.
The documents may also be viewed in full on the Fingal County Council’s website at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse
Public Information Evenings
Members of the public and other interested groups are invited to attend the following drop-in public information sessions regarding the content of the proposed Variation:
Wednesday 18th September 2019
Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords
4.30 p.m. - 8p.m.
Tuesday 01st October 2019
Radisson Blu Hotel, Corbalis Way, Dublin Airport
4.30 p.m. - 8p.m.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment
In complying with SEA Directive (2001/42/EC) and the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 to 2011, Fingal County Council has carried out Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening and determined that a SEA is not required.
A Screening for Appropriate Assessment pursuant to Article 6 of the EU Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC has been carried out and Fingal County Council has determined that a full Appropriate Assessment is not required.
Making a submission
Written submissions or observations with respect to this proposed Variation can be made in writing no later than 5.00pm on 15th October 2019.
Submissions should be in ONE medium only i.e. in hard copy or online or E-mail. Submissions should include the full name and address of the person making the submission, details of organisation, community group or company represented where relevant. Children or groups or associations representing the interests of children are entitled to make submissions or observations to the proposed Variation.
Submissions should be clearly marked – Proposed Variation No. 1 Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023.
Submissions may be made via this consultation portal using the Make a Submission link on the top right of the consultation documents.
There are many benefits of making a submission using this consultation portal. For example, you can:
- Start your submission and complete later
- Get notifications and updates about the consultation
Make a written submission
Written submissions or observations marked ‘Proposed Variation No. 1 Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023’ should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted to the Senior Executive Officer, Planning & Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin K67 X8Y2.
All submissions or observations made from 10th September 2019 to 15th October 2019 (5.00pm) inclusive with respect to the proposed Variation and accompanying SEA and AA screening report will be taken into consideration by the Council before the making of Variation 1 of the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023.
Submissions received will be published on Fingal County Councils consultation portal. Also, the Chief Executives Report on submissions and observations received will include the names of those who made submissions or observations and will be included in the minutes of Council meetings and subsequently published on Fingal County Council’s website.
The details including the names of those making submissions may be shared with relevant Council Departments or their agents involved in the making of the proposed Variation and may form part of reports linked to the making of the Variation.
Locations for display of proposed Variation No.1 to Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023
Fingal County Council Offices from Mon - Thurs 9.00am – 5.00pm & Fri 9.00am to 4.30pm
- County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin
- Civic Offices, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
- Fingal County Council’s Offices, George’s Square, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Fingal Public Libraries – please check locally for opening hours.
- Balbriggan Library, George’s Square, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
- Baldoyle Library, Strand Road, Baldoyle, Dublin 13
- Blanchardstown Library, Civic Centre, Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15
- Garristown Library, Main Street, Garristown, Co. Dublin
- Howth Library, Main Street, Howth, Co. Dublin
- Malahide Library, Main Street, Malahide, Co. Dublin
- Rathbeale Library, Swords Shopping Centre, Rathbeale Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
- Skerries Library, Strand Street, Skerries, Co. Dublin
- Donabate Library,Donabate/Portrane Community Leisure Centre, Portrane Road, Donabate
- Rush Library, Chapel Green, Rush
- Fingal Mobile Library
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 5pm October 15th 2019
LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED