Proposed Variation No. 3 to Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023

closeddate_range10 Jan, 2020, 9:00am - 7 Feb, 2020, 5:00pm

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Variation of Fingal Development Plan 2017 – 2023,
Proposed Variation no. 3
Removal of indicative line for Road Proposal,
“N3 – N4 Barnhill to Leixlip Interchange”, as shown on Sheet 13,
Blanchardstown South.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, that Fingal County Council has prepared a Proposed Variation of the Fingal Development Plan 2017 – 2023 in respect of the following:
Variation No. 3
It is proposed to vary the Fingal Development Plan 2017 – 2023 and remove the indicative line for Road Proposal, “N3 – N4 Barnhill to Leixlip Interchange”, as shown on Sheet 13, Blanchardstown South. Proposed Variation No. 3 will result in the following change:
Removal of the indicative line of the “N3-N4 Barnhill to Leixlip Interchange” Road Proposal shown on Sheet 13, Blanchardstown South.
Accompanying Proposed Variation No.3 is:
A Planning Report; A 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 Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report in accordance with the requirements of Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (DIR 92/43/EEC). A copy of the SEA Screening and AA Screening Reports are available for public inspection with the proposed variation.
Public Display:
The proposed Variation No. 3 to the Fingal Development Plan 2017-2023 along with accompanying documents are being placed on public display and may be inspected from Friday 10th January 2020 to Friday 7th February 2020 (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 for local library opening hours.
The documents may also be viewed on Fingal County Council’s website at
Submissions or observations can be made in writing no later than 5.00pm on 7th February 2020, as follows:
• Online at or
• Email to
• By post to: Senior Executive Officer, Planning and Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main St., Swords, Co. Dublin, K67X8Y2.
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. 3 Fingal County DevelopmentPlan 2017-2023.
Any written submissions or observations made to the Planning Authority from 10th January 2020 to 5.00pm on 7th February 2020 in respect of the proposed Variation and associated screening for Strategic Environmental Assessment and Screening for Appropriate Assessment will be taken into consideration before the making of the Variation.
Public Information Evening
Members of the public and other interested groups are invited to attend the following drop-in public information session regarding the content of the proposed Variation:

Date Venue Time
23rd January 2020 Fingal County Council, Grove Road Office Blanchardstown 6 p.m. - 8 p.m

Important Note Regarding Submissions:
In accordance with Section 13(3A)(a) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, written submissions or observations received by Fingal County Council for this variations shall be published on the website of the authority within 10 working days of its receipt by Fingal County Council. 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 Variation and may form part of reports linked to the making of the Variation. The Chief Executive’s 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 that meeting and subsequently published on Fingal County Council’s website.

Senior Executive Officer
Dated: 10th January 2020