Adoption of Meath County Development Plan 2013 – 2019

Following consideration of the Proposed Amendments and the Manager’s Report on the Submissions Received on the Proposed Amendments, the Members of Meath County Council resolved to make the Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 on the 17th of December 2012. 

The new Development Plan will come into effect on the 22nd of January 2013. The Executive of Meath County Council is currently editing the plan for publishing.

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Display of Amendments to Draft County Development Plan

The Members of Meath County Council, having considered the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013–2019 and the Managers Report thereon in accordance with Section 12 of the Planning and Development Acts, 2000-2011 have resolved that the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013- 2019 be amended. The proposed amendments constitute a material alteration of the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019. 

The proposed amendments to the Draft Meath County Development Plan are available for inspection from the 12th of October to Thursday, 8th November, 2012 inclusive.

Click here to view Proposed Amendments

HOW TO READ THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

1. The existing text of the Draft Meath County Development Plan is shown in normal

font.

2. Deletions are shown as strikethrough text.

3. Amendments / Additions are shown as red text.

This is shown in the following example: 

SOC POL 45   To protect the cultural heritage of historical burial grounds within Co. Meath and encourage their management and maintenance in accordance with conservation principles best conservation practice.

 

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Amendments to be prepared for Draft Development Plan

A council meeting was held on Monday 24th September to discuss the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 and the Manager’s Report prepared on the submissions received during the consultation process for the Draft Plan.

The members of Meath County Council resolved to make amendments to the Draft Development Plan. As a number of these amendments are material changes to the Draft Plan, they will be subject to public display and there will be an opportunity for people to make submissions on them.

It is anticipated that this display period will commence in October. Meath County Council will advertise the display and submission dates when they are finalised and details of how to make a submission.

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Consideration of Manager’s Report by Members

The closing date for submissions on the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 was 3rd August. A total of 139 submissions were received. Meath County Council wishes to express its appreciation to those who made submissions or attended the information meetings about the Draft Plan.

A report has been prepared on the submissions received; summarising the issues raised and outlining the response of the CountyManager to them, and recommendations for changes to the Draft Development Plan where appropriate, to address the issues raised.

This report was distributed to the Elected Members of Meath County Council at a Special Planning meeting on Friday 14th September.

Click here to see the Managers Report Draft Development Plan 2013 – 2019

A series of Council Meetings have been arranged, starting on Monday 24th September, during which the Councillors will consider the Draft Development Plan and the Manager’s Report. Following these meetings, the Councillors will decide whether to adopt the Draft Development Plan or whether amendments to the Draft Plan should be made.

A further period of public consultation will be held, if the Councillors decide to make material amendments to the Draft Plan.

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Additional information session on the Draft Development Plan

Meath County Council wishes to invite the general public to attend an information session on the Draft Development Plan at the following location 

  • Village Hotel, Bettystown on Tuesday 10th July 2012 from 6 pm – 8 pm

Meath County Council staff will be available to discuss the Draft Plan and address any queries that you may have on the Draft Plan.

The draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 is also available to view at Meath County Council Area Offices, Branch Libraries, and the Planning Department, Navan during the period of Friday 25th May 2012 to Friday 3rd August, 2012 inclusive.  

For Further Information Please Contact:

The Planning & Strategic Transportation Department, Abbey Mall, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath.

Ph. no. 046-9097566/7518 or email: countydevelopmentplan@meathcoco.ie

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Draft Meath County Development Plan – Public Consultation Information Sessions

Public consultation in the form of ‘Information Sessions’ on the Draft Meath County Development Plan will take place throughout the County from the 11th of June. Please see details of dates and times below:

  • Ashbourne Library – Monday 11th June 2012 – 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Dunshaughlin Area Office – Monday 11th June 2012 – 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm
  • Trim Library – Tuesday 12th June, 2012 – 4 pm to 6 pm
  • Duleek Area Office – Wednesday 13th June, 2012 – 4 pm to 6 pm
  • Planning & Transportation Department, Abbey Mall,Abbey Road, Navan. – Friday, 15th June, 2012 – 4 pm to 6 pm
  • Kells Town Council – Tuesday 19th June, 2012 – 4 pm to 6 pm

Meath County Council staff will be available there to discuss the draft plan and answer any queries that you may have.

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Notice of Preparation of the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019

The Draft Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 has been prepared and is on public display from Friday 25th May 2012 to Friday 3rd August 2012 inclusive.

 The Draft Plan is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 – 2011 and an Appropriate Assessment, pursuant to Article 6 of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.

Click here to see The Draft Plan and Associated Maps & Reports

The Draft Plan is also available for inspection at the following locations:

  • Planning Department, Abbey Mall, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath, Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
  •  The following Area Offices during normal office opening hours:-

– Kells Town Council, Town Hall,Headfort Place, Kells From 9.30 am – 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (5.30 Monday)

– Navan Town Council, Town Hall,Watergate Street, Navan From 9.30 am – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm  – 5.00 pm (5.30 Monday)

– Duleek Area Office,Main Street, Duleek From 9.30 am  – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (5.30 Monday)

– Dunshaughlin Area Office,Drumree Road, Dunshaughlin From 9.30 am  – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (5.30 Monday)

– Trim Area Office, Mornington House,Summerhill Road, Trim From 9.30 am  – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.45. pm (5.15 Monday)

 Ashbourne Branch Library,1-2 Killegland Square, Ashbourne.

Athboy Branch Library,Main Street, Athboy.

Duleek Branch Library,Main Street, Duleek.

Dunboyne Branch Library, Castle View, Dunboyne

Dunshaughlin Branch Library,Main Street, Dunshaughlin.

Kells Branch Library,Castle Street, Kells.

MeathCountyLibrary / Navan Branch Library,Railway Street, Navan.

Nobber Branch Library, Nobber.

Oldcastle Branch Library,Millbrook Road, Oldcastle.

Rathcairn Branch Library, Rathcairn.

Slane Branch Library, Castle Hill, Slane.

Trim Branch Library, High Street, Trim.

Copies of the Draft Plan are available for purchase from the Planning Department,Abbey Rd, Navan. 

Cost

  • €100 for Volume 1 – Written Statement including CD of Volume 2 – Appendix 1-18, Volume 3 – Book of Maps & Volume 4 – Strategic Environmental Assessment & Appropriate Assessment
  • €30 for Book of Maps 
  • €30 for Record of Protected Structures 

For further information contact the Forward Planning Team at Tel: 046 – 9097566/9097518/9097520 / 9097513. 

Submissions 

Written submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Development Plan and/or Environmental Report and/or Appropriate Assessment are invited from members of the public and other interested parties between Friday, 25th May 2012 and Friday, 3rd August 2012 inclusive.  Observations/Submissions must be received by 4.00pm on Friday, 3rd August 2012.

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Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 – Latest News

The CDP review process is currently on the last step of the pre draft stage and work is ongoing by the Planning Authority in preparing the Draft Development Plan 2013-2019. 

At the October Council meeting held on the 3rd  of October 2011, the Elected Members having considered the Manager’s report, issued directions regarding the preparation of the Draft Development Plan in accordance with Section 11 (4) (d) of the Planning & Development Acts 2000 – 2010.

To inform the review of the Meath County Development Plan external consultants have been appointed to undertake the following:

  • Strategic Flood Risk Assessment,
  • CountyRetailStrategy,
  • CountyHousingStrategy,
  • Green Infrastructure Strategy,
  • Appropriate Assessment
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment.   

The Draft Development Plan when finalised will be placed on public display and there will be a further opportunity to make a submission at this stage of the process.

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Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019 – Update

The Manager’s Report on the pre draft consultation phase was distributed to the Elected Members of Meath County Council on the 29th of July 2011.
The Elected Members considered the contents of  the Manager’s Report.  Following this period of consideration, the Elected Members issued directions to the Manager regarding the preparation of the Draft Development Plan at their Council Meeting on 3rd of October 2011.

The period for receipt of applications for consultancy services has closed. Tender applications are currently being evaluated.

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The Manager’s Report on Pre Draft Public Consultation Stage has been prepared and is now available to view

The purpose of this report is to provide a description of the pre draft public consultation undertaken for the review of the Meath County Development Plan and preparation of a new County Development Plan 2013-2019.

The report consists of four sections:

  • Section 1 provides an introduction and overview of the report and describes the consultation that was undertaken during the pre-draft consultation phase of the review.
  • Section 2 details the legislative background and requirements for the report.
  • Section 3 provides a discussion of the issues raised during the pre draft consultation phase and the Manager’s opinion on them.
  • Section 4 outlines the Manager’s recommendations on the policies to be included in the draft development plan.

This report forms part of the statutory procedure for the preparation of the Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019. 

 Manager’s Report on Pre Draft Public Consultation Stage

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