• 19Oct

    Dear Resident
    At present the Wicklow Draft County Development Plan is on Public Display from October 15th to Wednesday 23rd December 2009 inclusive, Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays in Civic Offices & public Libraries. The Plan can also be viewed online at www.wicklow.ie.

    This Plan is being drawn up by Wicklow Co. Council (it does not cover inside the town boundaries area which is under Bray Town Council). This Plan will influence all issues and decisions in relation to planning, transport, environment, industry &; business, water, waste etc. in the county.

    I would urge Residents to link in with this process and put in a submission. The closing date for receipt of submissions is 23 December, 2009. Some details about it below:

      Notice of the preparation of the Draft County Development Plan 2010 – 2016

    Notice is hereby given, that Wicklow County Council has, pursuant to Section 12 of the Planning and Development Acts, 2000- 2006, prepared a Draft County Development Plan for the period 2010 to 2016.

    The Draft Plan is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the Planning & Development [Strategic Environmental Assessment] Regulations 2004 and a Habitats (Appropriate) Assessment Stage 1 report (screening), pursuant to Article 6[3] of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.

    The Draft Plan and associated documents will be on display at the following locations from Thursday 15th October to Wednesday 23rd December 2009 inclusive, Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays:

    • Lobby of County Buildings, Station Road, Wicklow Town (9.00am-5.00pm) [Planning staff will be available to deal with queries each Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm]
    • Council Offices in Greystones, Mill Road, Greystones (9:00am-5:00pm)
    • Council Offices in Blessington, Blessington Business Park (9:00am-5:00pm)

    • Arklow Town Council Offices, Avoca River House, North Quay, Arklow (9:00am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-5:00pm)
    • Civic Offices Bray (9:00am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-5:00pm)

    Hard copies and CDs of the draft Plan [written statement, including appendices, environmental report and maps] will be available to purchase Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) at the Planning Counter, County Buildings, Wicklow Town (9:00am-5:00pm).

    The documents may also be inspected at all branches of Wicklow Libraries.

    Public Information Days:
    There will be several public information days when staff from the Council’s Planning Department will be available to answer questions and to assist in making a submission. The information days will take place from 3:00pm-5:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm (no appointment necessary) on the dates and at the locations listed below:

    • Blessington: Tuesday 3rd November 2009 Blessington Civic Offices
    • Arklow: Tuesday 10th November 2009 Arklow Town Council Offices
    • Carnew: Thursday 12th November 2009 Carnew Enterprise Centre
    • Bray: Tuesday 17th November 2009 Bray Civic Offices
    • Greystones: Thursday 19th November Greystones Council Offices
    • Wicklow Town: Tuesday 24th November 2009 Wicklow County Council Offices
    • Baltinglass: Tuesday 1st December 2009 Baltinglass Golf Club

    Submissions may be made in one of the following ways:-

    1. Write to: Senior Executive Officer, Planning Department, Wicklow County Council, Station Road, Wicklow Town.
    2. Email to: planreview@wicklowcoco.ie

    All submissions should include your name and a contact address, a map (where appropriate) and, where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent. Please make your submission by one medium only, i.e. hard copy, e-mail or web.

    You Are Strongly Advised To Make Your Submission As Early As Possible. Closing Date For Submissions: 5:00pm Wednesday 23rd December 2009. Late Submissions Will Not Be Accepted

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