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Part 8 Development: Naas Town Hall


Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) – Part XI

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) – Part 8

Site location: Naas Town Hall, North Main Street, Naas, Co. Kildare (a Protected Structure RPS No. NS19-047 and NIAH No.: 11814041)

Proposed Development: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given by Kildare County Council of a proposed development at Naas Town Hall, North Main Street, Naas, Co. Kildare (a Protected Structure RPS No. NS19-047 and NIAH No. 11814041).  The proposed development will comprise of:

  1. Demolition of outbuildings and offices in rear yard area.
  2. Change of use of building from Town Hall to Library.
  3. Construction of two rear extensions (single- and 2-storey) to provide extended library on ground floor, study facilities, meeting room, additional fire escape stairs and plant room.
  4. Changed levels and landscaping of rear yard area to provide space for market, educational area and car parking spaces. A new pedestrian access gate will be formed on the rear wall opening onto Abbey Street. New openings with wrought iron grilles will also be formed on the side yard walls, opening on to Town Hall Lane and Moat Lane. The existing arch at Moat Lane will be opened out to form a glazed side entrance to the Library.
  5. Internal alterations to existing building.
  6. Alterations to access steps at front entrance and revised landscaping.
  7. New signage

Plans and particulars of the proposed development (Part 8 Ref No. P82018-13) will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of Kildare County Council, Level 2 at the address below and Naas Library, Harbour View, Naas, Co. Kildare during its public opening hours during the period from Tuesday 6 November 2018 until Tuesday 4 December 2018 (both dates inclusive).

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available to view during that period on Kildare County Council’s website at

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development and dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing to:        

Marian Higgins

County Librarian

Kildare Arts and Library Services

Riverside Arts Centre


Co. Kildare             before 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 18 December 2018.


All submissions and observations should be headed:

‘Part 8: Extensions to and change of use to Library at Naas Town Hall, Naas, Co. Kildare’

All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme, will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at a meeting of the elected members.  Accordingly, they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.


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