Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended,
Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended
Article 81 of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended
Kildare County Council Part 8 Development
Pursuant to the requirements of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Kildare County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to carry out the following development:
P82021.06 Proposed Redevelopment of Harbour Field, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Nature and extent of the proposed development:
Kildare County Council proposes to carry out the following works –
- The construction of a new feature playground
- Construction of a new path network through the park
- Removal of large stone clad bund between the park and the canal
- Development of a 4meter wide boardwalk adjacent to the Royal Canal
- Development of a new concrete skate park with associated pump track
- Construction of new formal lawn area with terraced seating edges
- Development of adult gym area with associated parkour equipment
- Associated site development works and connection to existing site services.
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and Article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.
The proposed development is not of a class set out under Schedule 5 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and does not require Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including AA and EIA Screening Reports, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at:
Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for a period from Tuesday, 5 October 2021 to Tuesday, 2 November 2021. Please note that an appointment is necessary to access the building. Bookings can be made online at http://kildare.ie/countycouncil/OnlineBookingSystem/
Details of the proposed development are also available online at http://www.kildare.ie/countycouncil/AllServices/Planning/Part8Schemes/ or https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/en/browse
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made online at https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/en/browse
Submissions must be made no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 November 2021.
All comments including names and addresses of those making comments submitted to the Council in regard to the scheme, as outlined above, 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.
Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
Signed: Mairead Hunt, Senior Executive Officer, Kildare County Council.
Date: 5 October 2021