Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) - Part XI
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8
Site location: Mullen Park/ Griffin Rath Road, off Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Proposed Development: In accordance with provisions of Part XI of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, notice is hereby given by Kildare County Council of a proposed development at this site at Mullen Park / Griffin Rath Road, off Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
The proposed development will include:
- a single storey fire station building with three bays
- a training tower
- an entrance off the Griffin Rath Road
- site works associated with formation of new connections to existing public foul and surface water drainage and existing utilities.
The proposal has undergone a preliminary examination under the EIA Directive 2011/92/EU as amended by Directive 2014/52/EU, (and the relevant provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended) and the Planning Authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.
Where any person considers that the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time on or before Tuesday, 18 October 2022, apply in accordance with the provisions of Article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have such effects.
The proposed development has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EC) and the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning Authority has determined that a Natura Impact Statement is not required in this instance.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development (Part 8 Ref. No. P82022.13) will be available on the Kildare County Council Consultation Portal from Wednesday, 21 September 2022 to Thursday, 20 October 2022 at https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/en/consultation/part-8-proposed-new-fire-station-maynooth-planning-reference-p8202213 Submissions can be made via this portal until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 4 November 2022.
Plans and particulars will also be available for inspection or for purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during normal office hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.), excluding Bank Holidays and Public Holidays, and subject to managed access arrangements due to Covid-19 control measures, for a period of 4 weeks from Wednesday, 21 September 2022 to Thursday, 20 October 2022, at: Kildare County Council, Planning Department (Public Counter), Level 1, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 X77F.
To facilitate public access, a copy of the plans and particulars will be available for viewing only in Maynooth Library (during normal library opening times), from Wednesday, 21 September 2022 to Thursday, 20 October 2022.
Details of this Part 8 will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s website at https://kildarecoco.ie/AllServices/Planning/Part8Schemes/roadsandtransportation/index.html
Submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing on or before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 4 November 2022 to:
Chief Fire Officer, Newbridge Fire Station, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, W12 PW70.
Submissions should be clearly marked “Maynooth Fire Station - Planning Submission - Planning Reference No. P82022.13”.
All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme, as outlined above, will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Kildare County Council. Accordingly, they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.