Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) – Part XI
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8
Site Location: Glandour House, Woodstock Street, Athy, Co. Kildare,
Proposed Development: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given by Kildare County Council of a proposed social housing development at Glandour House, Woodstock Street, Athy, Co. Kildare, R14 WK25.
The proposed development comprises of the construction of 5 no. dwellings consisting of:
- A terrace block of 2 no. 1-bed single storey dwelling, 2 No. 1-bed apartments two storey, and 1 no. 2-bed two storey dwelling.
- Demolition and alterations to the existing boundary walls and construction of new boundary walls to the proposed site.
- Demolition of existing walls bounding:
- Glandour House, including entrance gate wall to Glandour House, and laneway connecting Woodstock Street with Castle Park housing estate.
- Widening of existing lane way and construction of new wall bounding Glandour House site.
- Associated site development works including landscaping, drainage, public lighting, new paths and hard landscaping, ancillary site services and site development works above and below ground.
This application also includes an Appropriate Assessment Screening report and an Environmental Impact Assessment Screening report.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development (Part 8 Ref No. P82022.19) will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during its public opening hours by appointment during the period from Friday, 14 October 2022 until Thursday, 10 November 2022 (both dates inclusive), at the following offices
Kildare County Council, Level 1, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy park, Naas, Co Kildare.
Athy Municipal District Office, Kildare County Council, Rathstewart, Athy, Co. Kildare, R14 Y163.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available to view during that period on Kildare County Council’s website at https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/browse and https://kildarecoco.ie/AllServices/Planning/Part8Schemes/ and www.gov.ie/en/consultations/
The proposal has also undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the European Communities (Bird and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 – 2015. Kildare County Council has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required. The proposed development will not have a significant effect on a European Site.
In addition, the proposal has also undergone screening for Environmental Impact Assessment 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 Kildare County Council has determined 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.
In accordance with Article 120 of the planning and development Regulations 2001 (as amended), any person may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
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 before 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, 24 November 2022 to:
Fiona Byrne, Housing Department, Level 5, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co Kildare or online at: https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/browse
All submissions and observations should be headed “Part 8: Proposed Social Housing Development, Glandour House, Woodstock Street, Athy Co. Kildare. Planning Ref No. P82022.19”
All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council regarding 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.