Adopted Variation No 1 to BTEDP 2010-2016 (Core Strategy) and Adopted Variation No 3 to OCDP 2009-2015

 

Notice is hereby given that Offaly County Council and Birr Town Council being the Planning Authorities for the Birr Town and Environs Area have adopted a variation to the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016 and to the Offaly County Development Plan 2009-2015.

 

Variation No 1 of the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016 – Adopted on and effective from 4th March 2013.

 

A: To include a Core Strategy in the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016

Under Section 7 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010, each Planning Authority is required to introduce a Core Strategy as part of its development plan. The purpose of the Core Strategy is to articulate a medium to longer-term quantitatively-based strategy for the spatial development of the area of the Planning Authority.

B: To insert Riverstown Village Plan into the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016

The Riverstown Village plan is currently included in Volume 2 of the Offaly County Development Plan 2009-2015, it is considered appropriate to remove it and include it in the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan as the area of the Village Plan is located mainly within the area covered by the Birr Town and Environs plan and partly within the functional area of Birr Town Council.

 

Variation No 3 of the Offaly County Development Plan 2009-2015 – Adopted on and effective from 18th March 2013.

To remove Riverstown Village Plan from Volume 2 of the Plan

The Riverstown Village plan is currently included in Volume 2 of the Offaly County Development Plan 2009-2015, the variation allows for the removal of the plan and it's inclusion in the Birr Town and Environs Development Plan as the area of the Village Plan is located mainly within the area covered by the Birr Town and Environs plan and partly within the functional area of Birr Town Council.

 

Written Statement Including SEA/AA

Adopted Variation No 1 to BTEDP 2010-2016 and Adopted Variation No 3 to OCDP 2009-2015.pdf (size 4.7 MB)

Zoning Map

Adopted Birr Variation Map.pdf (size 496.8 KB)