Local Area Plans

  • Draft Joint Portarlington Local Area Plan

    Pursuant to Section 20 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended, Laois County Council and Offaly County Council hereby give notice of the preparation of the Draft Joint Local Area Plan for Portarlington. This statutory document sets out a strategic framework for the proper planning and sustainable development of Portarlington over the plan period 2018-2024. The Draft Joint Local Area Plan will consist of a written statement, including policies and objectives, and a land use zoning map and is accompanied by; - Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - Screening Statement in support of Appropriate Assessment and Natura Impact Report - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - DISPLAY OF DRAFT The Draft Joint LAP and associated documents will be available to view at the following locations, during normal opening hours, from 21st March to 8th May 2018, inclusive: - Laois County Council, Aras an Chontae, JFL Avenue., Portlaoise, Co. Laois; - Offaly County Council, Aras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly; - Portarlington Library, 2 Main Street, Cooltederry, Portarlington, Co. Laois; - The Councils' websites: www.laois.ie and www.offaly.ie Copies of the plan are available to download from the websites. Hard copies and CDs of the Draft Joint LAP will be available to purchase, on request, from the Planning Sections of both Laois and Offaly County Councils. MAKING A SUBMISSION: Written submissions or observations made on or before 4pm 8th May 2018, will be taken into consideration before the making of the Joint Local Area Plan. Submissions may be made in one of the following ways: 1. WRITE TO: Senior Planner, Planning Section, Laois County Council, Aras an Chontae, JFL Ave., Portlaoise, Co. Laois, or Administrative Officer, Planning Section, Aras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly; 2. Email to: portarlingtonlap@laoiscoco.ie or portlap@offalycoco.ie

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