Posts Tagged ‘draft development plan’

Alteration to Celbridge plan sought

April 1, 2011
KILDARE COUNTY manager Michael Malone is seeking to set aside key measures in the county council’s draft development plan – designed to protect historic landscapes around Celbridge — following a submission by a development company.

The move follows a decision by An Bord Pleanála on February 16th to refuse permission to Devondale Ltd for a scheme to facilitate the development of Donaghcumper Demesne as an extension of Celbridge town centre.

Overturning a decision by the county manager, the appeals board said the scheme – which included a new bridge over the river Liffey – would constitute a “major intrusion” into the setting of Castletown House and its historic grounds.

Amendments to the Kildare Draft Development Plan, to strengthen the protection for Castletown and Donaghcumper, were agreed by councillors last December, on foot of some 4,000 submissions. (more…)


Manager’s Report on Draft Kildare County Development Plan Available

October 6, 2010

The Manager’s Report on submissions received on the Draft County Development Plan 2011 – 2017 is now available to view on the Kildare County Council website. The report will now be given to the elected members who will have 12 weeks to consider it before making their decision.  In the likely event that there are material amendements to the plan arising from the decisions made, a further round of submisions will be sought in realtion to the amendments (only).