NOTICE OF DRAFT BEARNA LOCAL AREA PLAN AND BEARNA STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
In accordance with the provisions of Section 20 of the above Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended by the Planning & Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004, notice is hereby given that Galway County Council has prepared a Draft Local Area Plan (LAP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Report for Bearna. Copies of the Plan, the SEA Report and associated Support Documents are available on the Council website by following the link below.
Following initial pre-draft public consultation and consideration of the workshop outcomes and submissions received, Galway County Council has prepared a Draft LAP along with a SEA Report, which will be on display from 8 December 2006 to 18 January 2007 (excluding public holidays) at the Planning Office, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill,
Submissions or observations in respect of the Draft LAP and SEA Report will be taken into consideration before the Plan is adopted by Galway County Council. These should be received by 4.00pm on Thursday 18 January 2007 marked:
Draft Bearna Local Area Plan
Forward Planning Section
Submissions or observations should be made in writing to the above address, forwarded by fax to (091) 509199 or sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, to reach the Planning Department by 4.00pm on the date set out above.
An information evening was held for the Draft LAP at Scoil Sheamus Naofa, Bearna from 6.30pm until 8.30pm on Monday 11 December 2006 . This formed part of the statutory public consultation phase of the LAP process, as per Section 20 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended. Copies of the Draft LAP were available for inspection on the night and members of the planning team were available to answer any questions or queries that arose.