I received an email asking when the closing date for submissions to the Fingal variation to its rural housing policy is; it is the 8th of March. Here's the details:
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 – 2006 (SECTION 13)
FINGAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2005 - 2011
NOTICE OF THE PREPARATION OF DRAFT PROPOSED VARIATION
NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the County of Fingal being the Planning
Authority for the County of Fingal has prepared a draft of proposed Variation of the
Fingal Development Plan 2005-2011. The Draft Variation relates to:
RURAL HOUSING POLICY
It is proposed to amend Section 5.3 ‘Housing in the Countryside’ of the Written
Statement of the Fingal Development Plan 2005.
The reason for the proposed variation to ensure that this policy is consistent with the
Sustainable Rural Housing Guidelines for Planning Authorities, issued by the
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
Strategic Environmental Assessment
In complying with SEA Directive (2001/42/EC) and the Planning and Development
(Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004, Fingal County Council has
carried out a Strategic Environmental Assessment.
The Draft Variation and Strategic Environmental Assessment will be open to public
inspection Thursday 8th February, 2007 to Thursday, 8th March, 2007 (Both dates
inclusive but excluding public holidays) at the following locations: -
Fingal County Council Offices:
County Hall, Swords, Fingal, Co. Dublin. Mon – Thurs 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. & Fri
9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Blanchardstown Offices, Grove Road, Fingal, Dublin 15. Mon – Thurs 9.00 a.m. –
5.00 p.m. & Fri 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Balbriggan Town Council, St. George’s Square, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin:
Mon – Thurs 9.00 am – 5.00 pm & Fri 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Swords Library, Rathbeale Road, Swords, Co. Dublin (check locally for opening
Blanchardstown Library, Civic Centre, Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15 (check
locally for opening hours)
Objections or representations, with respect to the draft of the proposed Variation and or the Strategic Environmental Assessment made in writing to Fingal County Council from Thursday, 8th February, 2007 to Thursday, 8th March, 2007, will be taken into consideration by the Council before the making of the Variation of the
Such representations or objections should be addressed to: Senior Executive Officer,
Planning Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords, Fingal, Co.
Dublin. Alternatively, they can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dated this 8th February, 2007.