Pursuant to the requirements of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Tipperary County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to carry out the following development:
Description: CARRICK ON SUIR REGENERATION PLAN
The proposed development includes for public realm refurbishment and enhancement in Carrick on Suir’s town centre comprising the upgrading of existing streets and lanes with new high-quality paving, kerbing, public lighting,
improved street furniture and utility diversions/works (including undergrounding of overhead ESB cables). Footpath space will be widened, traffic calming will be developed through build-out, reduced road carriage widths and
improved pedestrian crossings. Existing car parks will be improved and new car parking spaces provided. The traffic management at the junction of Main Street and Dillon Bridge will change from a signal-controlled junction to a
priority-controlled junction. Pedestrian movement will be prioritised by the design.
The development includes for public realm refurbishment and enhancement at Sean Healy Park comprising the development of a new vehicular parking area with entry and exit, footpaths and hard paved areas, widening of the
Blueway and the development of associated landscaping and services/utilities to serve the proposed and future uses; the extension of the Suir Blueway along North Quays to provide cycleway and pedestrian linkages from Sean Healy Park to Ormond Castle and the town centre; the upgrading of Strand Walk with new paving and the development of a new access to Ormond Castle grounds and closing of the existing ramped access.
Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows:
Nature and Extent of Proposed Development
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and Article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.
Having regard to the information specified under Schedule 7A of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the development, it is determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development, and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including Appropriate Assessment (AA) and EIA Screening Reports, are available at the link below and for purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, or for inspection by appointment at: -
between the hours of 09.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday during the period commencing 5th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021 (incl.)
Or with no appointment necessary, plans and particulars may be inspected at: -
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made in writing to The District Administrator, Carrick on Suir Municipal District Office, New Street, Carrick on Suir, Co. Tipperary, no later than 16.30 on 17th of September 2021. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
Signed: Brian Beck, A/Director of Services,
Carrick-on-Suir Municipal District,
New Street, Carrick on Suir, Co. Tipperary.
Date: 4th August 2021.