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:
Restoration and renovation of the existing Agricultural Building and the installation of a fixed roof covering of the external car-park, with associated support structures, to form a multi-functional weatherproof venue.
Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows: Location Nature and Extent of Proposed Development
Agricultural Building and adjoining car park, Thurles Town park, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
- Restoration, renovation and glazed extension to the existing agricultural building for multi-functional uses;
- Installation of a moveable roof covering and associated supporting structures for multi-functional uses;
- Improved access between site and St. Patrick’s College;
- Upgrade of vehicular and pedestrian access to site;
- Installation of EV car charging points; and
- All associated site works.
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.
The proposed development is not of a class set out under Schedule 5 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and does not require Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including AA and EIA Screening Reports, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at: -
Thurles Municipal District Civic Offices, Castle Avenue, Thurles and Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Nenagh & Clonmel from 9.30 am- 4.30 pm Monday to Friday for a period from 21st of September 2019 to 16th of October 2020 (excluding bank holidays).
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 Eamon Lonergan, Director of Services, Thurles Municipal District, Castle Avenue, Thurles, Co. Tipperary no later than 4.30 pm on 30th October 2020.
Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanala for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
Signed: Eamon Lonergan A/Director of Services
Thurles Municipal District Tipperary County Council