An Bord Pleanala extends Public Consultation Period for Abbey Quarter Urban Park and Street

Urban Park at Abbey Quarter

Abbey Quarter Urban Park and Street

Application to An Bord Pleanála for approval under Section 175 and 177AE of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended).

Kilkenny County Council has applied to An Bord Pleanála for approval to develop an Urban Park and Street in the Abbey Quarter (former Smithwicks Brewery site), in the Townland of Gardens, Kilkenny.

In compliance with a request from An Bord Pleanála, Kilkenny County Council hereby advises, by way of clarification to the public notice dated Friday 24th July 2020, that any submissions or observations to An Bord Pleanála must be accompanied by a fee of € 50 (except for certain prescribed bodies).

Furthermore, Kilkenny County Council also advises that An Bord Pleanála has extended the closing date for receipt of observations or submissions to 5.30pm on Friday 30th October 2020. Submissions or observations must be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 V902


As per the public notice dated 24th July 2020, a copy of the particulars of the proposed development, including the Environmental Impact Assessment Report and the Natura Impact Statement, is available for inspection at the following locations, with the details now available for inspection until Friday 30th October 2020.

  • The consultation website of Kilkenny County Council at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/
  • The Planning Section of Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John St, Kilkenny between the hours of 9.00am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Contact (056) 7794010 or planning@kilkennycoco.ie to make an appointment.
  • The offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 between the hours of 9.15 am and 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Signed : Martin Prendiville, Head of Finance, Kilkenny County Council.
24th September, 2020


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