Notice of Proposed Material Contravention of Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014 -2020

Notice of Proposed Material Contravention of Kilkenny City and Environs Development Plan 2014 -2020

Comhairle Chontae Chill Chainnigh
Kilkenny County Council


Reference No in the Planning Register : 18/59

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 34 (6) of the Planning & Development Acts 2000-2017 that Kilkenny County Council intends to consider deciding to grant permission for Primary Healthcare Centre and Community Resource Centre comprising a three storey structure and recreational facilities and landscape improvements. The Primary Healthcare Centre facility will provide for HSE health and social care services and General Practice and associated meeting rooms, administrative offices, staff accommodation, receptions and ancillary uses. External works to the structure include roof plant and signage. The Community Resource centre will be an own door facility located in the ground floor of the proposed structure. The proposals also include a new vehicular entrance off Golf Links Road, car and bicycle parking, a set down area, footpaths, cycle paths, an ESB sub-station and waste store, pumping station, lighting and a totem sign. The recreational facilities comprise the provision of a school sports practice field and associated works and landscape works and improvements to the existing open space and ponds to form a public park, a development proposed under Planning Register Reference 18/59 for planning permission at Lakeside and Golf Links Road, Kilkenny.

The development would contravene materially the following zoning objective of the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan: Amenity / Green links/Biodiversity conservation/ Open Space/Recreation
Objective: To allow for green links and biodiversity conservation and to preserve, provide and
improve recreational open space.
Permitted Uses: Open space, sports clubs, recreational buildings, stands, pavilions, agricultural
uses, halting site, and public service installations.

The application if granted would contravene this zoning objective.
Particulars of the development may be inspected or purchased at the Planning Office, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny, during office hours (9.00a.m to 1pm and 2pm to 4.00p.m, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays).
Any submission or observation as regards the making of a decision to grant permission received not later than 4 weeks from Wednesday 6th June, 2018 will be duly considered by the Planning Authority.

Sean McKeown.
Director of Services,
Planning Department,
Kilkenny County Council,
John Street,

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