PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (AS AMENDED)
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2004 (AS AMENDED)
NOTICE OF THE MAKING OF THE GALWAY CITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2023-2029
Notice is hereby given, under Section 12 (12) (a) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, (as amended), that on 24th November 2022 Galway City Council, being the Planning Authority for the City, made the Galway City Development Plan for the period 2023-2029 for its functional area.
The Galway City Development Plan 2023-2029 will come into effect from Wednesday 4th January 2023.
Notice is also given, under Article 13I of the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 (as amended), that a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement has been prepared.
This Statement summarises:
(a) How environmental considerations have been integrated into the Plan,
(b) How the Environmental Report (prepared pursuant to Article 13C); submissions and observations made to the Planning Authority in response to a notice under Section 12(1) or (7) of the Act, and any consultations under Article 13F, have been taken into account during the preparation of the Plan.
(c) the reasons for choosing the Plan, as adopted, in the light of the other reasonable alternatives dealt with, and the measures decided upon to monitor, in accordance with Article 13J, the significant environmental effects of implementation of the Plan.
The City Development Plan (interim version of the written statement and maps), SEA Environmental Report, SEA Statement, Natura Impact Report, AA Conclusion Statement and Determination and other associated documents, are available to view and download on the website www.galwaycity.ie and on the online consultation portal consult.galwaycity.ie. All documents are also available for inspection at the Planning Department, Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway, H91 X4K8, during opening hours.
If you have any queries with regard to the Galway City Development Plan 2023-2029, please contact the Development Plan and Policy Section, Planning Department, Galway City Council at 091 536599 or by email to email@example.com.
Director of Services,
Infrastructure Development, Planning & Climate Change.
22nd December 2022