Current Public Consultations 2021


From time to time, Waterford City & County Council asks for the public's input and opinion on proposed developments in Waterford. Different projects and plans may have periods of public consultation, during which members of the public can make observations on proposed developments or can contribute ideas to proposed projects.

Projects regarding which the public's opinion/consultation is currently requsted are listed below:


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Section 38, Traffic Calming Scheme - L3043 High Street, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford.

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 20th July, 2021

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake road improvement works along High Street in Kilmacthomas along L3043 as set out on the attached drawing. The proposed works will consist of the following: additional uncontrolled pedestrian crossing, build outs, renewed road markings, widen footpaths, designated off road parking, gateway speed limit signs and renewed road signage.

The main goal is to reduce vehicular speed which approach Kilmacthomas Village and have a safe route for walking and crossing. The implementation of the traffic calming scheme will create a safe environment for all road users with a strong emphasis on non-motorized road users.

The drawings are also available for inspection below during the period 9th June to 6th July 2021 but due to Covid 19 restrictions will not be on public display in our office buildings.   However a copy of the drawing and details of the proposal are also available on request from Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department at the email address below or by contacting 0761 10 2773.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal.  Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by 20th July, 2021.

Drawing


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Section 38, Traffic Calming Scheme - Aglish, Co. Waterford.

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 28th June, 2021

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a speed reduction table at the junction of L2013, Aglish Village Road and  L2014 Presbytery Road, as part of the Aglish - Town Village Project. The objective is to reduce speed at this junction and the speed reduction table will help achieve this objective. 

The drawing is also available for inspection below but due to Covid 19 restrictions will not be on public display in our office buildings.   However a copy of the drawing and details of the proposal are also available on request from Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department at the email address below or by contacting 0761 10 2773 from Tuesday 18th May to Monday 14th June, 2021.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal.  Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Monday 28th June, 2021.

Drawing

  • S38 Aglish Raised Table - Drawing

  • 3

    Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation on the extension of the operational life of the Doel Nuclear Power Plants, Antwerp, Belgium.

    CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
    CONSULTATION END DATE: 23rd June, 2021

    Each planning authority in Ireland has recently received a copy of correspondence from the Belgian Ministry of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH) relating to a proposed 10 year extension to the operational life of the Doel 1 & 2 nuclear power plants, located near the Port of Antwerp in Belgium.


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    Section 38, Traffic Calming Scheme - Faithlegg School, Coolbunnia, Co. Waterford.

    CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
    CONSULTATION END DATE: 15th June, 2021

    Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake road improvement works at Faithlegg School, Coolbunnia, Co Waterford, as set out on the attached drawing. Works will include the widening and upgrade of the footpath adjacent and opposite to Faithlegg School, improved road markings,  widening and reconstruction of the existing footpath and construction of a new push button crossing located outside the school entrance on the L4082 Cheekpoint Road.

    The goal of this scheme is to achieve an improved pedestrian crossing point for children entering the school, encouraging children to walk to school with a safe crossing point from the locality.

    The drawings are also available for inspection below but due to Covid 19 restrictions will not be on public display in our office buildings.   However a copy of the drawing and details of the proposal are also available on request from Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department at the email address below or by contacting 0761 10 2773 from Wednesday 5th May to Tuesday 1st June,  2021.

    The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal.  Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Tuesday 15th June, 2021.

    Drawing

  • Faithlegg School Crossing

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    Proposed Alterations, Refurbishment and ancillary works at Mount Congreve House, Co. Waterford

    CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
    CONSULTATION END DATE: 11th June, 2021

    In accordance with Part XI of the Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended, and Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, notice is hereby given by Waterford City & County Council for Proposed Alterations, Refurbishment and ancillary works at Mount Congreve House, Co. Waterford, a protected structure RPS Ref. No. 35.

    Pursuant to the requirements of the above, Waterford City & County Council proposes to develop visitor facilities at Mount Congreve, Co. Waterford. The development, which is the subject of this Part 8 public consultation, will involve alterations and refurbishment works to accommodate visitor reception and access to the gardens in the principal ground floor rooms of the House and to provide catering and sanitary facilities and ancillary retail in the east courtyard. It is proposed to roof over the courtyard to create a flexible space which can cater to a variety of special events. It is also proposed to develop a car park and an integrated constructed wetland effluent treatment system. This application also includes an Appropriate Assessment screening report and an Environmental Impact Assessment screening report.

    Mount Congreve is included in the Record of Protected Structures, RPS Ref. No. 35.

    Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available to view below from 30th April up to and including 28th May 2021.

    The proposed development has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the European Communities (Bird and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011-2015. Waterford City & County Council has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required. The proposed development, individually or in combination with other plans or projects, will not have a significant effect on a European Site.

    In addition, the proposal has also undergone screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2011/92/EU as amended by Directive 2014/52/EU, (and the relevant provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended) and Waterford City & County Council has determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.

    In accordance with Article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), any person may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

    Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development is situated, may be made in writing, to arrive no later than: 4.00pm on 11th June 2021 to Director of Service Mr. Michael Quinn, Director of Services, Economic Development & Planning, Waterford City& County Council, No. 35 The Mall, Waterford. Or by emailing mtcongreve@waterfordcouncil.ie.
    Late submissions will not be accepted.

    Submissions should be headed:
    “Proposed Alterations, Refurbishment and ancillary works at Mount Congreve House, Co. Waterford”.

    All comments including names of those making comments submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme, as outlined above, will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at a meeting of the elected members. Accordingly they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

    Waterford City & County Council is subject to the provision of Freedom of Information (FOI Acts 1997 and 2014) and the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2013.

    Documents & Drawings