Current Public Consultations 2022


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:


1

Waterford Community Safety Plan

CONSULTATION TYPE: COMMUNITY SURVEY
CONSULTATION END DATE:
1st September, 2022

It is important that you feel safe in Waterford!

The Waterford Local Community Safety Partnership is a pilot programme funded by the Department of Justice, and brings together the community, local service providers, and State agencies to develop and implement a local safety plan for Waterford County. The Partnership is currently developing the Waterford Community Safety Plan.

The Plan is about helping communities to be and feel safe in Waterford. This survey is one way for you to get involved to help improve the safety of your community.


2

Construction of Pedestrian Corssing with Traffic Lights, Convent Road, Tallow

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
20th September, 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council proposes to construct a Pedestrian Crossing with Traffic Lights along Regional Road R-634 Convent  Road, Tallow as set out on the attached drawingThis proposed Pedestrian Crossing is located adjacent to the Health Centre and Library will provide a direct and safe connection to both services for those residents living along the eastern side of Convent Road.

The drawing is also available for inspection below and in our Customer Services Departments in Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford between normal office hours during the period 10th August to 6th September, 2022.  

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 September, 2022.

Documents and Drawings


3

Road improvement works along the L-3011 /R-675 - Ballinroad

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
20th September, 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake road improvement works along the L-3011 /R-675, Ballinroad Cross to R-675 Ballinroad Roundabout.  Works will include the construction of a 2.0m wide concrete footpath on both sides of the Public Road L-3011 extending from the existing footpath and pedestrian crossing facilities at Ballinroad Cross and linking to the existing footpath/cycleways at Ballinroad Roundabout. A 6.0m wide carriageway will be maintained along the L-3011 as part of the road development works as set out on the attached drawings.

A raised pedestrian crossing with Belisha Beacons and Lighting heads will be provided on the eastern approach to the R-675, Ballinroad Roundabout, to provide a safe connection from the L-3011 Ballinroad to the Waterford Greenway. The existing raised pedestrian crossing connecting the Greenway along the Clonea Strand Road will be retrofitted with Belisha Beacons with lighting heads for increased illumination.

These works together with the existing footpath, public lighting and surfacing works completed along the L-3012 alongside Ballinroad Church and adjacent to Knocknagranagh Housing development entrance, completed in 2021, will provide a direct and safe connection to the Waterford Greenway and a safer environment for all road users.
 
The drawings are also available for inspection below and in our Customer Services Departments in Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford between normal office hours during the period 10th August to 6th September, 2022.  

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 September, 2022.

Documents and Drawings


4

Draft Waterford City & Council (Prevention and Control of Litter) Bye Laws 2022

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
23rd September, 2022

 

Please note that Waterford City & County Council proposes to make new Bye-Laws, in accordance with Section 21 of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 and Section 199(1) of the Local Government Act 2001 and in accordance with Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001, for the Prevention and Control of Litter in the administrative area of Waterford City & County Council.


5

Urban Animation Scheme – “City of Lights”

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
6th September, 2022

 

In accordance with Article 81 of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as
amended), notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council proposes to carry out the
following development: Urban Animation Scheme – “City of Lights”

Waterford City & County Council intend to introduce permanent outdoor lighting of iconic buildings
and the city walls in 19 locations. The lighting will be by various means including but not limited to: flood lighting, wall mounted Linear LED luminaires, ground mounted LED luminaires and projectors. Lighting will be programmable so that they can changed throughout the evening and also be leveraged by festivals to celebrate events.

The following are the 19 sites:

  LOCATION Record of Protected Structures Reference: WA730/
1 Beach Tower 216
2 Bishop's Palace 18th Century 256
3 Central Library, Lady Lane 245
4 City Hall, The Mall 257
5 Double Tower, Castle Street 061
6 French Church, Greyfriars 026
7 French Tower, Browne’s Lane 056
8 House of Waterford Crystal, The Mall N/A
9 Irish Silver Museum, Cathedral Square 071
10 Irish Museum of Time 182
11 Munster Express Building 836
12 Presbytery, George Street 130
13 Reginald’s Tower, The Quay 268
14 St Martin’s Gate, Spring Garden Alley 429, 430
15 The Granary, Hanover Street 203
16 City Walls, Castle St, Brown’s Lane & Railway Square 056, 059 & 060
17 Watchtower, Railway Square 404
18 Waterford Gallery of Art, O’Connell St 347
19 WVW Plaza, Quays N/A


In accordance with Section 250 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended, the Council has carried out an appropriate assessment screening and has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required. In accordance with Article 120 of the Planning& Development Regulations 2001 as amended, the Council has carried out an EIA screening and has determined that an EIAR is not required.

Any person may, within 4 weeks from 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.

Plans and more detailed particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection below and also in our Customer Services Departments in Bailey’s New Street in the City and Davitts Quay, Dungarvan.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated, may be made in writing, to Ali Jay, Projects Team, Economic Development, Waterford City & County Council, 35 The Mall, Waterford or by emailing ajay@waterfordcouncil.ie before 4p.m. on Tuesday 6th September, 2022.

Submissions should be clearly marked Submission Part 8 Urban Animation Scheme in the subject line. Please note that comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council regarding this process will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at a meeting of the elected members. Accordingly, they may also appear in the public domain.

Documents and Drawings


6

Proposal to rename “Church Road, Lisduggan” to “Slí an Athar Gréagóir/ Fr. Gregory Way

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
29th August, 2022

 

The following proposal was agreed by the Metropolitan District Council at their meeting on 20th June, 2022
that the name of the road from the junction with Paddy Browne’s Road to the St. Paul’s Church junction be renamed as Slí an Athar Gréagóir/ Fr. Gregory Way in honour of the first parish priest of the Church.

The area proposed is the L 90579-3 Church Road from it’s junction with the L1515 Paddy Browne’s Road, as set out on the attached drawing.  

A copy of the drawing will also be available to view in the Customer Services Departments in Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street during normal office hours and on the Council’s website below.

Objections or submissions on the proposal may be made in writing to Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie not later than 4pm on 29th August, 2022.  

Documents and Map


7

Proposal to rename “Cork Road” R680 to Bóthar na hOllscoile/University Road”

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
29th August, 2022

 

The following proposal was agreed by the Metropolitan District Council at their meeting held on 20th June
2022
, that the name of the Cork Road from the junction with College Street as far as the junction with Paddy
Browne's Road be changed to Bóthar na hOllscoile/ “University Road”.

The name change is being proposed to mark the establishment of the South East Technological University. The area proposed is the R680 Cork Road from it’s junction with the L5517 College Street to it’s junction with the L1515 Paddy Browne’s Road, as set out on the attached drawing.  

A copy of the drawing will also be available to view in the Customer Services Departments in Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street during normal office hours and on the Council’s website below.

Objections or submissions on the proposal may be made in writing to Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie not later than 4pm on 29th August, 2022.  

Documents and Map