Current Public Consultations 2023


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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Part 8 - Urban Animation Scheme - "City of Lights"

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
16th March 2023

 

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 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 be leveraged by festivals to celebrate events and will be used nightly or as considered appropriate.

Numbers 1 to 7 and 9 to 18 are protected structures. All sites are within an Architectural Conservation Area.

  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 during the period Tuesday 31st  January 2023 to Thursday 2nd March 2023 below and in our Customer Services Departments in Bailey’s New Street in the City and Davitts Quay, Dungarvan. Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

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 :

  • Director of Services, Economic Development, Waterford City & County Council, 35 The Mall, Waterford
  • or by emailing planning@waterfordcouncil.ie before 4p.m. on 16th March 2023.

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.

Drawings & Documents


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Part 8 - Proposed residential development at Carrickpherish (TAP)

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
8th March 2023

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 of proposed residential development, at Carrickpherish, Waterford City.

The development is located on the Carrickpherish Road (L1524), and will consist of:

  • (a) 5 no. residential dwelling houses comprising of:
    (i) 1 no. 3-bed dwelling house, (ii) 3 no. 4-Bed dwelling houses and (iii) 1 no. 5-bed dwelling house.
  • (b) Supporting development works including:
    (i) temporary construction signage, (ii) demolition of existing buildings on site, (iii) boundary treatments, (iv) landscaping, (v) ancillary accommodation and (vi) all associated site works.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, from 24th January 2023 up to and including 22nd February 2023, and during office-hours, at: Customer Care Offices, Waterford City & County Council, Baileys New Street, Waterford.

A copy of the plans and particulars of the proposed development may also be viewed below.

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 8th March 2023 to:
Director of Services, Housing Department, Waterford City & County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford
or by emailing: part8housingsubs@waterfordcouncil.ie

It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act applies to all records held by Waterford City & County Council.

Documents & Drawings


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Draft Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE:
9th February 2023


The Metropolitan District of Waterford in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 131A of the Local Government Acts 1925 to 2014, Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994, as amended, and by Section 101 of the Road Traffic Act 1961, as amended, hereby gives notice that it has prepared Draft Control of  Parking Bye-Laws for the regulation and control of parking in respect of the area comprising the Metropolitan District of Waterford.

The Draft Bye-Laws are available for inspection below and during normal office hours from Tuesday 27th December to Thursday 26th January 2023, at the Council’s Customer Services Departments in Civic Offices, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the Draft Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023.  Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received before 4.00pm on Thursday 9th February, 2023.