Table of Contents

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Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction, Vision and Strategic Overview    

1.0 Introduction         

1.1 Strategic Vision for Limerick

1.2 Strategic Objectives         

1.3 Plan Overview      

1.4 Plan Making Process and Requirements 

Chapter 2: Core Strategy      

2.1 Introduction         

2.2 National and Regional Policy Context      

2.3 Core Strategy Methodology         

2.4 Core Strategy Statement 

2.5 Local Area Plans   

2.6 Employment development          

2.7 Core Strategy Map           

2.8 Core Strategy Policies      

2.9 Core Strategy Table         

Chapter 3 – Settlement and Housing Strategy        

3.1 Introduction         

3.2 National and Regional Policy Context      

3.3 Settlement Strategy         

3.4 Role of each Settlement  

3.5 Serviced Sites in Towns and Villages       

3.6 Rural Housing       

3.7 Housing Strategy and Housing Need Demand Assessment         

Chapter 4: A Strong Economy          

4.1 Introduction         

4.2 Policy Context      

4.3 Employment Sectors        

4.4 Strategy    

4.5. National and Regional Context   

4.6 Retail in Limerick 

4.7 Enterprise and Employment        

4.8. Tourism and the Economy          

4.9 Shannon Estuary - Limerick Docklands and Foynes         

Chapter 5: Environment, Heritage, Landscape and Green Infrastructure

5.1 Introduction         

5.2 National and Regional Policy Context      

5.3 Natural Heritage and the Environment   

5.4 Landscape and Visual Amenity    

5.5 Archaeology and Built Heritage  

Chapter 6: Sustainable Mobility and Transport      

6.1 Introduction         

6.2 National and Regional Planning  

6.3 Integration of Land Use and Transport Planning

6.4 Key Enablers for Growth in Limerick       

6.5 Sustainable Mobility        

6.6 Strategic Connections      

6.7 Roads Infrastructure        

6.8 Rural Transport    

6.9 Traffic Management

6.10 Roadside Signage           

6.11 Noise Sensitive Development    

Chapter 7: Infrastructure     

7.1 Introduction         

7.2 National and Regional Policy Context      

7.3 Climate Action in Infrastructure Planning           

7.4 Digital Connectivity and Limerick’s Digital Strategy       

7.5 Water Services and Service Water          

7.6 Energy Networks – Resource efficiency, Electricity and Gas Networks  

7.7 Waste Management        

Chapter 8: Climate Action, Flood Risk & Transition to Low Carbon Economy      

8.1 Introduction         

8.2 Climate Change   

8.3 Flooding, Flood Risk Management and Water Management     

8.4 Water Management

8.5 Renewable Energy

Chapter 9: Sustainable Communities and Social Infrastructure    

9.1 Introduction         

9.2 National, Regional and Local Policy Context       

9.3 Community Facilities and Amenities       

9.4 Healthy Place-Making and Communities

9.5 Education Facilities          

9.6 Childcare Facilities           

9.7 Health and Respite Care  

9.8 Age Friendly Strategy       

9.9 Active Cities         

9.10 Sports and Recreation   

9.11 Play Areas          

9.12 Trails and Green Routes 

9.13 Water Based Sports       

9.14 Arts and Culture 

9.15 The Library Service        

9.16 Burial grounds and Crematoria 

9.17 Community Gardens and Allotments    

9.18 Public Rights of Way      

Chapter 10: Compact Growth and Revitalisation   

10.1 Introduction       

10.2 Policy Context    

10.3 Compact Growth

10.4 Strategic Revitalisation  

10.5 Revitalisation of Towns and Villages     

Chapter 11 Development Management Standards

11.1 Introduction       

11.2 Residential Development - Design, Principles and Standards

11.3 Residential Development – General Requirements      

11.4 Residential Development - Quality Standards   

11.5 Community Facilities     

11.6 Economic Strategy         

11.7 Climate Action   

11.8 Transport and Infrastructure     

11.9 Tourism, Recreational Activities and Visitor Accommodation  

11.10 Environmental Infrastructure  

11.11. Drainage and Water Supply    

11.12 Environment and Heritage      

Chapter 12: Land Use Zoning Strategy        

12.1 Land Use Zoning

12.2 Zoning Principles

12.3 Land Use Zoning Objectives       

12.4 Land Use Zoning Matrix 

Chapter 13: Implementation and Monitoring        

13.1 Implementation of Plan 

13.2 Local Area Plans 

13.3 Pre-planning      

13.4 Implementation of Planning Permission           

13.5 Development Contributions      

13.6 Enforcement      

13.7 Monitoring and Review 

13.8 Material Contravention 

Appendices