Part 8 - Creation of a new riverside amenity area at the junction of Wolfe Tone Street and the River Loobagh, Kilmallock
LIMERICK CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL
PART 8 DEVELOPMENT
Planning & Development Acts 2000 (as amended)
Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)
In accordance with Part XI of the (Planning and Development) Acts 2000 (as amended) and Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), notice is hereby given that Limerick City & County Council proposes to carry out the following development at the River Loobagh Riverside Park between Wolfe Tone Street and the R515, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick.
The development will consist of: the creation of a new riverside amenity area on the site of a recently demolished building, at the junction of Wolfe Tone Street and the River Loobagh in Kilmallock, County Limerick. The proposed development is located within the Kilmallock Architectural Conservation Area (ACA). The amenity area will consist of areas of planting, grassland and natural play areas. The works will include removal of existing fencing that encloses the site and installation of new footpaths to provide improved access to the Riverside Park from Wolfe Tone Street. The works will also include upgrade to surface of existing Loobagh riverside walk, installation of benches and signage explaining local nature information and archaeological history about the Kilmallock Town Defences that cross part of the site. New amenity lighting is proposed local to the riverside amenity area.
Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report in accordance with the requirements of Article 120(1B)(b)(i) and has determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment. Accordingly, it has been determined that EIA is not required in respect of this proposed development. Nonetheless, a person may within 4 weeks from the date of the notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination. Such a submission should be addressed to the Secretary, An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.
Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report and has determined a that a full Appropriate Assessment is not required in respect of this proposed development.
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 22nd September 2023 up to and including 20th October 2023 at the Customer Services Desk, Limerick City & County Council, Merchant's Quay, Limerick between 9a.m. - 5p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) and at the Planning Development Department, Limerick City & County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick V94 WV78 between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection online during the above timeframes at https://mypoint.limerick.ie.
Submissions and observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated may be made:
- In writing to Planning Development, Limerick City & County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94 WV78
- By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Online at https://mypoint.limerick.ie
Submissions must be received on or before 4pm on the 3rd November 2023.
Note: Only submissions made in the above manner will be considered as valid submissions for the purposes of the Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to Council.
Signed: Stephan Duclot
Director of Service,
Limerick City & County Council,