Part VIII - Outdoor Dining infrastructure in Limerick City

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PART VIII - OUTDOOR DINING INFRASTRUCTURE IN LIMERICK CITY

 

In accordance with Part XI, Section 179 of the Planning & 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 Bedford Row and Thomas Street, Limerick City:

The proposed scheme will involve the development of the ‘Limerick City Outdoor Dining Experience Project’. The scheme will include upgrades to the public realm setting, new sheltered dining areas and street furniture at Bedford Row and Thomas Street, Limerick City.

The proposed works will include:

i. The installation of covered pergola structures with retractable roofs and toughened glass screens along Bedford Row and Thomas Street to create sheltered outdoor areas for dining.

ii. Additional lighting, planting, street furniture, water bottle refill stations, smart solar compacting bins, and

iii. All necessary service, utility and ancillary site works.

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 an EIA is not required in respect of this proposed development. Nonetheless, a person may, within 4 weeks beginning on the date of the publication of this 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 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 and/or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, from Friday 11th June 2021 up to and including Friday 9 th July 2021 by appointment only during public opening hours (excluding bank holidays) at the Customer Services Desk, Limerick City & County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90 and at the Planning and Environmental Services Department, Limerick City & County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94 WV78. Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available for inspection online during the above timeframes at https://mypoint.limerick.ie.

During Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions the offices of Limerick City and County Council are closed to the public. However, inspection of the documentation may be arranged by appointment, by telephoning (061) 556 000.

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 the Planning and Environmental Services Department, Limerick City & County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94 WV78, by email to planning@limerick.ie, or online at https://mypoint.limerick.ie on or before 4pm on Friday 23rd July 2021.

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: Brian Kennedy, Director of Services Physical Development Directorate Limerick City & County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick.

Date of erection of site notice: 11th June 2021