Part VIII - Plassey Park Road Junction Improvement Works

closeddate_range14 Aug, 2020, 9:00am - 25 Sep, 2020, 4:00pm

LIMERICK CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL

PART 8 DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 (as amended)

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (as amended)

 

In accordance with Part XI 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 provide upgrade works to the Junction of Plassey Park Road & Plassey Road, Castletroy, Limerick.

 

The proposed development will consist of the signalisation of the Plassey Road/Plassey Park Road and Plassey Park Road/University Road junctions with the addition of dedicated pedestrian and cycle crossing facilities. It will also include the addition of bus lanes along both Plassey Park Road & Plassey Road to permit bus priority measures to be introduced at both junctions. The proposed works also include upgrades to the existing walking and cycling facilities on both Plassey Park Road & Plassey Road, in conjunction with upgrades to minor road junctions, bus stops, new road surfacing, installation of LED public lighting & surface water drainage works.

 

Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report in accordance with the Roads Act 1993 (S.I. No 14 of 1993), as amended 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, any person may within 4 weeks from the date of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination. 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 from Friday 14th August 2020 up to and including Friday 11th September 2020 during its 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 during its public opening hours (excluding bank holidays). Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also 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 The Planning and Environmental Services Department, Limerick City & County Council Offices, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94 WV78 or by email to planning@limerick.ie on or before 4pm on Friday 25th September 2020.

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: Seamus Hanrahan, A/Director of Services

Limerick City & County Council,

Merchant’s Quay, Limerick