Part VIII - Proposed Housing Development at Deerpark & Rathkeale Rd, Adare, Co. Limerick

closeddate_range21 Oct, 2019, 9:00am - 3 Dec, 2019, 5:00pm

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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 carry out the development described hereunder at the following site at Deerpark and Rathkeale Road, Adare, County Limerick.


The proposed development will consist of:

(a) Provision of 31 no. units and 8 no. plots for affordable housing at two separate development locations. The housing typologies are comprised of 7 no. single storey residential units, 18 no. 2 storey residential units, 6 no. apartment units and 8 no. plots for affordable housing. The unit mix comprises; 2 no. single bedroom units, 17 no. 2 bedroom units, 12 no. 3 bedroom units.

(b) New street connecting proposed scheme with Existing Deerpark Estate, new street connections to the N21, associated footpaths, the reconfiguration of the existing carpark (33 no. spaces) and the provision of new car parking (59 no. spaces);

(c) Hard landscaping including; homezone areas, bin stores, privacy strip to front gardens, rear garden walls and installation of street lighting;

(d) Soft landscaping including planting and trees;

(e) Construction of and / or remedial works to boundaries with adjacent sites;

(f) Construction of new watermain, new foul sewer connection, storm sewer and surface water drainage systems;

(g) Connection to public utilities;

(h) All associated site works.


Limerick City & County Council has carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Report 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 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 also 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 from 21st October 2019 up to and including the 19th November 2019 during office hours at the Customer Services Desk, Limerick City & County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90 and online at


Submissions and observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, will be accepted up to 5 p.m. on ­­­­­­­the 3rd December 2019 in writing to Design & Delivery Services, Limerick City & County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90 or online via


Note: Only submissions made in the above manner will be considered as valid submissions for the purposes of the Chief Executive’s Report that will be presented to Council.


Signed: Joe Delaney - Director of Service

Limerick City & County Council,

Merchants Quay, Limerick