Review of the Southern Environs Local Area Plan 2011 -2017 (as extended)

Closeddate_range25 Jul, 2020, 8:00am - 7 Sep, 2020, 5:00pm

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Limerick City & County Council is commencing the review of the Southern Environs Local Area Plan 2011 - 2017 (Extended until May 2021) and the preparation of a new Local Area Plan for the Southern Environs 2021.  

To assist in preparing the Plan, a background document outlining the issues to be addressed in the new Local Area Plan has been prepared, and may be obtained from the Council’s website, the Forward/Strategic Planning Section, Economic Development Directorate, Merchant’s Quay, County Hall, Dooradoyle, and the public libraries in The Granary, Dooradoyle and Watchouse Cross during normal office hours from Saturday 25th July 2020 – Monday 7th September 2020 (inclusive).

The statutory period for making submissions on the proposed Southern Environs Local Area Plan will be during the six-week public display period of the background document. The proposed plan is anticipated to go on public display in October 2020.

Children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are entitled to make submissions or observations.

Any pre-draft submissions on the key issues affecting the Southern Environs, that you wish to have taken into account in the preparation of the new Local Area Plan for the area, should be made in writing to the Forward/Strategic Planning Section, Economic Development Directorate, Merchant Quay, Limerick or can be emailed to up until Monday the 7th September 2020. Should you wish to meet with the Forward/Strategic Planning Section, don’t hesitate to contact us on the details below and we can arrange a meeting, subject to adherence to government advice on social distancing.

All submissions received during this period will be considered by the Council in the drafting of the new Southern Environs Local Area Plan. Details including the names of those making submissions may be shared with relevant Council Departments or their agents involved in the making of the LAP. Submissions will form part of reports associated with the making of the LAP which will be available online.

 Please note that by giving your contact details you are agreeing to the Council GDPR policy. 

 If you require more details, please contact Forward/Strategic Planning on (061) 556508 or email