Ballybay Fire Station Proposed Development


Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

Monaghan County Council hereby gives notice in pursuant to Article 81 (1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) of the following proposed development at Corrybrannan, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan.

The proposed development consists of the construction of a 2-bay fire station (including a training tower) and ancillary accommodation and site works.  The site works include a vehicular access from R162, pedestrian access from eastern laneway, large hardstanding area for training and turning circles, 10 number carparking spaces including disabled space(s), fuel tanks and gas tanks, all service connections and boundary treatments at the site at Corrybrannan, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan.

In accordance with Article 81(2)(ca) and 120(1B)(b)(i) of the above-mentioned regulations, Monaghan County Council, as the competent authority, has concluded from a Screening Determination which is based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and as such has determined that an EIA is not required.  This screening determination is available for inspection, and at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks from the date of publication of this notice, any person may apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

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, during public opening hours of Monaghan County Council, Planning Section, No. 1 Dublin Street, Monaghan Co. Monaghan (H18 X982) up to and including 21st March 2022. The plans are also available for inspection at Monaghan Fire Station, Annahagh, Co. Monaghan H18 YW81.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made by email to or in writing to Monaghan County Council, Planning Section, No. 1 Dublin Street, Monaghan Co. Monaghan H18 X982 up to 5pm on 4th April 2022.


Dermot Brannigan

Chief Fire Officer

Monaghan County Council             

Date:               17.02.2022