Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 81(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) for the following development by Monaghan County Council at Church Square, Monaghan: –
The Proposed Development will consist of the following:
PROVIDE ENHANCEMENTS TO THE EXISTING CIVIC SPACE IN CHURCH SQUARE (AN ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION AREA), MONAGHAN, INCORPORATING THE REMOVAL OF EXISTING BOLLARDS, SEATING AND TREE, REMOVAL & RELOCATION OF BEEHIVE SCULPTURE, REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING FLAGSTONE GROUND SURFACE WITH NATURAL STONE PAVING, RELOCATION OF EXISTING TAXI RANK FROM CHURCH SQUARE TO THE NORTH ROAD AND EXTENSION OF SQUARE TO INCORPORATE THIS ADDITIONAL SPACE, NARROWING OF THE ROAD CARRIAGEWAY, REMOVAL OF TWO RIGHT TURN LANES AND ASSOCIATED DRAINAGE WORKS, MODIFICATION OF THE EXISTING PEDESTRIAN CROSSING, PROVISION OF 17 NO. TREES, PROVISION OF 2 NO. LIGHTING POLES AND PROVISION OF 3 NO. CIRCULAR SEATS AND ALL OTHER ANCILLARY SITE WORKS.
In accordance with Article 81(ca) and 120(1B)(b)(i) of the above-mentioned regulations, Monaghan County Council, as the competent authority, has concluded from a Screening Determination, 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 or AA is not required, the details of which are available to the general public. 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 office hours from 4th May to 1st June 2023 at Planning Office, 1 Dublin St, Monaghan. The plans and particulars of the proposed development may also be inspected online at http://www.eplanning.ie/MonaghanCC/searchtypes by searching under Monaghan County Council and entering the address of the development.
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 in writing to the undersigned at Monaghan County Council, Planning Office, 1 Dublin St, Monaghan up to 5pm on 15th June 2023.
Signed: Nuala Woods
Director of Services
Monaghan County Council