PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (AS AMENDED)
NOTICE OF A PROPOSED MATERIAL CONTRAVENTION OF THE MONAGHAN COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2019-2025
Ref. No. in register: 23/60117
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 34(6) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) that Monaghan County Council intends to consider deciding to grant a permission for Carragher Retail Limited to:
- Extend the filling station forecourt to facilitate vehicle manoeuvring area, additional parking (including 2 disabled parking spaces) and 4 E-Charging points
- Extend and alter the existing filling station to incorporate a new café/deli area,
- Change of use of a portion of the existing office area to staff toilet and fridge area associated with the new café
- Erect new signage to retail shop/café
- Construct fuel storage building and toilet block
- Remove existing pumps/islands and existing outside toilet
- Install 3 no. new fuel dispensing pumps and 2 no. new underground fuel storage tanks
- Develop new in-out, entrance/exit arrangements onto public road R181
- Erect new forecourt canopy and signage on same
- Relocate totem poles, advertising sign and 4 new flag poles to front boundary
- Install 4 No. picnic tables
- Erect boundary walls to south-west, north-west and north-east boundaries
- Install bulk storage gas compound
- Carry out proposed landscaping plan, storm/foul drainage systems, together with all ancillary & associated site works.
At Killycard Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 X265
And as such the development would contravene materially Policy LZP 1 of the Monaghan County Development Plan 2019-2025 (see Section 9.2).
Policy LZP 1 – To implement the land use zoning categories and objectives in each of the settlement plan areas as set out in Table 9.1.
Land Use Zoning Category Number 4; Proposed Residential B “To facilitate for serviced low density residential development in a structured and co-ordinated manner”
Land Use Zoning Category Number 10; Landscape Protection/Conservation “To protect important landscape features within the towns from development that would detrimentally impact on the amenity of the landscape, on the natural setting of the town or on the natural attenuation offered by flood plains”
Particulars of the development may be inspected or purchased at the offices of Monaghan County Council, Planning Section, No.1 Dublin Street, Monaghan H18 X982 during its public opening hours.
The plans and particulars of the proposed development may also be inspected online at www.monaghan.ie/planning/
Any submission or observation as regards the making of a decision to grant permission received (at the above-mentioned address) on or before 5pm on Thursday the 9th of November 2023 will be duly considered by the Planning Authority.
Director of Service
12th October 2023