Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2022

It’s back! St. Patrick’s Day is coming upon us once again and Carrickmacross – Castleblayney Municipal District are now taking names of any organisations, businesses and bands who wish to take part in this year’s fun!  After the success of previous years parades, with so many groups, businesses and bands taking part, we are anxious to recreate this success and make this year’s parade even bigger and better!

There will be prizes for Best Bands; Best Floats; Best Community Float promoting use of Irish Language and Best Dressed Window promoting Climate Action/Re-cycle/Re-use. Prizes are being kindly sponsored by John Tobin Estate Agents; The Nuremore Hotel; Killarue Interiors;  Birdy’s Newsagents; MCC Environment Section and Coiste Na Gaeilge.

The parade will be at the usual time of 3pm on Thursday 17th March.

If you wish to take part please contact Carrickmacross – Castleblayney Municipal District on 042-9661236 or alternatively email us at carrickmacross@monaghancoco.ie. You can download the Float Form here >>

Announcement of Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Schemes Grants for 2022

Monaghan County Council is now inviting applications for grants under the Historic Structures Fund (HSF) 2022 and the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2022.

The primary focus of the HSF 2022 is on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public.  It aims to enable conservation works to be carried out on heritage structures which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support. The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

The BHIS 2022 seeks to encourage the investment of private capital in a number of small scale, labour intensive projects to repair and conserve historic structures and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons. The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

Completed applications must be submitted to the Planning Section, Monaghan County Council on or before the 31st January 2022. Full details of the terms and conditions of the various grants available can be obtained by clicking on the following link:- monaghan.ie/planning/built-heritage

Development Contributions Scheme for 2021-2026

Monaghan County Council has adopted a new Development Contributions Scheme for the period 2021-2026 which sets out development contribution charges proposed to be levied on planning permissions in respect of Traffic & Pedestrian Facilities and also Community, Recreation & Amenity Facilities. The new scheme can be viewed by clicking on the document link below.

DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS SCHEME PAGE

Announcement of Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Schemes for 2020

Monaghan County Council is inviting applications for the Historic Structures Fund 2020 and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020

HISTORIC STRUCTURES FUND 2020

Monaghan County Council is now inviting applications under the Historic Structures Fund (HSF).

Overview
The primary focus of the Historic Structures Fund is on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public. It aims to enable conservation works to be carried out on heritage structures which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support. The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act. It will be administered by Monaghan County Council’s Planning Section.

Eligibility
The categories of structures/properties eligible for funding under this scheme are:

• Protected Structures
• Proposed Protected Structures
• Structures/properties in Architectural Conservation Areas

Funding
The HSF will have two streams:

Stream 1 (from €15,000 up to €50,000) for essential repairs and smaller capital works for the refurbishment and conservation of heritage structures.
Stream 2 (from €50,000 up to €200,000) for larger enhancement, refurbishment or reuse projects involving heritage structures, where a clear community or public benefit has been demonstrated
Successful applicants will be required to, at a minimum, match their funding award.

Match Funding
The maximum grant available for Stream 1 will be 80% of the eligible costs.
The maximum grant available for Stream 2 will generally be 50% of the eligible costs, however, applicants may seek up to 80% in exceptional circumstances.

Due to the limited capital resources available for the operation of the HSF (€1,824,000 nationally), the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will consider 4 applications per Local Authority, only 1 of which may be a publicly-owned building.

How to apply?
The HSF 2020 Circular and application form are available to download below. Hard copies are also available at Planning Reception.

Completed applications (Form A) should be submitted to Monaghan County Council, c/o Joan Ryan Administrative Officer, Planning Section, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan Town, H18 YT50, on or before the 31st January 2020 .

HSF Circular – Historic Structures Fund Circular HSF 2020 – PDF
HSF Application – HSF2020 Appendix I Form A (Applicant) – Word Doc.

 

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020

Monaghan County Council is now inviting applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).

Overview

The BHIS seeks to encourage the investment of private capital in a number of small scale, labour intensive projects to repair and conserve historic structures and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons. The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act.  It will be administered by Monaghan County Council’s Planning Section.

Eligibility?

The categories of structures/properties eligible for funding under this scheme are:

  • Protected Structures
  • Proposed Protected Structures
  • Structures/properties in Architectural Conservation Areas

What funding is available?

The minimum funding award under this scheme will be €2,500, up to a maximum of €15,000.

Successful applicants will be required to, at a minimum, match their funding award.

Pilot Scheme for Routine Maintenance and repair works

In 2020 the Department is piloting a “micro grant scheme” for works of routine maintenance and minor repairs, which were not previously eligible for funding under the BHIS scheme. The maximum award for any such  project(s) will be €2,500 for each project.

How to apply?

The BHIS 2020 Circular, application form and associated documents are available to download below. Hard copies are also available at Planning Reception.

Completed applications (Form A) should be submitted to Monaghan County Council, c/o Joan Ryan Administrative Officer, Planning Section, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan Town, H18 YT50, on or before the 31st of January 2020

BHIS Circular – BHIS 2020 Circular – Word Doc

BHIS Application Form – BHIS 2020 Appendix I Application Form A – Word Doc

If you have any queries in relation to the operation of both scheme please contact Darina Kierans , Executive Planner 047 30500.

Glaslough Village ACA – Variation No. 7

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000-2010

NOTICE OF VARIATION OF THE MONAGHAN COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2013-2019 (INCORPORATING THE DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR THE TOWNS OF MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, CASTLEBLAYNEY, CLONES, AND BALLYBAY) – VARIATION NO.7

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2010 that on 5th March 2018 Monaghan County Council made a variation (Variation No. 7) to the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013-2019 (incorporating the Development Plans for the towns of Monaghan, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones and Ballybay).

Glaslough village has been designated as an Architectural Conservation Area, the purpose of which is to protect the special character and interest of Glaslough village ACA and to set out conservation and planning policies to protect its special character, which will guide future development. The variation is also accompanied by the document Glaslough ACA Statement of Character which includes the ACA boundary map and provides guidance on the future management of the ACA. A variation to the Development Plan is required to give statutory basis to the Glaslough village ACA.

The variation includes new policies within the Monaghan County Development Plan (2013 – 2019),

CAP 2 To seek to preserve, protect and enhance the character of the Glaslough village Architectural Conservation Area.

CAP 3 To ensure that any development, modifications, alterations, or extensions affecting a structure within the Glaslough village ACA has regard to the guidance provided in the Glaslough ACA Statement of Character, and are not detrimental to the general character of the ACA.

Reason: To protect the special character of Glaslough village and provide guidance on the sustainable future management of the special character of Glaslough village.

A copy of the County Development Plan as varied is available for inspection at the offices of the Planning Authority, Monaghan County Council, The Glen, Monaghan during opening hours from 9.15am – 5pm (lunch time closing 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.).

Glaslough Village ACA Report PDF >>

Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation

Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant,
Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom

In accordance with the provisions of EU Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (the EIA Directive) and the 1991 United Nations Convention on environmental impact in a transboundary context (the Espoo Convention), the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) has invited the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government to undertake a transboundary public consultation in respect of environmental information relating to the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant, which is understood to be under construction near Bridgwater in Somerset.

A notice in relation to the public consultation is available to view in the office of the Planning Section, and on the website, of each planning authority, together with a printed copy of the correspondence from DBEIS and associated documents identified by DBEIS as the relevant documents for the purpose of the consultation. A copy of these documents is available for inspection or purchase from the planning authority. The notice may also be viewed in the public consultation section of the website of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government: www.housing.gov.ie , together with the correspondence from DBEIS, relevant associated documents and links provided by DBEIS to other environmental information relating to the project.

A member of the public may make a written submission or observations in relation to the potential transboundary environmental effects of the project, by sending them to his or her local planning authority to be received by close of business on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at the latest. Contact details in each planning authority for the receipt of submissions or observations are set out in the public consultation notice. Submissions or observations should not be made to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation PDF >>

Hinkley Point C Nuclear Plant Notice PDF >>

For more information click here >>

 

Variation No. 7 of the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013-2019 (incorporating the Development Plans for the towns of Monaghan, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones and Ballybay)

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000-2010

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2010 that Monaghan County Council proposes to make a variation (Variation No. 7) to the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013 – 2019 (incorporating the Development Plans for the towns of Monaghan, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones and Ballybay).

It is proposed to designate Glaslough village as an Architectural Conservation Area, the purpose of which is to protect the special character and interest of Glaslough village ACA and to set out conservation and planning policies to protect its special character, which will guide future development. The proposed variation is also accompanied by the document Glaslough ACA Statement of Character which includes the ACA boundary map and provides guidance on the future management of the ACA.  A variation to the Development Plan is required to give statutory basis to the Glaslough village ACA.

The proposed variation includes new policies within the Monaghan County Development Plan (2013 – 2019),

CAP 2 To seek to preserve, protect and enhance the character of the Glaslough village Architectural Conservation Area.

CAP 3 To ensure that any development, modifications, alterations, or extensions affecting a structure within the Glaslough village ACA has regard to the guidance provided in the Glaslough ACA Statement of Character, and are not detrimental to the general character of the ACA.

Reason: To protect the special character of Glaslough village and provide guidance on the sustainable future management of the special character of Glaslough village.

Further information can be obtained at the Council’s website www.monaghan.ie A copy of the proposed variation is also available for inspection until 5pm on 9th February 2018 at the following places and times:-

Planning Reception, Monaghan County Council,
County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan
Monday-Friday: Between 9.15am and 5pm
(lunchtime closing 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.)
Carrickmacross  Civic Offices,
Riverside Road,Carrickmacross
Monday-Friday: Between 9.15am and 5pm
(including lunchtime)
Castleblayney Branch Library,
Iontas Arts Resource Centre,
Connabury, Castleblayney
Monday & Wednesday: 2pm–5pm & 6pm-8pm
Thursday & Friday: 11am–1.30pm & 2.30pm-5pm
Ballybay-Clones Municipal District Office
Pringle Building, Monaghan Street,
Clones
Monday-Friday: Between 9.15am and 5pm
(including lunchtime)
Ballybay Branch Library,
Main Street, Ballybay
 Monday & Thursday: 5-8pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed variation made to the Planning Authority before 5pm on 9th February 2018 will be taken into consideration before the making of the variation.

Written submissions or observations should be forwarded to Planning Section, Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan OR by email to devplan@monaghancoco.ie

 Consultation Documents:

Glaslough ACA Statement Of Character Draft (PDF)

Porposed Variation 7 Determination Of The Need For Strategic Environmental Assessment Jan 2018 (Word Doc)

Proposed Variation 7 AA Screening Report (Word Doc)

Proposed Variation 7 Consultation Letters (Word Doc)

Proposed Variation 7 Report Glaslough ACA  (Word Doc)

Adrian Hughes

Senior Planner

11th February 2018

Variation 3 – Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets

Incorporation of the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets into the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013-19

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000-2013

NOTICE OF VARIATION OF THE MONAGHAN COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2013-2019 (INCORPORATING THE DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR THE TOWNS OF MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, CASTLEBLAYNEY, CLONES, AND BALLYBAY) – VARIATION NO.3

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2013 that on 7th March 2016 Monaghan County Council made a variation (Variation No. 3) to the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013-2019 (incorporating the Development Plans for the towns of Monaghan, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones and Ballybay).

The variation incorporates the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS) into the County Development Plan.

Reason: To ensure consistency with national policy.

A summary of the variation and the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets can be viewed by clicking on the links below:-

Summary of Variation No.3 – DMURS (PDF)

Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (PDF)

A copy of the summary of the variation and the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets are also available for inspection at the offices of the planning authority, County Council Offices, The Glen, Monaghan from Monday to Friday between 9.15am and 5pm (including lunch time).


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000-2013

NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO VARY THE MONAGHAN COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2013-2019 (INCORPORATING THE DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR THE TOWNS OF MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, CASTLEBLAYNEY, CLONES, AND BALLYBAY) – VARIATION NO.3

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2013 that Monaghan County Council proposes to make a variation (Variation No. 3) to the Monaghan County Development Plan 2013-2019 (incorporating the Development Plans for the towns of Monaghan, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones and Ballybay).

The proposed variation will incorporate the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS) into the County Development Plan.

Reason: To ensure consistency with national policy.

A summary of the proposed variation, the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets, and the determinations in respect of Appropriate Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment can be viewed by clicking on the links below:-

Summary of Variation No.3 – DMURS (PDF)

Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (PDF)

AA Screening Report Proposed Variation 3 – DMURS (PDF)

SEA Determination Proposed Variation 3 – DMURS (PDF)

A copy of the summary of the proposed variation and the determinations in respect of Appropriate Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment are also available for inspection until 5pm on 25th February 2016 at the following places and times:-

Planning Reception

Monaghan County Council,

County Offices,

The Glen,

Monaghan

Monday-Friday:   Between 9.15am and 5pm

(including   lunchtime)

Carrickmacross  Civic Offices

Riverside Road

Carrickmacross

Monday-Friday:   Between 9.15am and 5pm

(including   lunchtime)

Castleblayney Branch Library

Iontas Arts Resource Centre

Connabury

Castleblayney

Monday & Wednesday: 2pm–5pm & 6pm-8pm
Thursday & Friday: 11am–1.30pm & 2.30pm-5pm

Ballybay-Clones Municipal   District Office

Pringle Building

Monaghan Street

Clones

Monday-Friday:   Between 9.15am and 5pm

(including   lunchtime)

Ballybay Branch Library

Main Street

Ballybay

Monday & Thursday: 5-8pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed variation made to the Planning Authority before 5pm on 25th February 2016 will be taken into consideration before the making of the variation.

Written submissions or observations should be forwarded to Planning Section, Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan OR by email to devplan@monaghancoco.ie

Adrian Hughes

Senior Planner

28 January 2016