Part XI Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)
Part 8, Article 81 Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)
Monaghan County Council hereby gives notice that it proposes to carry out development at
Ballycoghill Bridge, Clossagh Beg, Co. Monaghan.
Ballynascarva Bridge, Lisnalong, Co. Monaghan.
Lough White, South Shore, Anny [DED: Anny], Co. Monaghan.
Balladian Bridge, Balladian, Co. Monaghan.
Bairds Shore, Drumskelt [DED: Anny], Co. Monaghan.
Ballybay Wetlands, Derryvally, Co. Monaghan.
Lough Major, Cornamucklaglass, Co. Monaghan.
The proposed development will consist of
The development will consist of the following:
Development of infrastructural Improvements to the Dromore Blueway from Ballybay to Lisnalong, Co. Monaghan.
- Renewing and widening slipways, reinstating carpark/hardstand, removal of height restriction Gate, Internal Laneways works at Ballycoghill Bridge,
- New Entrance from public road, provision of car park, pathways, play area, new information board and picnic tables at Ballynascarva Bridge,
- New drainage work to laneway and resurfacing, turning heads at Lough white, South Shore,
- Renew and widen the slipway at Balladian Bridge,
- Renew and widen slipways, new turning head at Bairds Shore,
- Improvement to existing slipway and gravelled area at Ballybay Wetlands,
- Proposed floating pontoon, new information board at Lough Major,
- Construction of ancillary works at all sites, including signages, asphalt surface, fencing, landscaping, and other ancillary works required to deliver the project.
This application relates to protected structures Ref: 41402310 (Ballycoghill Bridge)
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 Environmental Impact Assessment 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.
In accordance with Article 250(1)(ca) of the above-mentioned regulations, Monaghan County Council, as the competent authority, has concluded from a Screening Determination, which is based on an assessment of best scientific knowledge, that the proposed development, either individually or in combination with other plans or projects, is not likely to have a significant effect on a European site, and as such has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required. This Screening Determination is available for inspection, and any person may apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effect on a European site.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development may be inspected or purchased, at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of Monaghan County Council, Planning Section, No.1 Dublin Street, Monaghan H18 X982 until 5pm on 8th Feb 2024.
The plans and particulars of the proposed development may also be inspected online at www.monaghan.ie
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated may be made in writing to Monaghan County Council, Planning Section, No.1 Dublin Street, Monaghan H18 X982 or in electronic format via the Local Government Portal http://planning.localgov.ie/en/search/application before 5pm on 22nd Feb 2024.
Signed: ___Gareth McMahon______________________________
Director of Services
Monaghan County Council