Significant additional information that was submitted to An Bord Pleanála on 19th October 2020
NOTICE PURSUANT TO: Section 175(5)(d) and Section 177AE(5)(d) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended.
South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council give notice that they have furnished significant further information to An Bord Pleanála in respect of a planning application for the River Poddle Flood Alleviation Scheme (application register reference number ABP-306725-20).
The proposed scheme consists of flood protection works along and adjacent to the River Poddle in the townlands of:
- Tymon North, Whitehall, Perrystown, Templeogue, Kimmage (pt. Rathfarnham C.P.) and Kimmage (pt. Crumlin C.P.) in the administrative area of South Dublin County Council.
- Kimmage (pt. Rathfarnham C.P.), Kimmage (pt. Crumlin C.P.), Tonguefield, Argos, Haroldscross West, Haroldscross, and Merchant’s Quay in the administrative area of Dublin City Council.
The significant further information, including a revised Natura Impact Statement, may be inspected free of charge or purchased on payment of a specified fee (which fee shall not exceed the reasonable cost of making such copy) during public opening hours* for a period of five weeks and thirteen days commencing on the 20th November 2020 at the following locations:
1. South Dublin County Council offices, County Hall, Belgard Square North, Tallaght, Dublin 24 between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on working days from 20th November 2020 to 7th January 2021 (inclusive). For appointment please ring 01-4149000.
2. Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm on working days from 20th November 2020 to 7th January 2021 (inclusive). For appointment please ring 01-2226160.
3. The offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 between the hours of 9:15 am and 5:30 pm on working days from 20th November 2020 to 7th January 2021 (inclusive).
*subject to Covid-19 measures, it may be necessary to make an appointment in advance to attend the offices of South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council.
The significant further information may be viewed/ downloaded on the following websites: www.poddlefas.ie and https://consult.sdublincoco.ie/.
Submissions or observations may be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 during the above-mentioned period relating to:
i. the implications of the proposed development, if carried out, for proper planning and sustainable development in the area or areas concerned;
ii. the likely effects on the environment, if carried out; and
iii. the likely significant effects of the proposed development on a European site.
Any submissions or observations must be accompanied by a fee of €50 (except in the case of certain prescribed bodies, and except in the case of a person or body who has already made a submission or observation) and must be received by the Board no later than 5:30 pm on 7th January 2021.
Such submissions or observations must also include the following information:
a. the name of the person, authority or body making the submission or observation, the name of the person, if any, acting on behalf of that person, authority or body, and the address to which any correspondence relating to the application should be sent;
b. the subject matter of the submission or observation; and
c. the reasons, considerations and arguments on which the submission or observation is or are based.
Any submissions or observations which do not comply with the above requirements cannot be considered by the Board. A submission or observation duly made will be considered by An Bord Pleanála in making a decision on the application.
It is at the absolute discretion of the Board whether to hold an oral hearing on the case.
The Board may in respect of an application for permission decide to
a. (i) grant the permission, or
(ii) make such modifications to the proposed development as it specifies in its decision and grant permission in respect of the proposed development as so modified, or
(iii) grant permission in respect of part of the proposed development (with or without specified modifications of it of the foregoing kind), and any of the above decisions may be subject to or without conditions, or
b. refuse to grant the permission.
A person may question the validity of a decision of An Bord Pleanála by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rule of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986, as amended). Practical information on the review mechanism can be accessed on the Board’s website at www.pleanala.ie under the heading ‘Information on Cases / Weekly lists – Judicial review of planning decisions’ or on the Citizens Information Service website www.citizensinformation.ie.
Any enquiries relating to the application process should be directed to the Strategic Infrastructure Section of An Bord Pleanála (Telephone: 01 858 8100).
Date of notice – 19th November 2020