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Cork County Council

Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028

Pre-Draft Public Consultation Phase

Public Consultation Events

On 12th March, 2020, Cork County Council gave Notice under Section 11 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) of its intention to review the Cork County Development Plan 2014 to prepare a new Plan for its functional area. 

Please note that the Pre Draft Public Consultation Period ends at 12 midnight on Thursday 2nd July 2020.

Public Consultation Events

In line with Government advice on COVID-19 Cork County Council was obliged to cancel Public Consultation Events which had been scheduled to discuss the key areas that need to be considered in the new County Development Plan.


Consequently, Cork County Council now wishes to announce that the Council is proposing to hold Public Meetings, by individual appointment only in the County Hall Foyer on the following dates;


Tuesday 16th June 2020 from 3pm to 8pm




Wednesday 17th June 2020 from 3pm to 8pm


to facilitate discussion with members of the Planning Policy Unit on the issues which the new Development Plan needs to address.  These meetings present an opportunity for you to get involved in the future planning of Cork County at a strategic level.


If you would like to attend one of these Public Meetings, please contact the Planning Policy Unit at Tel: (021) 4285900  or by email to book an appointment.


These Public Meetings will take place in line with COVID-19 Government advice and will be by individual appointment only. Therefore it is expected that such meetings will have duration of no more than 15 minutes.


If you are unable to make these specific Public Meetings the staff of the Planning Policy Unit continue to be available by phone to discuss all aspects of the CDP Review during normal office hours at (021) 4285900  or by email at


Alternatively you can make an appointment outside the Public Meeting dates above using the Cork County Council Appointments Booking System which is available at

If you wish to communicate in Irish, arrangements will be put in place to facilitate same.


Public Consultation Document

In order to stimulate debate and encourage participation in this process a Public Consultation Document (accompanied by a series of Background Documents on key topics) was published and are available for inspection and download on the County Council website:

 Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028


Copies of the Public Consultation Document are available for purchase, enquiries to the Planning Policy Unit, Tel: 021 4285900.



Making a Submission

Submissions or observations regarding the review of the existing Plan(s), the preparation of a new County Development Plan and the policies and objectives which should be included in the new Plan to deliver an overall strategy supporting the proper planning and sustainable development of the area, are hereby invited from members of the public, children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children and other interested parties.

On the basis that it is proposed to include the former Town Council functional areas and the current Municipal District Local Area Plans in the new County Development Plan, parties with an interest in lands within these areas should consider the need to make a submission to the County Council as part of this consultative process.

The Planning Authority intends to review the zoning of the area of the development plan including the 9 former Town Council Towns and the settlements in the 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans, 2017 for the purposes of developing objectives and policies to deliver an overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of the area of the development plan and the core strategy.

However at this stage requests or proposals for the zoning of particular land for any purpose shall not be considered.

Submissions may be made during the period from 12th March, 2020 to 12 midnight on Thursday 2nd July, 2020 inclusive, in either of the following two ways listed hereunder:

  • Make a submission or observation on-line, just log on to our website

Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028 and follow the instructions provided



  • Make a formal written submission to the Senior Planner, Planning Policy Unit, Planning and Development Directorate, Cork County Council, Floor 13, County Hall, Cork.


For legal reasons, we cannot accept submissions for this pre-draft stage outside the period from 12th March2020 to 12 midnight on Thursday 2nd July 2020 inclusive.  All such submissions lodged within the above period will be taken into consideration prior to the preparation of the new Draft County Development Plan.

Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. via the website or in hard copy. This will avoid the duplication of submission reference numbers and will streamline the process. Where possible, please include your name and address on a separate page to the content of your submission in order to assist Cork County Council in complying with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. Your assistance on these issues is appreciated.

Because of the large volume of submissions expected the public are advised to make their submissions/

Observations to the Council well in advance of the closing date.


Please note that in accordance with Section 19 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2018 all submissions received by the Council shall  be published on the Cork County Council website within 10 working days of its receipt by the Council subject to the provisions of Section 251A.  The planning process is an open and public process and therefore your submission (in part or in total) will be available to view online at

Cork County Council is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014; the Data Protection Act, 2018 and to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Please be aware that in order to process those submissions that contain certain GDPR Special Categories of data/Sensitive Personal Data as defined by Article 9 of the GDPR explicit consent to the processing of the special categories of data must be provided by the person to whom the data refers.


It is necessary for the Council to collect some personal information in order to process your submission. Legally we can process this information in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.  The protection of your personal data is a key priority for the Council and your data will be processed in line with our Privacy policy which is available at or hardcopy from our offices at County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork.

 Should you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you please contact us by email to or write to us at Data Protection Officer, Cork County Council, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork.


Críochnóidh Athbhreithniú Réamh-Dhréacht de Chomhairliúchán Poiblí an PFC ar an Déardaoin 2ú Iúil 2020 ag meán oíche


Plean Forbartha Contae Chorcaí 2022-2028


Céim Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí Réamhdhréachta


Imeachtaí Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí


Ar an 12ú Márta, 2020, thug Comhairle Contae Chorcaí Fógra faoi Alt 11 den Acht Pleanála agus Forbartha, 2000 (arna leasú) go raibh sé ar intinn aici Plean Forbartha Contae Chorcaí 2014 a athbhreithniú chun Plean nua a ullmhú dá réimse feidhme.

Tabhair fé deara le do thoil go gcríochnóidh an Tréimhse Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí ag 12 meán oíche Déardaoin 2ú Iúil 2020.


Imeachtaí Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí

De réir chomhairle an Rialtais maidir le COVID-19 bhí dualgas ar Chomhairle Contae Chorcaí Imeachtaí Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí a bhí sceidealta chun na príomhréimsí a mheas sa Phlean Forbartha Contae nua a phlé a cur ar ceal.

Dá bharr sin, ba mhaith le Comhairle Contae Chorcaí a fhógairt anois go bhfuil sé beartaithe ag an gComhairle Cruinnithe Poiblí a thionól, trí cheapachán aonair i bhForhalla Halla an Chontae amháin ar na dátaí seo a leanas;


Dé Máirt 16ú Meitheamh 2020 ó 3in go 8in


Dé Céadaoin 17ú Meitheamh 2020 ó 3in go 8in

chun plé le baill an Aonaid Polasaí Pleanála a éascú ar na saincheisteanna a mbaineann leis an bPlean Forbartha nua. Tugann na cruinnithe seo deis duit a bheith páirteach i bpleanáil Chontae Chorcaí sa todhchaí ar leibhéal straitéiseach.

Más mian leat freastal ar cheann de na Cruinnithe Poiblí seo, téir i dteagmháil leis an Aonad Polasaí Pleanála ag Guthán: (021) 4285900 nó trí r-phost chuig chun coinne a chur in áirithe.

Beidh na Cruinnithe Poiblí seo ar siúl de réir chomhairle Rialtais COVID-19 agus is trí choinne aonair amháin a dhéanfar iad. Dá bhrí sin táthar ag súil nach mairfidh  na cruinnithe níos faide ná 15 nóiméad.

Mura féidir leat teacht chuig na Cruinnithe Poiblí seo leanfaidh foireann an Aonaid Polasaí Pleanála de bheith ar fáil ar an nguthán chun gach gné den Athbhreithniú PFC a phlé le linn gnáthuaireanta oifige ag (021) 4285900 nó trí r-phost ag

Nó is féidir leat coinne a dhéanamh lasmuigh de dhátaí an Chruinnithe Phoiblí thuas trí Chóras Áirithinte Ceapacháin Chomhairle Contae Chorcaí atá ar fáil ag

Más mian leat cumarsáid a dhéanamh i nGaeilge, cuirfear socruithe i bhfeidhm chun é sin a éascú.


Doiciméad Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí

D’fhonn díospóireacht agus rannpháirtíocht sa phróiseas seo a spreagadh foilsíodh Doiciméad Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí (in éineacht le sraith Dhoiciméid Chúlra ar phríomhábhair) agus tá siad ar fáil lena n-iniúchadh agus le híoslódáil ar shuíomh Gréasáin na Comhairle Contae:

  Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028


Tá cóipeanna den Doiciméad Comhairliúcháin Phoiblí ar fáil le ceannach, fiosrúcháin chuig an Aonad Polasaí Pleanála, guthán: 021 4285900.


Conas Aighneacht a Dhéanamh

Tugtar cuireadh leis seo do bhaill an phobail, leanaí,nó grúpaí nó cumainn a dhéanann ionadaíocht ar leasanna leanaí agus páirtithe leasmhara eile chun aighneachtaí nó barúlacha a dhéanamh maidir leis an athbhreithniú ar an bPlean / na Pleananna atá ann cheana, Plean Forbartha Contae nua a ullmhú agus na beartais agus na cuspóirí ba chóir dúinn a áireamh sa Phlean nua chun straitéis fhoriomlán a sheachadadh ag tacú le pleanáil cheart agus forbairt inbhuanaithe an cheantair.

Ar an mbonn go bhfuil sé beartaithe iar-cheantair feidhmiúla na Comhairle Baile agus na Pleananna Ceantair Áitiúla Ceantair Bardasach atá ann fé láthair a áireamh sa Phlean Forbartha Contae nua, ba cheart do pháirtithe a bhfuil spéis acu i dtailte atá laistigh de na ceantair seo smaoineamh ar an ngá le haighneacht a dhéanamh chuig an gComhairle Chontae mar chuid den phróiseas comhairliúcháin seo.

Tá sé i gceist ag an Údarás Pleanála athbhreithniú a dhéanamh ar chriosú limistéar an phlean forbartha lena n-áirítear na 9 iar-Comhairle Baile agus na lonnaíochtaí sna 8 bPlean Ceantair Áitiúil Cheantair Bardasach, 2017 chun cuspóirí agus beartais a fhorbairt chun straitéis fhoriomlán a sholáthar don phleanáil cheart agus forbairt inbhuanaithe i limistéar an phlean forbartha agus na croí-straitéise.

Ag an bpointe seo, áfach, ní bhreithneofar ar iarratais nó tograí maidir le criosú talún áirithe chun aon chríche.

Féadfar aighneachtaí a dhéanamh le linn na tréimhse ón 12ú Márta, 2020 go dtí 12 meán oíche Déardaoin 2ú Iúil, 2020, i gceachtar den dá bhealach seo a leanas a liostaítear thíos:

Chun aighneacht nó barúil a dhéanamh ar líne, logáil isteach ar ár Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028 agus lean na treoracha a cuireadh ar fáil

Déan aighneacht fhoirmeálta i scríbhinn chuig:  An Pleanálaí Sinsearach, an tAonad Polasaí Pleanála, an Stiúrthóireacht Pleanála agus Forbartha, Comhairle Contae Chorcaí, Urlár 13, Halla an Chontae, Corcaigh.

Ar chúiseanna dlí, ní féidir linn glacadh le haighneachtaí don chéim réamhdhréachta seo lasmuigh den tréimhse ón 12ú Márta, 2020 go dtí 12 meán oíche Déardaoin 2ú Iúil 2020. Tabharfar aird ar gach aighneacht den sórt sin a bhfaightear laistigh den tréimhse thuas sula n-ullmhófar an Dréachtphlean Forbartha Contae nua.

Déan d’aighneacht trí mheán amháin, le do thoil, i.e. tríd an suíomh Gréasáin nó i gcóip chrua. Seachnóidh sé seo dúbailt na n-uimhreacha tagartha aighneacht agus sruthóidh sé an próiseas. Nuair is féidir, cuir d’ainm agus do sheoladh le do thoil ar leathanach ar leithligh le hábhar d’aighneachta d’fhonn cabhrú le Comhairle Contae Chorcaí forálacha an Achta um Chosaint Sonraí a chomhlíonadh. Is mór againn do chúnamh ar na saincheisteanna seo.

Mar gheall ar an líon mór aighneachtaí a bhfuiltear ag súil leo moltar don phobal a gcuid aighneachtaí/barúlacha a dhéanamh don Chomhairle i bhfad roimh an dáta deiridh.

Tabhair fé deara le do thoil, de réir Alt 19 den Acht Pleanáil agus Forbairt (Leasú), 2018 go bhfoilseofar gach aighneacht a gheobhaidh an Chomhairle ar shuíomh Gréasáin Chomhairle Contae Chorcaí laistigh de 10 lá oibre tar éis don Chomhairle í a fháil faoi réir fhorálacha Alt 251A. Is próiseas oscailte agus poiblí é an próiseas pleanála agus dá bhrí sin beidh d’aighneacht (go páirteach nó go hiomlán) ar fáil le feiscint ar líne ag

Tá Comhairle Contae Chorcaí faoi réir cheanglais an Achta um Shaoráil Faisnéise, 2014; an tAcht um Chosaint Sonraí, 2018 agus leis na Rialacháin Ghinearálta um Chosaint Sonraí (GDPR).

Tabhair fé deara le do thoil, chun na haighneachtaí sin a phróiseáil ina bhfuil Catagóirí Speisialta áirithe Sonraí Pearsanta/ Sonraí Íogaire GDPR mar a shainmhínítear in Airteagal 9 den GDPR, go gcaithfidh an duine atá tagartha sna sonraí pearsanta/Íogaire sin toiliú a thabhairt dúinn sula bpróiseálfar iad

Is gá don Chomhairle roinnt faisnéise pearsanta a bhailiú d’fhonn d’aighneacht a phróiseáil. De réir dlí is féidir linn an fhaisnéis seo a phróiseáil i bhfeidhmiú údaráis oifigiúil atá dílsithe don Chomhairle. Is príomhthosaíocht don Chomhairle do shonraí pearsanta a chosaint agus próiseálfar do chuid sonraí de réir ár bpolasaí Príobháideachta atá ar fáil ag nó is féidir cóip chrua a fháil ónár n-oifigí i Halla an Chontae, Bóthar Charraig Ruacháin, Corcaigh.


Má tá aon cheist agat fénár bPolasaí príobháideachta nó fén bhfaisnéis atá á coimeád againn fút dein teagmháil linn trí r-phost chuig nó scríobh chugainn ag an Oifigeach Cosanta Sonraí, Comhairle Contae Chorcaí, Halla an Chontae, Bóthar Charraig Ruacháin,  Corcaigh.

Dated this 9th day of June, 2020


DIRECTOR OF SERVICES (Planning and Development)



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