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Part 8 Proposed Gallanes Amenity Area Phase 2, Gallanes, Templebryan South and Grillagh, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) –Part XI
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of Part XI of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 (as amended) and in accordance with the requirements of Part 8, Article 81 and Article 83 of the Planning & Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended) that Cork County Council proposes to undertake the following development: Part 8 Planning at Gallanes Amenity Area (Phase 2).

Location

Gallanes, Templebryan South and Grillagh, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Nature and Extent of Proposed Development

An overview description of the proposed development includes the following:-

  • To develop an existing amenity area which incorporates the Joe Walsh Walkway to link it with the existing pathways within the West Cork Technology Park. The project also provides for the creation of a walkway along the N71 in the event of the pathways within the West Cork Technology Park being unavailable.
  • The installation of public lighting using low spillage LED lights along the route at a medium height level. The provision of high-level LED lighting where the walkway crosses public roads. 
  • The development of a 53-space carpark at the southwestern corner of the Clonakilty Rugby Grounds. Public lighting using low spillage LED lights to be provided to the carpark.
  • The development of an amenity area towards the east of the existing amenity area.
  • The demolition of the existing dwelling house (in ruins) and adjoining outhouses (in ruins) at the North end of the site.
  • The construction of low-level feature stone walls using the stone reclaimed from the demolition of the buildings on the site.  
  • The development of hard surface hiking trails from the east of the site towards the North of the site to a number of viewing points at a higher level.

As per Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening determination has been made and a determination has been made that an EIA is not required. In accordance with Article 120 (3), as amended by S.I. No. 296 of 2018, a person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice (date), apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment. Such a submission should be addressed to the Secretary, An Bord Pleanála, 64, Marlborough Street, Dublin, 1.

Plans and Particulars of the proposed development may be inspected; 

  • Below in the ‘Document Summary’ Section 
  • Clonakilty Area Engineer’s Office, Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Co. Cork P85HY06, Phone: 023 8833347. Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm, subject to COVID-19 travel restrictions
  • Skibbereen Divisional Office, The Court House, Skibbereen, Co. Cork P81 DX52, Phone: 028 21299.  Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, subject to COVID-19 travel restrictions
  • If you are unable to access the above information, a copy document of the proposed development is available on written request to:- Municipal District Officer, Cork County Council, Town Hall, 7 Kent St, Clonakilty, Co. Cork P85 HX67

Submissions or Observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made on or before 4pm on Monday 25/07/2022 by;

  • Using the online submission form on www.yourcouncil.ie or, 
  • In writing, clearly marked:-  “Gallanes Amenity Area (Phase 2)” Part 8 Planning, Municipal District Officer, Cork County Council, Town Hall, 7 Kent St, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.