Municipal Districts Operations & Rural Development

Part 8 - Proposed Development of Bantry Peace Park Playground, Bantry, Co. Cork


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended) – Part XI PLANNING & 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:

Project Title

Bantry Peace Park Playground



Newtown and Townlots, Bantry, Co. Cork:

Nature and Extent of Development

An overview of the proposed development includes the following:

  • The installation of a new, inclusive, playground within an existing amenity area, at the Peace Park,
  • The construction of a small ancillary car park and all associated groundworks,
  • The new playground shall replace the existing playground at Newtown, Bantry.

Locations and offices at which plans and particulars may be Inspected

  1. The proposed scheme plans and particulars are available to view in the 'Document Summary' section below.
  2. 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. Eircode: P85 HX67
  3. On Public Display at: 
    • Bantry Area Engineer’s Office, The Square, Bantry, Co. Cork. Eircode: P75 TD82, Phone: (027) 50058. Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
    • Skibbereen Divisional Office, The Courthouse, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. Eircode: P81 DX52, Phone: (028) 21299.  Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Plans and Particulars of the proposed development may be inspected online or at the locations detailed above from Monday, 1st May 2023 until Monday, 29th May 2023.


A submission or observation 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:

  • By using the online submission form by clicking the 'Make an Online Submission'  button below or, in writing, to the Municipal District Officer, Cork County Council, Town Hall, 7 Kent St, Clonakilty, Co. Cork before 4 pm on Monday, 12th June 2023. 


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 (on or before Monday, 29th May 2023), 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.

All submissions or observations should be clearly marked:- 

  • Project Title: “Bantry Peace Park Playground” Part 8 Planning

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