• What is the Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028?
  • Where can I view the Cork County Development Plan Review Public Consultation Document and Background Documents?
  • How can I make a submission to the Cork County Development Plan Review Public Consultation Document?
  • What Documents make up the Cork County Development Plan Review at this stage of the process?
  • Will my submission be published on the Cork County Council Website?
  • Will there be any Public Consultation Events taking place in relation to the Cork County Development Plan Review and the preparation of a new Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028?

What are the Next Steps?

Cork County Council will prepare a Section 11(4) Chief Executive’s Report summarising the submissions (received during the pre draft public consultation period) and set out his opinion/recommendations on policies to be included in the Draft County Development Plan for the County Council Elected Members on 28th August 2020 for their consideration. This report will be available on the County Development Plan Review website page as soon as practical after that date. 

When is the Next Opportunity to make a submission to the CDP Review Process?

A Draft County Development Plan will be published on the 22nd April 2021 and made available for public consultation from that date until Thursday 1st July 2021 (10 weeks) at which stage further submissions can be made on the Draft Plan.

What is the Cork County Development Plan Review ?

Cork County Council has commenced the preparation of a new County Development Plan for the period 2022-2028 in accordance with the steps set out in the Planning and Development Acts. The purpose of the Development Plan is to guide the future development of the county.

The first step is the preparation of a Public Consultation Document (including Background Documents) which highlights the key issues that need to be considered. This document will be on public display from Thursday the 12th of March until 12 midnight on Thursday the 2nd of July, 2020 inclusive and can be viewed above.

This Pre Draft Public Consultation Period has now ended.

The next step is for Cork County Council to prepare a Section 11(4) Chief Executive’s Report summarising the submissions (received during the Pre-Draft Public Consultation period) and set out his opinion/recommendations on policies to be included in the Draft County Development Plan for the County Council Elected Members on 28th August 2020 for their consideration.  This report will be available on the County Development Plan Review website page as soon as practical after that date.  

A Draft County Development Plan is then prepared and made available for public consultation (at which stage further submissions can be made).

Where can I view the published Cork County Development Plan Review Public Consultation Documents?

A copy of all published documents including (the Public Consultation Document and Background Documents) relating to the Cork County Development Plan Review to date may be inspected each working day, exclusive of public holidays, between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. at the following locations:

1. Planning Department, Floor 1, County Hall, Cork.
2. Planning Department, Norton House, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
3. Cork County Council Divisional Office, Annabella, Mallow.
4. County Library and Branch Libraries – Please check at your local library regarding opening times, internet access and availability of PCs for accessing electronic format.
5. Online at  Corkcoco.ie at all times.

All accompanying background documents relating to the Cork County Development Plan Review and the preparation of a new Cork County Development Plan 2022-2028 are also available online at Corkcoco.ie at all times.

If you have any queries with regard to the policy content of the documents arising from viewing them at the above locations, please contact the Cork County Council Planning Policy Unit at (021) 4285900.

How can I make a submission to the Cork County Development Plan Review Public Consultation Document?

 

The Pre-Draft Public Consultation Phase in relation to the Public Consultation Document has now ended.

The next opportunity to make submission will be when the Draft County Development Plan is published on the 22nd April 2021 and made available for public consultation from that date until Thursday 1st July 2021 (10 weeks).

Will my submission be published on the Cork County Council Website?

Yes. Please note that in accordance with Section 19 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2018 all valid submissions received by the Council shall, be published on the Cork County Council website within 10 working days of its receipt by the Council.  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 Yourcouncil.ie.

 

What Documents make up the Cork County Development Plan Review at this Stage of the Review Process?

We are currently at Stage One, Pre Draft Plan stage involving the preparation of a Public Consultation Document and the following background documents:

 

    1. Approach to County Development Plan Review
    2.  Population and Housing
    3.  Rural Housing
    4. Settlements and Placemaking
    5.  Urban Capacity Study
    6. Economy and Employment
    7. Water Services
    8. Transport and Mobility
    9. Energy
    10. Built Heritage
    11. SEA Scoping Report

 

The Public Consultation Document and all background documents are available online for inspection and download from the County Council’s website Corkcoco.ie.

Where can I view the Cork County Development Plan, 2014 documents?

A copy of the Cork County Development Plan 2014, as varied, may be inspected each working day, exclusive of public holidays, between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. at the following locations:

1. Planning Department, Floor 1, County Hall, Cork.
2. Planning Department, Norton House, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
3. Cork County Council Divisional Office, Annabella, Mallow.
4. County Library and Branch Libraries – Please check at your local library regarding opening times, internet access and availability of PCs for accessing electronic format.
5. Online at Corkcoco.ie at all times.

All accompanying background documents relating to the County Development Review Process are also available Online at Corkcoco.ie at all times.

If you have any queries with regard to the policy content of the documents arising from viewing them at the above locations, please contact the Cork County Council Planning Policy Unit at (021) 4285900.

 

Cork County Council Headquarters,
County Hall,
Planning Policy Unit,
Carrigrohane Road,
Cork, Ireland.
Eircode: T12 R2NC

Tel (021) 4285900