Part 8 - Craddockstown Road, Naas Proposed Cycle Track Scheme - Planning Reference P82022-16

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (As amended)

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (As amended) (PART 8)

Proposed Cycle Track Scheme at Craddockstown Road, Naas

Planning Reference: P82022.16

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, Kildare County Council proposes to provide a segregated high quality cycle track on Craddockstown Road, Naas.

The site is 350m in length and is located along the Craddockstown Road between the junction with Ballycane Road and the school campus on Craddockstown Road.

The Proposed Development comprises of:

  • The provision of a 3m protected bi-directional cycle track on the north-eastern side of Craddockstown Road
  • The provision of a 2m wide footpath on either side of Craddockstown Road
  • Replacement of existing road crossing with Toucan crossing
  • The improvement of side road crossing at Oak Glade

The new cycle track will link the existing two-way cycle infrastructure outside the school campus to the Ballycane Road junction on a segregated bi-directional cycle track.

Particulars of the proposed scheme will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s website at

https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/en/consultation/part-8-craddockstown-road-naas-proposed-cycle-track-scheme-planning-reference-p82022-16

from Tuesday 5th July until Wednesday 3rd August 2022.

Particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the offices of Kildare County Council, Level 4, Aras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas.  Co. Kildare. W91 X77F (Public Display Area) BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments must be made in advance for the Public Display Area at

http://kildare.ie/countycouncil/OnlineBookingSystem/ (Opening hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday)

The proposed scheme will also be available for inspection at Naas Library, Harbour View, Naas, W91 A997

(Opening hours 10:00am – 5:00pm Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, 10:00am – 8:00pm Tues & Thurs)

The proposed development has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended and the Planning Authority has determined that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment is not required in this instance. In addition, the proposal has also undergone screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU (and the relevant provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended) and the Planning Authority has determined that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. In accordance with Section 120 of the Planning & Development Regulations (as amended), any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

 

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated can be made online at

https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/en/consultation/part-8-craddockstown-road-naas-proposed-cycle-track-scheme-planning-reference-p82022-16

OR in writing to: A/Senior Executive Officer, Roads Transportation and Public Safety Department, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 X77F on or before 5:00pm on Wednesday, 17th August 2022.  Late submissions will not be accepted.            

Submissions should be headed: 

“Proposed Cycle Track Scheme at Craddockstown Road, Naas

Planning Reference: P82022.16

All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at a meeting of the elected members. Accordingly, they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

Kildare County Council is subject to the provisions of Freedom of Information (FOI Acts 1997 and 2014) and the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2013.