Part 8 - Proposed Sallins Grand Canal Greenway Link
PART 8 DEVELOPMENT
Proposed Sallins Grand Canal Greenway Link
Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) – Part XI
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8
In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Kildare County Council hereby gives notice of a proposal to develop as follows:
Site Location: Sallins, Co. Kildare, specifically the junction of the R407 and Canal View, and the junction of Church Avenue and R403.
Proposed Development: Works Comprise improvements to the existing pedestrian and cycle infrastructure on the R407, the removal of existing vehicular ramp and provision of pedestrian/cyclist only ramp, the pedestrian ramp will have a smaller footprint which will bring greenway users from Canal View to the proposed crossing point on the R407.
Removal of car parking spaces along Canal View to facilitate shared space and improve safety conditions for vulnerable road users.
Closure of vehicular ramp at R407 junction with Church Avenue to remove a dangerous conflict collision zone between vulnerable road users and motorised vehicles and make permanent the temporary closure of western end of Church Avenue to enhance the public realm environment for the village community.
The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), and the relevant provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and the European Communities (Bird and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 – 2015. Kildare County Council has determined that the proposed development will not have a significant effect on a European Site and an Appropriate Assessment is not required.
The proposal has also undergone screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2011/92/EU as amended by Directive 2014/52/EU and the relevant provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. Having regard to the provisions of the legislation, the nature and scale of the proposed development, the information provided in accordance with Schedule 7A of the Regulations, and having regard to the scale, nature and location of the proposed impacts, the potential impacts and proposed mitigation measures and the results of the any other relevant assessments of the effects on the environment, Kildare County Council has determined that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. In accordance with Section 120 of the Planning and 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 development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development, Ref. No. P82023.07, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during normal opening times at Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 X77F, from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday for a period of 6 weeks from 10th January 2024 to 22nd February 2024 inclusive.
Details of the proposed development are also available on Kildare County Council’s website online at: https://kildarecoco.ie/AllServices/Planning/Part8Schemes/StrategicProjectsandPublicRealm/index.html
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made to: A/Senior Executive Officer, Strategic Projects and Public Realm Team, Housing and Regeneration Department, Level 3, Kildare County Council, at the address below,
or through the 'make a submission' section on this page
or by email to email@example.com
Submissions must be made no later than 5.00 pm on 22nd February 2024.
All submissions and observations should be headed:
‘Part 8 Proposed Sallins Grand Canal Greenway Link’.
All comments, including the names of those making comments submitted to the Council in regard to the scheme as outlined above, 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.
Strategic Projects and Public Realm Team, Housing and Regeneration Department, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 X77F.