9. Core Strategy Methodology
Appendix 9 - Core Strategy Methodology
A Core Strategy is an evidence-based strategy to guide the future spatial development of the County.
The Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2010 introduced a requirement for an evidence based “Core Strategy” to form part of all Development Plans. The purpose of the Core Strategy is to articulate a medium-to-longer term quantitatively based strategy for the spatial development of the area of the planning authority and in doing so to demonstrate that a Development Plan and its policies and objectives are consistent with national and regional development objectives set out in the National Planning Framework (2018), the Implementation Roadmap (2018) and the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly’s Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (2019).