P82022-18 Proposed Residential infill Scheme at Newtown House, Leixlip, Co. Kildare

Dúnta27 M.F., 2022, 9:00am - 7 Sam, 2022, 4:00pm


Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) – Part XI

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Site Location: Newtown House, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare. W23 T8W5

Proposed Development: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given by Kildare County Council of a proposed social housing development at Newtown House, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip Co. Kildare.

The proposed development comprises:

  • The construction of 4 no. single-storey, semi-detached dwellings consisting of: 2no. 1-bed and 2no. 2-bed dwellings.
  • Demolition of the existing single storey shed.
  • Tree surgery and removal of some existing trees and overgrowth.
  • Demolition and alterations to the existing boundary walls including a new pedestrian entrance.
  • Associated site development works including landscaping, drainage, public lighting, new paths and hard landscaping, ancillary site services, and development works above and below ground.

This application also includes an Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and an Environmental Impact Assessment Screening report.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development (Part 8 Ref No. P82022.18) will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during its public opening hours by appointment during the period from 27/09/2022 until 24/10/2022 (both dates inclusive), at the following offices

Kildare County Council, Level 2, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare. W91 X77F

Leixlip Community Library, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare. W23 HR96

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also be available to view during that period on Kildare County Council’s website at https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/browse and http://www.kildare.ie/countycouncil/AllServices/Planning/Part8Schemes/ and www.gov.ie/en/consultations/

The proposal has also undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and the European Communities (Bird and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 – 2015. Kildare County Council has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required. The proposed development will not have a significant effect on a European Site.

In addition, 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) and  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 Article 120 of the planning and development Regulations 2001 (as amended), any person may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on 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 and observations with respect to the proposed development and dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing before 4.00pm on 07/11/2022 to:

Fiona Byrne, Housing Department, Level 5 at the address below or online at: https://consult.kildarecoco.ie/browse

Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare. W91 X77F

All submissions and observations should be headed "Part 8: Proposed Social Housing Development, Newtown House, Captain’s Hill, Leixlip Co. Kildare. Planning Ref No. P82022.18"

All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council regarding 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.

Please note that the data collected from this consultation will be shared by Kildare County Council with their consultants.  Any information which you submit via Kildare County Council’s websites will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.  Please refer to the Privacy Statement included with the plans and particulars of the proposed development and to the Kildare County Council Public Consultation Portal Privacy Policy.



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