Material Alterations - Draft Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022-2028
Chief Executive Report on Material Amendments to the Draft Plan
The Chief Executive (CE) Report on Material Amendments to the Draft Plan was issued to Elected Members on Thursday 28th April 2022. The CEs Report summarises the submissions and observations received and provides a response and recommendation from CE to each submission. The report can be accessed via the links below.
Please click here to view the CE Report on Material Amendments to the Draft Plan including updated Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA).
Notice of Material Alterations to the Draft Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022-2028
- SECTION 12 PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 (AS AMENDED)
- PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (AS AMENDED)
- PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2004-2011
Notice is hereby given that the Members of Waterford City and County Council, having considered the Draft Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022-2028 and the Chief Executive’s Report in respect of the submissions received, have resolved in accordance with Section 12(6) and (7) of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2020, that the Draft Plan be amended. The proposed amendments constitute Material Alterations to the Draft Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022-2028. The Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022 - 2028 will replace the following statutory development plans:
- Waterford City Development Plan 2013 - 2019 (as extended);
- Waterford County Development Plan 2011-2017 (as extended); and
- Dungarvan Town Development Plan 2012 - 2018 (as extended).
The new development plan will be the first unitary plan for the entire functional area of Waterford City and County Council as heretofore provided for under the above stated development plans and local areas plans for the settlements of Lismore, Portlaw and Tramore.
It has been determined that the alterations require full Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), and certain Material Alterations require stage 2 Natura Impact Assessment (AA). In accordance with Section 12(7)(aa) of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 (as amended), the determinations, a copy of the proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Plan, the SEA Environmental Report (incl. Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA)) and the AA Report will be available for public inspection from Thursday 3rd March to Friday 1st April 2022, inclusive, at the following locations:
- Online at http://consult.waterfordcouncil.ie;
- Customer Care Office, Bailey's New Street, Waterford, X91 XH42 and Customer Care Office, Civic Offices, Davitt's Quay, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. X35 Y326 during the hours Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 4pm (open through lunch) and subject to Covid -19 restrictions and arrangements in place at the time.
How to view the Material Alterations Report
The report and maps can be accessed via the links below.
Please click here to view the Material Alterations Report on the Draft Plan Stage of the Draft Waterford City and County Council Development Plan 2022 – 2028.
Please click here to view the assocaited maps to Material Alterations Report.
Have your say
Only submissions relating to the material alterations and supporting documents on public display will be considered in compiling the CE Report.
Observations or submissions regarding the Material Alterations to the Draft Development Plan and/or SEA Environmental Report and/or AA Report are invited from members of the public and other interested parties during the period Thursday 3rd March to Friday 1st April 2022 inclusive. Please make your submission by one medium only as follows:
Please note that late submissions will not be accepted.
All submissions should include the following:
- Your name and a contact address;
- A map (where appropriate),
- The relevant material alternation reference number, and,
- Where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent.
All submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website consult.waterfordcouncil.ie during the plan-making period and will form part of the Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to the Council.
We will retain your data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose of preparing the Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022 – 2028 and in accordance with Waterford City and County Council’s retention policy and the relevant data protection legislation.
Stages of Making the Development Plan
Where Are We Now = ‘Stage 3: Material Alterations to Draft Development Plan’
There are numerous stages involved in the preparation of a Development Plan which takes place over a two-year period. We are in the final stage of the planning making process on the Draft Waterford City and County Development Plan 2022 – 2028 is now on public display for 4 weeks.