Category Archives: Public Consultation

The Rose-Rock story: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy vs Pink Rock names for New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, explained

A timeline and summary of the New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, public discussion of names, and naming process. (1993, 1994) 2018: Mammoth River Barrow Bridge Will Be Made Up of 27,000m3 of Kilmacow Concrete – …the Killkenny People writes … Continue reading

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Public consultation: Draft Development Contribution Scheme 2018 (by 4pm Tue 27/Feb)

Significant developments since last scheme (2013) – applies to all planning application: Abolition of Town Councils; Creation of Irish Water; Advent of Solar Farms; Legislative changes. More info: Submit by 4pm 27/Feb. to: WCC DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION SCHEME 2018 Senior … Continue reading

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Public Consultation: Water Services Guidelines – Planning Authorities (28/Feb)

Why it’s important: Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive: EPA determines licensing, Irish Water constrained by; National, Regional & Local Planning: Nat’l Planning Framework influences Regional Spatial & Economic Strategies, Development Plans, Local Area Plans – and IW investment priorities; Connection to … Continue reading

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Public consultation: Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy (by 16/Feb)

Why it’s important: Statewide infrastructure spending will follow strategy (eg rail, port) County plan is subordinate to it It influences allocation of population… And thus it also influences Irish Water priorities – which effectively controls town, village development Read about … Continue reading

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