Stage 1: Pre Draft Public Consultation
Submissions were sought on the review of the existing plan and preparation of the new Arklow and Environs LAP 2017. The public consultation period ran from 12th October 2016 to 11th November 2016. A ‘Consultation Issues Booklet’ was prepared which looked at the significant planning issues that the LAP will address. A public information day was held in the Arklow Municipal District Offices, on Tuesday 18th October 2016.
Stage 2: Draft Local Area Plan Public Consultation
This draft Arklow and Environs Local Area Plan (LAP) 2017 should be read in conjunction with the County Development Plan www.wicklow.ie/wicklow-county-development-plan-2016-2022. The draft LAP was on display from 05 Jul 2017 to 15 Aug 2017 during which time 29 submissions were received.
Stage 3: Chief Executive’s Report
A Chief Executive’s Report on the submissions received during stage 2 is to be prepared. This report will be given to the Elected Members for their review. Following on from their review, the draft LAP and the Chief Executive’s Report will be considered at a full Council Meeting in Autumn/ Winter 2017.