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Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 20 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) that Wicklow County Council, being the planning authority for the area, proposes to make a new Local Area Plan (LAP) for Arklow and Environs. This plan will, when adopted, replace the existing ‘Arklow Town and Environs Development Plan 2011 - 2017’. The new LAP should be read in conjunction with the County Wicklow Development Plan (CDP) 2016 – 2022.
The ‘Arklow and Environs LAP 2017-2023’ will consist of a written statement indicating the objectives in detail as may be required by the planning authority for the proper planning and sustainable development of the area, maps and appendices.
- An Environmental Report on the likely significant effects on the environment of implementing the LAP – pursuant to the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 (as amended).
- Habitats (Appropriate) Assessment Stage 1 Report (Screening) - pursuant to Article 6 of the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC); and
- Strategic Flood Risk Assessment – pursuant to Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).