Stage 1: Pre Draft Public Consultation
Submissions were sought on the review of the existing plan and preparation of the new Arklow and Environs Local Area Plan (LAP) 2018. The public consultation period ran from 12.10.16 to 11.11.16. 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 18.10.16.
Stage 2: Draft Local Area Plan Public Consultation
This draft Arklow and Environs Local Area Plan (LAP) 2018 should be read in conjunction with the County Development Plan www.wicklow.ie/wicklow-county-development-plan-2016-2022. The draft LAP went on display from 05.07.17 to 15.08.17 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 was prepared and issued to the Elected Members for their consdieration. This report was considered at the full county council meeting on the 06.11.17 where a number of proposed material alterations were agreed.
Stage 4: Proposed Material Alterations to the Draft LAP
The proposed material alterations to the draft Plan went on display from 22.11.17 to 19.12.17 during which time 7 submissions were received.
Stage 5: Second Chief Executive’s Report
A Chief Executive’s Report on the submissions received during stage 4 was prepared and issued to the Elected Members where it was considered at the full county council meeting on 05 February 2018.
Stage 6: Adopted Local Area Plan
The Arklow and Environs Local Area Plan 2018 - 2024 was made at the County Council meeting of the 05.02.18 and came into effect on the 04.03.18.