COMHAIRLE CHONTAE CILL MHANTAIN
WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT -
REDFORD PARK JUNCTION IMPROVEMENT SCHEME
Notice under Section 179 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended).
In accordance with provisions of PART XI of the Planning Acts 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations (as amended), notice is hereby given that Wicklow County Council proposes to undertake:
Upgrade the existing signal-controlled Redford Park Junction consisting of improvements for pedestrians and cyclist with the upgrade of footpaths and the inclusion of protected cycle track facilities, as well as an improvement through the upgrade of two existing bus stops in the immediate vicinity of the junction.
In accordance with the provisions of Article 250 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Wicklow County Council has carried out a screening of the proposed development to assess, in view of best scientific knowledge, if the development, individually or in combination with other plans or projects, would be likely to have a significant effect on any Natura 2000 sites. Accordingly, Wicklow County Council has determined that the proposed development would not be likely to have a significant effect on any Natura 2000 sites and it was not necessary to undertake any further stage of the Appropriate Assessment process.
In accordance with Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001(as amended), Wicklow County Council has concluded under Article 120(1)(b)(i) based on a preliminary examination, that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.
Where any person considers that the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of publication of this notice, apply in accordance with the provisions of Article 120 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have such effects.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the following locations:
· Wicklow County Council Office, County Buildings, Station Road, Wicklow.
· Greystones Municipal District Office, Mill Road, Greystones
On working days between the hours of 9:30am to 12:30pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm for a period between Monday 25th April 2022 and Wednesday 25th May 2022. Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme are also available to view on www.wicklow.ie/Living/ConsultationHub.
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable developments of the area in which the developments would be situated may be made at www.wicklow.ie/living/consultationhub or in writing to the undersigned clearly marked “Redford Park Junction Improvement Scheme” on or before 12 noon Friday 10th of June 2022.
Senior Executive Officer,
Transportation, Water and Emergency Services,