Current Public Consultations 2017


From time to time, Waterford City & County Council asks for the public's input and opinion on proposed developments in Waterford. Different projects and plans may have periods of public consultation, during which members of the public can make observations on proposed developments or can contribute ideas to proposed projects.

Projects regarding which the public's opinion/consultation is currently requsted are listed below:


1

Notice of Draft Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws

CONSULTATION TYPE: WRITTEN SUBMISSION
CONSULTATION END DATE(S): 5pm, 4th APRIL 2017

Waterford City & County Council seeks comments and observations from members of the public in respect of the draft Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2017 for the administrative area of Waterford City and County Council. This follows a countywide review of speed limits in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for the application of speed limits.

The Draft Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2017 maps with proposed changes, are available for inspection at the following locations during normal office hours, from Wednesday 22nd February to Thursday 23rd March 2017 inclusive:

  • Customer Services Department, Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.
  • Customer Services Department, Civic Offices, Co. Waterford.
  • They are also available for viewing on the Council’s Draft Speed Limit Map and on www.speedlimits.ie

    Objections/submissions on the Draft Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2017 should be submitted, in writing, at any time during the submission period of Thursday 16th February to Tuesday 4th April 2017 by any of the following means :

  • Email: ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie
  • Online: Online submission form
  • By Post: to A. Jacob, A/Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, marked "Special Speed Limit Draft Bye-Laws 2017".

  • 2

    Notice of Draft Control of Parking Bye-Laws for the Metropolitan District of Waterford

    CONSULTATION TYPE: WRITTEN SUBMISSION
    CONSULTATION END DATE(S): 5pm, 15th MARCH 2017

    Waterford City & County Council has prepared Draft (Control of Parking)(Amendment) Bye-Laws for the Metropolitan District of Waterford.

    Copies of the proposed Bye-Laws will be available for inspection at the following locations, between normal business hours, Monday to Friday for the period from Wednesday 1st February 2017 to Wednesday 1st March 2017, both dates inclusive:

  • Customer Services Department, Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.
  • Customer Services Department, Civic Offices, Co. Waterford.
  • A copy of the Bye-Laws and associated maps may be also viewed here.

  • Draft Control of Parking (Amendment) Bye Laws 2017 - Metropolitan District of Waterford
  • Newspaper Advertisement
  • Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed bye-laws may be made in writing to Fergus Galvin, Director of Services, Roads, Water & Environment, Waterford City & County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford on or before 5pm, Wednesday 15th of March 2017, or via email to contact@waterfordcouncil.ie, entitled "Observation on Draft Control of Parking (Amendment) Bye Laws 2017".


    3

    Notice of Proposed Casual Trading Bye Laws

    CONSULTATION TYPE: WRITTEN SUBMISSION
    CONSULTATION END DATE(S): 3rd MARCH 2017

    Waterford City & County Council has prepared Draft (Casual Trading) Bye-Laws for the regulation and control of Casual Trading in respect of the designated areas within the City and County of Waterford.

    Copies of the proposed Bye-Laws will be available for inspection at the following locations, between the hours of 9:30am to 1pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm Monday to Friday for the period 17th January to 17th February 2017, both dates inclusive:

  • Customer Services Department, Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.
  • Customer Services Department, Civic Offices, Co. Waterford.
  • A copy of the Bye Laws and associated maps may be also viewed here.

  • Draft Casual Trading (Control & Designation) Bye Laws 2016
  • Casual Trading Place - Maps & Drawings
  • Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed bye-laws may be made in writing to The Director of Services, Department of Economic Development and Planning, Waterford City & County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford on or before Friday 3rd of March 2017.


    4

    Better Energy Communities Scheme 2017

    CONSULTATION TYPE: JOINT FUNDING APPLICATION
    CONSULTATION END DATE(S): OCTOBER 2017

    Waterford Energy Bureau / Waterford City and County Council Environment Department are seeking to engage with community groups and businesses to partake in partnership with WCCC in submitting a funding application for energy efficiency and renewable energy Technologies installations under the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland under the “Better Energy Communities scheme 2017”. Funding is available for cross sector projects for increasing the energy performance of buildings, community facilities and transport systems.

    Level of Funding available includes:

  • Private Sector Buildings (up to 30% grant funding)
  • Commercial organisations (up to 30% grant funding)
  • Voluntary / Community-based organisations (50% grant funding)
  • Public sector non-residential works. (30%-50% depending on project)
  • Renewable energy technology that can be funded include biomass boilers, solar water heating, solar PV, heat pumps and combined heat and power plants. Eligible energy efficiency upgrades that are eligible under the scheme include heating upgrades, pumps, insulation, windows, doors, LED lighting, transport equipment etc.

    The grant application will be submitted by mid February and only projects proposed by the end of January will be considered within an overall grant application value up to €1,000,000. Subject to grant approval all related works have to be completed by October 2017. Expressions of interest can be submitted to lfleming@waterfordcouncil.ie

    See also the Sustainable Energies Ireland website for application forms and further information.

    These periods of public consultation have closed. To enquire about a project, please call 0761 10 20 20 or email us