Current Public Consultations 2021


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

Active Travel Scheme - Sallybrook, Clonea Road - Junction Realignment

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 31st January 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake the construction of new junction layouts on Clonea Road (R675) at both entrances to Sallybrook estate. As part of the Active Travel works in the area, the objective is to improve walking routes, improve connections to existing footpaths and create safer crossing points across the mouths of the estate entrances as set out on the attached drawing.

The drawing is available for inspection below and is also on display in our Customer Services Departments in Bailey’s New Street in the City and Davitts Quay, Dungarvan from Tuesday 21st December 2021 to Monday 17th January, 2022.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal. Submissions should be lodged with Ian Ludlow, Staff Officer, Active Travel Team, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to iludlow@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Monday 31st January 2022.

Drawing


2

Active Travel Scheme - Coxtown Road, Dunmore East - New Footpath and Pedestrian Crossing

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 31st January 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a new Footpath (approx. 210m) and Pedestrian Crossing on Coxtown Road (L4203) at Coxtown East. As part of the Active Travel works in the area, the objective is to improve walking routes, improve connections to existing footpaths and create a safe crossing point at the location set out on the attached drawing.

The drawing is available for inspection below and is also on display in our Customer Services Departments in Bailey’s New Street in the City and Davitts Quay, Dungarvan from Tuesday 21st December 2021 to Monday 17th January, 2022.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal. Submissions should be lodged with Ian Ludlow, Staff Officer, Active Travel Team, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to iludlow@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Monday 31st January 2022.


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Active Travel Scheme - Junction and Road Realigmnment at Cluain Garbhán and Pedestrian Crossing at Tournore Park

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 31st January 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a new junction layout, with new footpath and green space, on Friary College Road (L3168) at the entrance to Cluain Garbhán estate and a new pedestrian crossing outside the entrance to Tournore Park. As part of the Active Travel works in the area, the objective is to improve walking routes, improve connections to existing footpaths and create safer crossing points for local residents as set out on the attached drawing.

The drawing is available for inspection below and is also on display in our Customer Services Departments in Bailey’s New Street in the City and Davitts Quay, Dungarvan from Tuesday 21st December 2021 to Monday 17th January, 2022.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal. Submissions should be lodged with Ian Ludlow, Staff Officer, Active Travel Team, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to iludlow@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Monday 31st January 2022.


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4

Proposal to declare roads serving developments at Ard Phiarais, Carrickphierish, Foxwood Phase 2 & 3A, Kilbarry & Primrose Hill, Tramore to be Public Roads

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 18th January 2022

 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11 Subsection (1) (b) (iii) Roads Act 1993 that Waterford City and County Council propose to declare the above mentioned roads to be Public Roads.

Maps indicating the roads to be taken in charge are available for inspection on our website www.waterfordcouncil.ie or in our Customer Services Departments. Copies can also be requested by post from Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer by interested members of the public for a period of one month up to and including 20th January, 2022 (allowing for bank holidays):-

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposal to declare the roads to be Public Roads may be made in writing up to 3rd February, 2022. Please include the name of the development in the submission subject line.

By Post: Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department,
Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford.

By Email: ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie


Drawings


5

Proposal to declare roads serving development at Castlekeep, Dungarvan, to be public roads

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 18th January 2022

 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11 Subsection (1) (b) (iii) Roads Act 1993 that Waterford City and County Council propose to declare the above mentioned roads to be Public Roads. 

The drawing indicating the roads to be taken in charge are available for inspection below or copies can be viewed in our Customer Services Departments in Davitts Quay, Dungarvan or Bailey’s New Street for a period of one month up to and including 4th January, 2022:

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposal to declare the roads to be Public Roads may be made in writing up to 18th January, 2022.  Please include the name of the development in the submission subject line.

 

By Post:                            Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford.

By Email:                         ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie

By Phone:                        0818 10 20 20

Drawing


6

Footpath Construction and Junction Improvement Works in Villierstown

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 10th January 2022

 

Waterford City & County Council previously advertised a Section 38 Traffic Calming Scheme for Main Street, Villierstown in June of this year. Following public consultation and consideration of the submissions made the Scheme has been reviewed and is being re-advertised incorporating the following amendments (as per drawing attached):-

Works will include the construction of a 1.8m wide paving brick footpath extending from the existing footpath along the L-6061 at ‘Woodview Close’ to the existing paving brick footpath along Main Street.  

The 1.8m wide footpath to be constructed with a 1.0m wide section extending into the green space & 0.8m wide section constructed within the road space.

Brick paving will also be incorporated within the four existing seating areas located along Main Street.  One additional public light will be erected along Main Street within the green area across from the proposed footpath. 

The existing junction linking Dromana Drive and Ballingowan East will be reconstructed to allow for safe turning movements with improved road markings.   

The new pedestrian links along Main Street and junction improvement works in addition to the recently completed footpath at Woodview Close and on approach to the National School will provide a safe environment for all road users.

The drawing is available to view in our Customer Services Departments in Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford. The drawing is also available below and can be requested by post from Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department at the email address below or by contacting 0761 10 2773 from Tuesday 30th November to Monday 27th December, 2021.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal. Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie to be received by Monday 10th January, 2022.

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7

Naming of area in front of Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED
CONSULTATION END DATE: 23rd January 2022

 

Notice is hereby given that Waterford City & County Council in exercise of its powers pursuant to Section 48 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 proposes to name the area in front of the Waterford Crystal visitor centre and factory at Menapia Building on the Mall as “Plás Charles Bacik”/“Charles Bacik Plaza” as set out on the attached map.

Purpose of Name Change
This is in honour of Charles Bacik who was the co-founder of the modern Waterford Glass and later the Waterford Crystal company.  

Objections or submissions may be made in writing to Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to ajacob@waterfordcouncil.ie not later than 4pm on 23rd January, 2022.

Map of Area

  • Drawing front of Menapia Building
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    Section 177AE, Planning & Development Act 2000 - Proposed Extension to existing car park at Mahon Falls

    CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS TO AN BORD PLEANÁLA ONLY
    CONSULTATION END DATE: 30th April, 2021

    NOTE

    THIS PUBLIC CONSULTATION PERIOD HAS NOW EXPIRED WITH AN BOARD PLEANÁLA – 16 SUBMISSIONS WERE RECEIVED IN TOTAL AND ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW AT THE OFFICES OF AN BOARD PLEANÁLA AND ALSO AT THE OFFICES OF THE COUNCIL.   IF YOU WISH TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO VIEW THE SUBMISSIONS PLEASE CONTACT AIDEEN JACOB, ROADS DEPARTMENT ON 0761102773 OR EMAIL AJACOB@WATERFORDCOUNCIL.IE


    Notice was hereby given that Waterford City & County Council proposes to seek the approval of An Bord Pleanála for development to extend and resurface an existing car park situated in the townland Comeraghmountain to facilitate an additional 46 car parking spaces and to provide additional road lay-bys and modification of existing lay-bys to allow for safe passing. This development is located along L3047 local primary road.

    The proposed development will consist of the following:

    • Site clearance and earthworks
    • Pavement Surface
    • Grass verges, pathway, recreational area and embankments
    • Reuse of existing upland grassland vegetation for new earth berm embankment as boundary treatment
    • Drainage surface water run off control
    • New road lay-bys and modification of existing lay-bys area
    • All associated ancillary and accommodation works

    Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and Natura Impact Statement have been prepared as part of the application for approval in respect of the proposed Scheme.

    An Bord Pleanála may give approval to the application for development with or without conditions or may refuse the application for development.

    A copy of the NIS and Project Particulars (including the AA Screening) will be available for inspection below or at the Offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, between the hours of 9.15 am and 5.30 pm Monday to Friday from 22nd March to 30th April, 2021. Note: Due to COVID-19, it is recommended that persons contact
    An Bord Pleanála to arrange viewing of the application in advance (Phone: (01) 858 8100 or Lo-call 1890 275 175).

    The NIS and Project Particulars may be inspected free of charge or purchased on payment of a specified fee (which shall not exceed the reasonable cost of making such copy).

    Submissions or observations may only be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 D01V902 during the above-mentioned period relating to:
    i. the implications of the proposed development, if carried out, for proper planning and sustainable development in the area or areas concerned;
    ii. the likely effects on the environment, if carried out; and
    iii. the likely significant effects of the proposed Scheme on a European site

    Any submissions or observations must be received by An Bord Pleanála not later than 5.30 pm on
    Friday 30th April, 2021.

    A person may question the validity of a decision by An Bord Pleanála by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No.15 of 1986) in accordance with Section 50 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

    Practical information in respect of the judicial review process can be accessed on the Board’s website
    www.pleanala.ie or on the Citizen's Information Service website www.citizensinformation.ie.

    Documents & Drawings