25
MAY
2020

Planning timelines recommence

Section 251A(4) of the Planning and Development Acts has now been lifted and the timeline with respect to the draft Meath County Development Plan has recommenced. It is anticipated that the Chief Executive Report on the submissions received will be given to the Members for their...
11
MAY
2020

Planning timelines extended for a further period until 23 May

A further Order under section 251A(4) of the Planning Act has extended the duration of all relevant periods and timelines specified in planning legislation by an additional 14 days, up to and including 23 May 2020. The three Orders thereby have the combined effect of extending...
22
APR
2020

Extension to the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid 19) Act 2020

Following the Government’s announcement with regards to extending the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid 19) Act, the period from 29th March 2020 extending to 9th May 2020, inclusive, (6 weeks in total) is disregarded when calculating any appropriate period,...
31
MAR
2020

Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid 19) Act 2020

Following the enactment of the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid 19) Act 2020, a new provision (Section 251A) has been inserted into the Planning & Development Acts 2000 (as amended). The Government has made an order under Section 251A(4), to the effect that...
24
MAR
2020

Update on publication of submissions

The Forward Planning Team continues to upload hardcopy submissions received in relation to the Draft Plan. This exercise is taking longer than expected as the majority of submissions were made by hardcopy and personal information needs to be redacted before they are uploaded and...
10
MAR
2020

Processing of Submissions received

Approximately 2000 submissions were received as part of the public consultation period which closed on Friday at 4pm. To date 832 submission have been published online. The remaining submissions are hardcopy submissions which must be uploaded and redacted before they are made...
06
MAR
2020

Public Consultation now Closed.

The public consultation for the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2020-2026 has now closed. No further submissions can be considered and will be returned. We would like to thank those who got involved in the process. The team will continue to upload hardcopy submissions that...
06
MAR
2020

Submission period on Draft Plan closes today at 4pm sharp

It will not be possible to accept submissions after 4pm. Any submission received after this time will be returned. As a final reminder, emailed submissions cannot be considered and the only method to make a submission is online at https://consult.meath.ie/ or by hardcopy.
05
MAR
2020

Email submissions cannot be considered and will be returned

As has been extensively publicised throughout the process, there is no provision to make submissions via email. A number of submissions have been received by email and have been returned. The only way to ensure your submission is considered is to make your submission on...
05
MAR
2020

Publication of Submissions

Please note that in accordance with legislation all submissions must be made public. Due to the volume of submissions being received it is taking time to redact personal information from submissions before they are published on https://consult.meath.ie/. Your submission will be...