OPR issues Notice pursuant to section 31AM(8) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) – Meath County Development Plan 2021-2027
Meath County Council has been made aware that the Office of the Planning Regulator has issued a Notice to Minister Peter Burke, pursuant to Section 31AM(8) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) whereby it states that the Development Plan has not been made in a manner consistent with recommendations of the Office, which required specific changes to the Development Plan to ensure consistency with;
- the Planning System and Flood Risk Management Guidelines for Planning Authorities (November 2009)
- the national policy objectives (NPOs) of Project Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework (the NPF) and the regional policy objectives (RPOs) of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (the RSES)
and as a consequence of the above, the Development Plan made by Meath County Council fails to set out an overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of the area concerned, which is a breach of the requirements of the Act. A copy of the notice is available to view here.