Presentation on theme: "Forward Planning. 3 components: i) Forward planning Plans (County Development Plan and 12 Local Area Plans) Strategies (Housing/Retail/Wind) Studies (Housing."— Presentation transcript:
3 components: i) Forward planning Plans (County Development Plan and 12 Local Area Plans) Strategies (Housing/Retail/Wind) Studies (Housing Land Availability) Input into other plans (Local Economic and Community Plan) ii) Heritage Built, natural & archaeological heritage (Heritage Plan) iii) Conservation Record of Protected Structures
Wider Context National Planning Framework replacing National Spatial Strategy… Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies of the three Regional Assemblies to run from 2016-2022.... Office of Planning Regulator - evaluate and assess plans, report to Minister, undertake research.... Planning Policy Statement – community shape process, coordinate local authorities and other bodies, provide guidance.... Infrastructure planning by Irish Water, National Transport Authority, energy grid operators.... New economic realities require a more focused approach.. Wider policy context: climate change adaptation, transitioning to a low carbon economy, economic development, environmental protection..
Kildare County Development Plan 2017 - 2023 Council document – transcends all functions and areas Evidence based, open, transparent and inclusive Sets out an overall strategy for proper planning and sustainable development of county Includes 20 village plans, 21 rural settlement strategies and 5 environs plans. Establishes the policy framework for: – Planning application decisions – Developments by Council - houses, roads etc (Part 8) – Delivery and co-ordination of infrastructure 4
7 key stages – 6 year life How a County Development Plan is put together 1 – Pre-reviewStrategic issues paper 2 – Initial Public Consultation(a)Statutory notice (b)Issues Paper (c)Review submissions 3 - Preparation of DocumentationPrepare Draft Plan 4 – Public ConsultationDisplay Draft Plan / consideration of submissions 5 – 2 nd Display (if required)Display of any Material Amendment(s) to Draft Plan 6 – Completion of ProcessAdoption of Plan 7 – Post PlanImplement/monitor Subject to Strategic Environmental Assessment /Appropriate Assessment /Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 5 We are here !
99 week review process Commenced2 April 2015 Completed 23 February 2017 Operational 23 March 2017 Public key input into the following stages: Issues Paper draft Development Plan Amendments to draft Development Plan Draft Development Plan is adopted by elected members Timeline 6
8 week consultation period – 2 April to 29 May Newspaper Notice Publication of Issues Paper Poster On line or hard copy submissions Information Sessions – each MD Issues Paper
Topics 1.Strategic Direction/Vision; 2.Population and Housing; 3.Economic Development, Enterprise and Employment; 4.Movement and Transportation; 5.Infrastructure 6.Environment; 7.Social, Community and Cultural Development; 8.Urban Design and Architecture; 9.Landscape and Heritage; 10.Rural Development and Natural Resources; and 11.Tourism Issues Paper
Typically for towns with a population 5000+ Lasts for 6 years Review can be deferred Must be consistent with the objectives of the county development plan, its core strategy, and regional planning guidance Contents – zoning objectives; – objectives for phased development, community facilities, amenities and on standards for design of development 9 Local Area Plans
7 key stages 10 Local Area Plans 1 – Pre-reviewBackground research 2 – Initial Public Consultation(a)Statutory notice (b)Issues Paper (c)Review submissions 3 - Preparation of DocumentationPrepare Draft Local Area Plan 4 – Public ConsultationDisplay Draft Local Area Plan/ consideration of submissions 5 – 2 nd Display (if required)Display of any Material Amendment(s) to Draft Local Area Plan 6 – Completion of ProcessAdoption of Local Area Plan 7 – Post PlanImplement/monitor Subject to SEA/AA/SFRA
11 18 to 35 weeks to complete from date draft Local Area plan is placed on public display Members key input into the following stages: Adoption of draft Development Plan CEO’s Report on Submissions made on the draft Development Plan Adoption of the Development Plan Review of Local Area Plan