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Proposed Amendments to the Draft Mayo County Development Plan 2008-2014

Proposed Amendments

The Draft Mayo County Development Plan is comprised of a suite of documents.  The following table indicates which of these documents have proposed amendments.

Documents and Amendments
 Document Proposed Amendments? 
 Executive Summary  No
 County Development Plan-Written Statement  Yes
 Mayo Housing Strategy  Yes
 Mayo County Retail Strategy  Yes
 Wind Energy Strategy  Yes
 Record of Protected Structures including proposed additions  Yes
 Landscape Appraisal of County Mayo  No
 Draft Rural Housing Design Guidelines  Yes
 Strategic Environmental Assessment (including a non-technical summary)  n/a

Proposed Amendments

  1. Proposed Amendments to Draft Mayo County Development Plan 2008-2014 -Preface ( 1. Explanatory introduction to Proposed Amendments (64kb; pdf))
  2. Proposed Amendments to the Draft Mayo County Development Plan 2008-2014- 2.Written Statement (1.8 mb; pdf).
  3. Environmental Report Addendums

Making Written Submissions/Observations

Any written submissions or observations received on or before 3rd March 2008, will be taken into consideration before the making of the Mayo County Development Plan 2008 - 2014.

Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed amendments to the Draft Plan must be clearly marked 'Proposed Amendments to Draft Mayo County Development Plan'. The relevant reference of the proposed amendment should be quoted on the written submission/observation.

Written submissions or observations with respect to Addendum I and Addendum II of the Environmental Report of the Draft County Development Plan Strategic Environmental Assessment, must be clearly marked 'Submission/SEA Draft Mayo County Development Plan’.

All written submissions or observations must state the name and address of the person or body making the submission or observation and must be forwarded to:

Ms. Dette Cunningham,
Senior Executive Planner,
Forward Planning Section,
Mayo County Council,
Aras an Chontae,
Co Mayo.

Submissions/Observations may also be made by e-mail to the following address:

The latest date for receipt of written submissions/observations is 5.00 p.m. on Monday 3rd March 2008.



























Forward Planning Updates


The Northern and Western Regional Assembly made the first Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the Northern and Western Region at its January Meeting held on 24th January 2020. The RSES comes into immediate effect. The RSES is available to view on 


The re-commencement of the review of the Mayo County Development Plan 2014-2020 shall take place within 13 weeks of the adoption of the RSES. Updates on the preparation of the new Mayo County Development Plan will be available on this website in due course.




At its April 2019 meeting, the Northern & Western Regional Assembly resolved to Materially Amend the Draft Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy (published in November 2018).   

These amendments are now available to view on , together with the accompanying SEA & AA documentation.

 It is open to any individual or party to make a written submission on the Material Amendments to the Draft. They can do so between 4th Aug – 11th Oct. 2019 either via the email to  or by sending their submission to the following address:

 RSES Material Alteration Submissions, Northern & Western Regional Assembly, The Square, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. All submissions will be considered prior to the adoption of the RSES, anticipated to be finalized before the end of 2019. 



In accordance with the provisions of Section 169 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 – 2019, the documents below are required to be kept  on public display for a period of at least 6 weeks from Wednesday 29th May 2019.

Written submissions/observations should be clearly marked,

“Ireland West Airport Knock SDZ” and sent to the Forward Planning Section, Mayo County Council, Aras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. F23 WF90, or they can be emailed to 

Please Note the Submission/Observation period for the IWAKSDZ is now closed.

Mayo County Development Plan Review Process is paused until after the Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy (RSES) is published.

The RSES is due to be published in early 2019, please check back then for further updates on the preparation of the County Development Plan.


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