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Proposed Variation No. 2 of the Castlebar Town and Environs Development Plan 2008-2014

Mayo County Council and Castlebar town Council jointly propose to make a second variation to the Castlebar town and Environs Development Plan 2008-2014 (Variation No.2).  The Reason for the proposed variation is to incorporate a Core Strategy into the Plan,together with consequential and other changes arising from incorporation of the Core Strategy, including amendments to the existing Settlement Strategy, as required by the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2010.

The Purpose of the core Strategy is to ensure that the Plan and objectives are consistent with national and regional development objectives as set out in the National Spatial Strategy and Regional Planning Guidelines 2010-2022.  The proposed variation has been subject to Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Directive Assessment.  The SEA Screening has determined that the proposed variation will not have significant effects on the environment and an environmental report is not required.  The Habitats Directive Assessment has indicated that a full Appropriate Assessment is not required.

The Proposed Variation will be on Public Display between 14th July 2011 and 12th August 2011.  Any Written submissions or observations in respect of the proposed variation to the Plan received during this period will be taken into consideration before the variation is made.  All submission should be in writing, marked "Variation No. 2 Castlebar Town and Environs Plan" and forwarded to:

Mr. Iain Douglas, Senior Planner, Forward Planning Section, Mayo County Council, Aras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

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

The latest date for receipt of submissions is: 5:00p.m. Friday the 12th August 2011.

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Proposed Variation No. 2 Castlebar Town and Environs Plan 2008-2014

Posted: 14/07/2011

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