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Variation 1 and 2

Variation 1 and 2

South Dublin County Council has initiated variations of the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022 in accordance with Section 13 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended). 
The proposed variations relate to the following:
Proposed Variation No.1 - Zoning Amendment to Lands at Grangecastle West
It is proposed to change the zoning objective of 193 hectares of land from zoning objective RU (Rural and Agriculture) to objective EE (Enterprise and Employment). These lands are located in the townlands of Loughtown Upper and Milltown, which are south of the Grand Canal and west and north of the R120, adjoining the existing Grange Castle Business Park. It is also proposed to realign the indicative route for the Western Dublin Orbital Route (North).
The reason for the proposed variation is to ensure the availability of sufficiently zoned land for enterprise and employment in an established economic cluster that has been subject to significant investment in high quality infrastructure and services, thereby facilitating the future growth and development of employment and enterprise opportunities in South Dublin County in a sustainable and orderly planning manner.
Changes are proposed to Map Sheet No. 3 and No. 4.
The following documents relate to this proposed variation: 
Zoning Map
Planning Report
SEA Screening and Scoping Report
SEA Environmental Report 
SEA Non-Technical Summary
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment
Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and Determination
Proposed Variation No.2 - Vacant Site Levy
The proposed variation provides for the incorporation of new requirements introduced by the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 in respect of the implementation of the Vacant Site Levy in the written statement.
In accordance with the provisions of the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015, the proposed variation provides for the inclusion of mandatory objectives for the development and renewal of areas that are in need of residential development and/or regeneration and the identification of areas in need of residential development and/or regeneration which may be subject to the application of the vacant site levy in the future.
Additional text and objectives have been proposed to Chapters 1, 2 and 11 of the Written Statement. No changes have been made to the maps.
The following documents relate to this proposed variation: 
Planning Report
SEA Screening Report and Determination
AA Screening Report and Determination
Public Display
The Proposed Variations No. 1 and No. 2 of the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022 along with accompanying planning and environmental reports are being placed on public display and may be inspected from Friday 16th February 2018 to Friday 16th March 2018 (both dates inclusive) during normal opening hours at County Hall Tallaght, the Civic Offices Clondalkin and in County Library, Tallaght and all Local Branch Libraries during normal opening hours for each library (excluding Bank Holidays).
Making a submission
Written submissions or observations with respect to these proposed variations can be made in writing to the address below no later than 4.00pm 16th March 2018 (12.00 midnight if made online).
Submissions should be in ONE medium only and include the full name and address of the person making the submission, details of organisation, community group or company represented where relevant and clearly marked – Proposed Variation No. 1 South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022 -Grangecastle West or Proposed Variation No. 2 South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022- Vacant Site Levy.
As an online facility has been provided for your convenience, e-mail submissions will not be accepted.
Submissions or observations can be made as follows:
On Line: https://consult.sdublincoco.ie up to 12.00 midnight on 16th March 2018.
OR
By Post: 
Senior Executive Officer, 
Forward Planning Section, 
Land Use, Planning and Transportation Department, 
South Dublin County Council, 
County Hall, Tallaght,
Dublin 24

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