Part 8 Consultation for Delivery of a new public square in Tallaght Town centre
South Dublin County Council
Proposed New Works
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 - 2018
Part 8 PUBLIC NOTICE
Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposal to construct the following development by South Dublin County Council:
PROPOSED NEW PUBLIC SQUARE AT TALLAGHT LUAS STOP AND IMPROVED PUBLIC SPACE IN FRONT OF RUA RED ARTS CENTRE AND THE CIVIC THEATRE, TALLAGHT, DUBLIN
Development of public realm works totaling approximately c. 0.5 Ha at lands adjoining Belgard Square West, Tallaght (The Square) Luas Stop and The Square Carpark, and a second red line area abutting Tallaght Cultural Quarter including:
- delivery of a new public square adjacent to the existing Tallaght Luas stop and the future proposed Bus Connects interchange, along with an improved public space in front of Rua Red Arts Centre. The two spaces will be a continuation of the Tallaght public realm scheme from Cookstown to the County Hall as approved under separate Part 8 application reg. ref: SD208/0005 in 2020. This proposal is supported by URDF funding as part of Project Ireland 2040.
- Proposed works to include a new information point totem and feature streetlights
- Proposed works to include extension of outdoor seating to Rua Red and Betelnut cafes to include parasols, tables and chairs and associated works
All ancillary site development and landscape works, including public lighting, repaving, furniture, seating, pathways, planting, surface water drainage, boundaries, and road surface upgrade to part of Blessington Road.
The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU. The Planning Authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development. The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an EIA is not required.
Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy for a period of four weeks from Thursday 5th August 2021 only by appointment at the offices of South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24, and available online on the Consultation Portal. http://consult.sdublincoco.ie
Submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made as follows: Online at https://consult.sdublincoco.ie up to 11.59pm on Thursday 16th September 2021
Written submissions not later than 4.30pm, on Thursday 16th September 2021
Please address your submission to:
A/Senior Executive Officer,
South Dublin County Council,
County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 YNN5
NOTE: Please make your submission by one medium only. All submissions should include your name and a contact address. It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act, 1997-2006 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council.
Planning Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
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