Part 8 Grand Canal Greenway - Hazelhatch to 12th Lock

closeddate_range14 Dec, 2018, 9:00am - 4 Feb, 2019, 11:59pm

Notice is hereby given of the proposed provision by South Dublin County Council of the Grand Canal Greenway in the townlands of Hazelhatch, Loughtown Lower, Balscott, Stacumney Cottage, Mullauns, Coolscuddan, Gollierstown, and Ballymakaily. This Part 8 will be subject to a Section 85 agreement dated June 11th 2018 between South Dublin County Council and Kildare County Council and Section 85 agreement approved at the Kildare County Council meeting of 30th July 2018 between Kildare County Council and South Dublin County Council.

 

The proposed Grand Canal Greenway – Hazelhatch to 12th Lock will include the following features:

  • 4.6km of shared walking and cycling Greenway along the existing northern Grand Canal towpath.
  • Path widths will vary from 2.5m to 3.5m in width. Widths will be dictated by existing on site features.
  • Improvements to the existing towpath along the Grand Canal through the provision of a suitable surface i.e.
  • Quarry Dust or Asphalt Tarmac depending on local conditions for pedestrian and cyclists use.
  • Provision of access controls such as pedestrian and cycle friendly gates along the route.
  • Underground utilities and services including: Power ducting, telecom ducting, Public Lighting ducting & CCTV ducting.
  •  All associated ancillary works and integrated landscape plans.

Public Display

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 from Friday 14th December 2018 to 21st January 2019 at the following locations:

  • Online on the Council’s Public Consultation Portal website http://consult.sdublincoco.ie
  •  South Dublin County Council Offices, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24 A3XC between the hours of 9:00am– 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am - 4.30pm on Friday (Inspection only) between the hours of 9:00am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am – 3.30pm on Friday (Inspection and Purchase)
  •  Civic Centre, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, D22 E9X5 between the hours of 9:00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am - 4.30pm on Friday (Inspection only)
  • County Library, Tallaght, Dublin 24 D24 A3EX, between the hours of 9.45am to 8.00pm Mon to Thurs, 9.45am to  4.30pm Fri to Sat. Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends (Inspection only) 
  • Clondalkin Library, Monastery Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 D22 XP03, between the hours of 9:45am – 8.00pm Mon to Thurs, 9.45am – 4.30pm Fri to Sat. Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends (Inspection only)
  •  Lucan Library, Lucan shopping Centre, Newcastle Road, Co. Dublin K78 V295, between the hours of 9:45am – 8.00pm Mon to Thurs, 9.45am – 4.30pm Fri to Sat. Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends (Inspection only)
  •  Kildare County Council Offices, Aras Chill Dara, Naas, Co Kildare between the hours of 9:00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am - 4.30pm on Friday (Inspection only)

 

An Ecological Impact Assessment Report has been prepared in respect of the proposed works. The proposed Scheme has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC).The proposal has undergone screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU and the Planning Authority has determined that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment 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.

 

Making Submissions/Observations

Submissions and observations on the Grand Canal Greenway – Hazelhatch to 12th Lock can be made online and in writing to the addresses below between Friday 14th December 2018 to Monday 4th February 2019 inclusive (excluding Public Holidays) as follows;

  • Online: at https://consult.sdublincoco.ie up to Midnight on the 4th February 2019

OR

By Post up to 4.00pm on the 4th February 2019,  to the

Senior Executive Officer,

Economic Enterprise & Tourism Development Department,

South Dublin County Council, 

County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24

 

Only submissions received by Monday 4th February 2019 and addressed as set out above, will be considered. Submissions cannot be accepted in any other format or to any other postal address. Submissions and observations should state the name, address, and where relevant the body represented however in the interests of data protection interested parties are asked not to include any other personal information when making submissions. All comments including the names of those making the comments, submitted to the Council regarding the Grand Canal Greenway Hazelhatch to 12th Lock will form a report to be presented to South Dublin County Council, and will form part of a public document and the information contained in submissions received will be available for public inspection and made available on the Council’s website and the Council’s public counter.

 

Senior Executive Officer,

Economic Enterprise & Tourism Development Department,

South Dublin County Council,

County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018 apply to all records held by South Dublin County Council. South Dublin County Councils Personal Data Privacy Statements can be viewed at www.sdcc.ie and all personal data will be retained in line with statutory

requirements.