Proposed Development of Additional Salt Barn, New Mechanical Services Depot and 2no. New Diesel Pumps with Associated Underground Fuel Storage Tanks at the Existing Palmerstown Depot, Adjoining The Deadman's Inn, Old Lucan Road, Dublin 20.

Opendate_range22 Aug, 2022, 3:08pm - 3 Oct, 2022, 5:00pm

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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 DEVELOPMENT OF ADDITIONAL SALT BARN, NEW MECHANICAL SERVICES DEPOT AND 2NO. NEW DIESEL PUMPS WITH ASSOCIATED UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE TANKS AT THE EXISTING PALMERSTOWN DEPOT, ADJOINING THE DEADMAN’S INN, OLD LUCAN ROAD, DUBLIN 20.

The works comprise of:

  • Construction of an additional Salt Barn
  • New Mechanical Services Depot for servicing of SDCC vehicles and plant consisting of new vehicle maintenance workshop and ancillary support services including offices, canteen, storage and sanitary facilities.
  • 2no. new diesel pumps with associated underground fuel storage tanks.
  • Modifications to existing Salt Barn site entrance. New site entrance and exit with security hut and entrance gates
  • New Wastewater Treatment System and percolation area to EPA guidelines
  • General site works, including new access and circulation driveways, vehicle parking bays, hard and soft landscaping, granite clad blockwork boundary walls to match existing and metal railings.

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 publication of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment. The plans and particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection online on the Council’s Public Consultation portal  http://consult.sdublincoco.ie during the period from Monday 22nd August 2022 to 5.00pm on Monday 19th September 2022.

Persons wishing to inspect drawings and particulars of the proposed development in person can do so as follows:

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 Monday 22nd August 2022 to Monday 19th September 2022 only; at the Planning Department counter in the offices of South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 between the hours 10.00am – 12.00 noon & 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday, and available online on the Consultation Portal http://consult.sdublincoco.ie

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development will be situated, may be made in writing up to 5.00pm on Monday 3rd October 2022 and may be submitted by post to:

Senior Executive Officer,

Environment, Water & Climate Change,

South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 YNN5.

Or

Online at https://consult.sdublincoco.ie up to 5.00pm on Monday 3rd October 2022

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 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council. South Dublin County Council’s Personal Data Privacy Statements can be viewed at www.sdcc.ie and all personal data will be retained in line with statutory requirements.

Date of Public Notice: 22nd of August 2022

Teresa Walsh, Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change, South Dublin County Council.