Comhairle Chontae Chill Chainnigh
Kilkenny County Council
Notice in Accordance With Section 10 - EC (Public Participation) Regulations 2010
European Communities (Public Participation) Regulations 2010
In accordance with Section 10 – EC (Public Participation) Regulations 2010,
Kilkenny County Council wishes to advise as follows :-
PLANNING FILE REF.NO. 18/858
Applicant : Eoin O’Carroll of Bennettsbridge Limestone Quarries
Development : The development consists of a total area of 36.5 Hectares comprising of the following: Deepening of 13.4 hectares which was previously subject to rock extraction down to 12mOD; Removal of overburden, construction of screening berms and extraction of rock down to 30mOD from a greenfield area consisting of 8.5 hectares; Continuation of use of 11.6 hectares consisting of processing infrastructure (crushing, screening & lime plant), offices, workshop, canteens and toilet facilities , weighbridges, wheelwash facilities, fuel storage area and switch room, settlement lagoons, entrance, haul roads, ESB sub-station and all other ancillary facilities; Continuation of use of existing pre-cast manufacturing facility and associated ancillary works for manufacturing of concrete products, batching of lime products and general storage of products and plant on an area of 3.0 hectares; Landscaping and restoration of the site and all associated ancillary facilities/works; The Applicant is seeking a 20 year permission as part of the planning application. The planning application is accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report and a Natura Impact Statement.
Location of Development : Kilree, Sheastown, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny
Kilkenny County Council made a decision to grant planning permission for the above development on 11th June 2019.
The applicant and any person who made submissions or observations in writing to the Planning Authority in relation to the planning application in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended), may appeal such a decision to An Bord Pleanala.
A person may question the validity of any decision of the Planning Authority by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended).
A person may question the validity of any decision on an appeal by An Bord Pleanala by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended).
Information in relation to making of an appeal may be obtained from An Bord Pleanala’s website at www.pleanala.ie . Also refer to Section 50 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) by Sections 32 and 33 of the Planning & Development Act 2010 – 2018 in relation to judicial review.
Signed: Sean McKeown,
Director of Services