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County Development Plan Review - Clare County Council

Clare County Council officially commenced, on the 18th September 2020, the review of the existing Clare County Development Plan 2017-2023 and is currently preparing a new Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029.

Every six years a Planning Authority is legally obliged to make a new County Development Plan which must set out the strategic spatial vision and future direction for the County. Clare County Council has commenced the process of preparing a new County Development Plan 2023-2029 which is a two-year statutory process.

The County Development Plan sets out the overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of the County over a 6 year period and must align with the national and regional framework of strategies, polices and guidelines.

There are various stages involved in the preparation of a Development Plan and the process is set out below. This current stage is Stage 2 'Public Display of Draft Plan' and includes the display of the Draft Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029. During this and the subsequent stages, the Planning Authority will consult with the public to encourage and facilitate public participation in the preparation of the new Development Plan.

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