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Stage 3 - Adoption of Plan

Draft Direction from Minister in the matter of Section 31 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 31(7) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), that on the 18th April 2023, a draft direction relating to the Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029 was issued by the Minister. Details of the Draft Direction and Newspaper Notice can be accessed at the links below:

A copy of the Draft Direction may be inspected during normal working hours between Friday 28th April and Thursday 11th May 2023 (both dates inclusive) at the following locations:

  • Áras Contae an Chláir, New Road, Ennis.
  • Shannon Municipal District Office, Town Hall, Shannon.
  • West Clare Municipal District Office, Town Hall, The Square, Kilrush.
  • Ennistymon Area Office, Ennis Road, Ennistymon.
  • Killaloe Municipal District Office, Mountshannon Road, Scarriff.

Submissions/observations on the Draft Direction may be made during the period from 28th of April 2023 to 11th May 2023 (both dates inclusive). A submission/observation can be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • In writing to: Planning Department, Clare County Council, New Road, Ennis, Co Clare. V95 DXP2
  • By email to: devplan@clarecoco.ie . Subject headline should read “Submission to the Draft Direction on the Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029”

The deadline for receipt of submissions/observations is Thursday 11th May 2023. Please note late submissions will not be considered.

Adoption of Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029

The Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029 was adopted by the Elected Members of Clare County Council at a Special Meeting on 9th March 2023. The Plan comes into effect 6 weeks from the date of adoption, on 20th April 2023.

A final adopted Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029 is currently being prepared and graphically designed. In the interim period, an Interim Version of the Clare County Development Plan 2023-2029 has been prepared and is available for viewing below:

Page last reviewed: 11/05/23

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