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Part X1 Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended
Part 8 ( Planning & Development) Regulations 2001, as amended

When a Local Authority proposes to carry out certain types of works such as the provision of roads or other infrastructure it must publish its proposals and invite submission from the public.

Details of the Council proposals can be viewed online by clicking on the Ref No link below 

 
 Ref No Address Development Description
P814002 Main Street, Enfield, Co. Meath

The development consists of a new playground accesed from the main street, perimeter fencing, public lighting, all necessary services, utilities and associated ancillary site works.

P813010 Development along the R135 (former N2) within Ashbourne

‘In accordance with the above regulations, Meath County Council proposes to carry out development along the R135 (former N2) within Ashbourne. The proposed development consists of Phase II of the Ashbourne Main Street Refurbishment Scheme. The works will commence and tie into Phase I of the Scheme, to the north of Dunnes Stores and extend northwards to the Rath roundabout on the N2 and to the south of the Castle Street and Bridge Street junction extending southwards to the Nine Mile Stone roundabout on the R125. The proposed development will have an overall length of circa 3.2 kilometers. 

The Proposed Phase II works will consist of: 

a) Provision of new cycle track/lanes on both sides of the R135 from the Rath roundabout on the N2 to the Nile Mile Stone roundabout at the Ratoath Road (R125).
b) Enhanced pedestrian and cyclist facilities will be provided at each junction along the route, including additional traffic signals and pedestrian crossings to allow integration with the wider network.
c) The provision of sections of new footpath.
d) The reduction in width of the existing road carriageway in order to facilitate the new cycle tracks.
e) The provision of improved signage, road markings, surfacing and public lighting necessary to provide the above.
f)  Utility diversions as necessary. 

The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Development Acts 2000- 2013’.

P8/13007
P8/13008
  ‘In accordance with the above regulations Meath County Council proposes to construct a shared pedestrian and cycle greenway facility along the disused Navan to Kingscourt rail line. The proposed greenway facility commences at Blackwater Park, Rathaldron Road, Navan and terminates at Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. The existing rail line commences in the administrative area of Meath County Council at Simonstown, Navan and continues as far as the townland of Boynagh, south of Kingscourt. The rail line then meanders across the county boundary into Co. Cavan before re-entering Co. Meath at 2 further locations in the townlands of Boynaghbought and finally at Derumgill, adjacent to the former Kingscourt railway station.

The proposed development, which is the subject of this Part 8, will include the following:

(a) Provision of an unbound stone surface with quarry dust for pedestrian and cyclist use of approximately 3 metres in width over the majority of the route with narrower sections of between 2 and 3 metres in places where the existing rail line is in fill or cut;
(b) Optional dressing of top soil and approved grass seed mix provided along unbound stone surface;
(c) Provision of access controls (pedestrian/cycle friendly gates), road markings and traffic calming measures at all road crossings of proposed greenway which will replace existing level crossings;
(d) Construction of timber post and rail fencing in sections where the greenway is on an embankment;
(e) Provision of suitable surface finish at crossing points for farm access which may comprise of a concrete pad;
(f) Maintenance of existing drains along with provision of covered land drainage pipes in narrower sections of the greenway;
(g) Construction of a bridge over the N52 where the existing bridge was damaged by a vehicle collision;
(h) Widening of existing footpath from junction of Clonmagadden Road to existing level crossing on Rathaldron Road to provide 3.5 – 4 metre wide footpath and off road cycle track.

The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Development Acts 2000- 2011. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site’
P8/13005 Gardenrath Road
Gardenrath
Co Meath 
Proposes to construct circa 500 metres of 3-4 metre wide shared footpath/cycle path, within Kells, commencing at the existing VEC school grounds adjacent to the swimming pool at Jim Brunnock Road (L28116) within the townland of Townspark connecting into the proposed footpath/cycle path from the Gardenrath Road (L-2813).

The proposed development, which is the subject of this Part 8, will include the following: 14 no. 6 m public lighting columns, : 520m of 1.3m high 4 rail timber post fence, The proposed development forms part of an overall development of cira 640 metres of shared footpath/cycle path jointly within the administrative areas of Kells Town Council and Meath County Council.
A separate Part 8 Application has been prepared for the section of the facility in Kells Town Council administrative area.
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Developmement Acts, 2000-2013
P8/13004 Gardenrath Road
Gardenrath
Co. Meath  
Construct cira 170 metres of 3-4 metre wide shared footpath/cycle path, within Kells, commencing at the Gardenrath Road (L-2813) in the townland of Gardenrath and connecting into the proposed footpath from the existing VEC school grounds adjacent to the swimming pool at Jim Brunnock Road (L28116).

The proposed development, which is the subject of this Part 8, will include the following :5 no 6 m public lighting columns, :50m of 1.3m high 4 rail timber post fence, :66m of 2m high galvanised security Palisade fence.
The proposed development forms part of an overall development of cira 640 metres of shared footpath/cycle path jointly within the administrative areas of Kells Town Council and Meath County Council.
A separate Part 8 application has been prepared for the section of the facility in Meath County Council administrative area.
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC)and the Planning and Development Acts, 2000-2012
P8/13003 McLoughlan Bridge in
Townland of Ferrans to Townland of Croby 
Proposals to construct circa 21km of a shared pedestrian and cycle greenway facility along the towpath and lands adjacent to the Royal Canal from the Kildare border at McLoughlin Bridge in the Townland of Ferrans to the Westmeath border in the townland of Croby.

The proposed development, which is the subject of this Part 8, will include the following:
(a) improvements to the existing towpath along the Royal Canal by providing a suitable surface i.e. quarry dust, surface dressing or bituminous bound surfacing depending on local conditions for pedestrian and cyclist use;
(b) provision of access controls (pedestrian/cycle friendly gates), road markings traffic calming, kerbing and implementation of one-way traffic yield system and associated signage at: 1) Cloncurry Bridge (L-6227-0) 2) Hill of Down Bridge (R161) 3) Blackshade Bridge (L-8030-0) 4) Ballasport Bridge (L-8020-0)
(c) 2 no. 150mm duct along the full length of the greenway facility;
(d) provision of a toucan crossing at the Canal Bridge (R148) in Enfield which is included within the Record of Protected Structures (MH048-200);
(e) provision of road marking and associated signage at McLoughlin Bridge and Lock (L-6211-46) which is included in the Record of Protected Structures (MH049-100);
(f) provision of safety rail at the Longwood Aqueduct and Boyne Aqueduct which are included within the Record of Protected Structures.

The development will be located adjacent to the Royal Canal and at the above bridges. The development has been the subject to an Appropriate Assessment Screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2012 
P8/13002 Drogheda Ramparts to
Oldbridge Estate,
Co Meath 

To construct a premium pedestrian and cycle greenway facility adjacent to Oldbridge Road from Drogheda Ramparts at Rathmullan Road to the entrance of Oldbridge Estate in the Townlands of Rathmullan and Oldbridge respectively.

The development will include the following:
A) Provision of circa 1.6km of segregated pedestrian and cycle facility.
B) Implementation of one-way traffic system, westbound, on Oldbridge Road (L-16014)between Rathmullan Road and Sheephouse Road (L-16012-13).
Re-alignment of Oldbridge Road and Sheephouse Road Junction to facilitate one-way traffic system.
D) Introduction of traffic calming measures on Oldbridge Road between Sheephouse Road Junction and Oldbridge Estate.
E) Provision for new public parking facility with approximately 60 no. parking spaces.
F) New road drainage and associated works where required.
G) Associated road markings and signage. The development will be located on the following roads: (1) Northern side of Oldbridge Road (L-16014) and (2) Both sides of Sheephouse Road (L-16012-13) at the junction with Oldbridge Road.
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment Screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and the Planning & Developments Acts 2000-2012 

P8/13001

Johnstown Wood
Johnstown,
Navan 

A) Provision of circa 2.3km of segregated cycle track and footpath.
b) The repositioning of public lighting columns.
c) 3 No. speed tables on the St. Stephens National School access road through Johnstown Wood development.
d) Removal of existing signalized pedestrian crossings on the roundabout at the Bothar Sion and Metges Road.
e) Safety improvements at the roundabout at the Bothar Sion and Metges Road, including pedestrian/cyclist zebra crossings on all arms of the roundabout.
f) New road drainage and associated works where required.
g) Associated road markings and signage and
h) Parking restrictions along St. Stephens National School access road through Johnstown Wood. The development will occur on both sides of the following roads: 1) Bothar Sion (L-50555-1). 2) St. Stephens National School access road through Johnstown Wood development. 3) Metges Road (L-5055-5) from junction with Kentstown Road to entrance of Boyne View/Millbrook/Spire View development. The development has been subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43EEC) and the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2012

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