Proposed Development of a Town Park at Ninch, Laytown

Proposed Development of a Town Park at Ninch, Laytown

Proposed Development of a Town Park at Ninch, Laytown


Notice of Application to An Bord Pleanála for Approval

Proposed development of a Town Park at Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath.


Pursuant to Section 177AE of the Planning & Development Act 2000-2022 and the requirements of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2023 notice is hereby given that Meath County Council intends to make an application for approval to An Bord Pleanála to carry out development in the townland of Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath.


The proposed development of a Town Park comprises of the following:


  1. The creation of formal and informal play spaces.


  1. The provision of new pathways and improvement of existing pathways including a new pedestrian road crossing and a boardwalk over the dunes.


  1. The creation of an open space for flexible-use (events, gathering, markets, leisure, informal sport games).


  1. All associated and ancillary site works associated with the proposed development including landscaping, signage and street furniture.


A Natura Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the proposed development.

An Bord Pleanála may approve the proposed development in whole or in part, with or without specified modifications, or it may refuse to approve the proposed development.


The Natura Impact Statement together with all Plans and Particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection free of charge or may be purchased on payment of a small fee (which fee shall not exceed the reasonable cost of making such a copy) during public opening hours within the period 3rd July 2023 to 16th August 2023, inclusive, at the following locations:



Submissions and observations are invited relating to –


  1. The implications of the proposed development for the proper planning and sustainable development of the area concerned,
  2. The likely effects on the environment of the proposed development, and
  3. The likely significant effects of the proposed development on a European site, if carried out.


Submissions or observations can only be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, not later than 5.30pm on 16th August 2023.


All submissions must be labelled with the following project name: Meath County Council Laytown Park Project, Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath.


A person may question the validity of a decision by An Bord Pleanála 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 and Development Act 2000-2022, Practical information in respect of the judicial review process can be accessed on or


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