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R246 Portsalon National School-SRTS Active Travel Scheme

                                                                                                               PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (as amended)

ARTICLE 81

             NOTICE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 81, PART 8 OF THE ABOVE REGULATIONS, RELATING TO A PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY DONEGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

 

Donegal County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out the development of improved pedestrian facilities along a section of the R246 The Fairways Road, Portsalon in the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District.

The proposed footway, measuring approximately 540m in length, will be located in the townland of Croaghross and will introduce both new and improved footpath along the R246 The Fairways Road which extends from Ard Alainn housing estate to west of Croaghross Primary School. The new footway linkage seeks to provide a safe, high quality mobility infrastructure that is accessible, age friendly and maximise comfort to people of all ages and abilities. The project will include the reallocation of overall road space and verge to include new and widened footpaths, traffic calming measures, introduce a designated controlled zebra pedestrian crossing on the R246 The Fairways Road and front of school treatments to improve access designed in accordance with DMURS to create a safer, calmer and more attractive route for pedestrians.

In accordance with the Planning and Development Regulations, Donegal County Council, as a competent authority, has concluded from a Screening Determination, based on an examination of the type, size and nature of the proposed development that there is no likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and as such has determined that an EIA is not required, the details of which are available to the general public.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection (or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy) during normal hours from 9am on Thursday, 03rd November 2022 until 4pm on Tuesday, 06th December 2022 (inclusive) online and at the following location:

 

  • Milford Public Service Centre, Main Street, Milford, Co. Donegal, F92 TD0P

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, and clearly marked ‘R246 Portsalon Active Travel Scheme’, may be made in writing to the County Secretariat at Donegal County Council,  County House, Lifford,  Co. Donegal, F92 Y622 or by email to [email protected] before 4pm on Thursday, 22nd Dec 2022.

 

R246 Portsalon Active Travel Scheme-Part VIII Report

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