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St Johnston Safe Routes to School Active Travel

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)
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 R236 and L-5354 Chapel Road, St. Johnston in the Lifford/Stranorlar Municipal District.

 

The proposed footway, measuring approximately 550m in length, will be located in the townland of Saint Johnstown and will introduce both new and improved footpath from the R236 Derry Road from the existing pedestrian crossing adjacent Coís Abhaínn housing estate to Main Street/L-5354 Chapel Road Junction. 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 which will include widened footpaths, introduce designated pedestrian crossings including upgrading the existing pedestrian crossing to provide a safer, calmer and more attractive route to St Baithin’s National School.

 

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, 9th June 2022 until 4pm on Tuesday, 19th July 2022 (inclusive) online and at the following location:

  • Lifford Public Service Centre, County House, The Diamond, Lifford, Co. Donegal, F93 Y622.


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 ‘St. Johnston Safe Routes to School 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, 4th Aug 2022.

 

Part 8 Report-St Johnston Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Active Travel Scheme

Part 8 Proposed Outline Drawings - St Johnston SRTS Active Travel Scheme

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