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Longford County Development Plan 2021 - 2027

The County Development Plan is a statutory document prepared by the Planning Authority in accordance with the requirements of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended).  This webpage is designed to keep you up-to-date with the process of the preparation of the Longford County Development Plan 2021-2027 through each stage until the completion of the Plan. 

The County Development Plan preparation process is shown below:

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Stage 4: Material Alterations to Draft Plan - Public Consultation

The Elected Council Members, having considered the Draft Longford County Development Plan 2021‐2027 and the Chief Executive’s Report on submissions received, resolved, following Council meetings dated 14th April, 12th May, 9th June and 21st June 2021, to amend the Draft Plan. These amendments constitute a material alteration to the Draft Longford County Development Plan 2021-2027. Longford County Council has screened the Proposed Material Alterations and has determined that Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA) are required with respect to certain Proposed Material Alterations.

The proposed Material Alterations, the associated SEA Screening Determination and SEA Environmental Report, AA Screening Determination and AA Natura Impact Report were available for public display from Monday 12th July 2021 until 4.00pm on Tuesday 10th August 2021 (both dates inclusive). 

The documents are available to view via the following links:

Proposed Material Alterations to Draft Plan:

SEA, AA of relevant Proposed Material Alterations:

Errata in Proposed Material Alterations to Draft Longford County Development Plan 2021 - 2027:

Volume 2: Appendices

Errata Cover Note - Material Alterations: Volume 2 Appendices

Chief Executive Report on Proposed Material Alterations Consultation Phase

The Chief Executive’s Report on the Material Alterations Consultation Phase was issued to the Elected Members in September 2021 and summarises the submissions received and outlines the Chief Executive’s Responses and Recommendations. 

Please click here to view the Chief Executive Report on the Material Alterations Consultation Phase of the Draft Longford County Development Plan 2021-2027. 

Please click here to see Stage 4: Submissions. 

Privacy Statement

Observations or submissions will be made public on the Council’s website and at the offices of Longford County Council and will also form part of the statutory Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to the full Council.   For further information click HERE to see the Privacy Statement for the County Development Plan Process.

Previous Stages

Stage1: Pre-Draft Development Plan Preparation

Stage2: Draft Plan Preparation

Stage3: Draft Plan Public Consultation