A public information seminaron the Celbridge Local Area Plan will not take place
The document willl guide growth and development in the area for six years, on its adoption.
Proposed changes to it went on public display on Tuesday
It has sparked concern in the town as it makes provision for the construction of 3,200 new homes.
Residents' associations have held several public meetings on the matter
Sinn Fein Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District Cllr. Íde Cussen, is asking the council to hold public consultation on those alterations.
The council says, in response:
The Draft Celbridge Local Area Plan 2017-2023 with Proposed Material Alterations will be on display at Celbridge Library, at Aras Chill Dara and on the council website for a period in excess of 4 weeks from the 16 May 2017 to 14 June 2017. In addition the Planning department has issued information regarding the
public consultation to the Kildare Public Participation Network (PPN) for distribution to its members and the council will also publicise details of the Material Amendments
on its social media platforms for the duration of the public consultation. Details will also appear on the news feed of the Kildare County Council website.
Given the extent of the programme of Local Area Plans currently being prepared, the Planning department is not in a position to commit to a public consultation session in
Celbridge Library regarding Material Alterations to the Draft Celbridge Local Area Plan during the forthcoming public consultation stage.