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  • Planning Act 2010 – More Sections Commenced

    Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2011

    The Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2011 came into effect on 21st September, 2011. This order commenced a number of sections of the 2010 Act including, inter alia:

    The requirement to carry out an Appropriate Assessment* in preparing a Local  Area Plan

    The provision that there shall be no presumption in law that any land zoned in a particular local area plan shall remain so zoned in any subsequent local area plan.Section 12(d):

    In the event of a re-advertisement of Further Information, the relevant period is 4 weeks from the receipt of the notice by the Planning Authority (or 8 weeks in the case of an EIS of a NIS**):

    *Appropriate Assessment refers to the assessment of the impact of a proposed development on Natura 2000 sites (SACs and SPAs)

    **Natura Impact Study – study carried out where appropriate assessment screening establishes that a proposed development is likely to have a potential impact on a Natura 2000 site.

    Published on November 21, 2011 By:David Mulcahy · Filed under: Planning Legislation; Tagged as: , ,
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