FAQ 2017-10-26T20:03:23+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

A copy Variation No.1 to the Cork County Development Plan 2014 may be inspected each working day, exclusive of public holidays, between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. from 27th October 2017 to Friday 24th November 2017, at the following locations:

  1. Planning Department, Floor 1, County Hall, Cork.
  2. Planning Department, Norton House, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
  3. Cork County Council Divisional Office, Annabella, Mallow.
  4. County Library and Branch Libraries – Please check at your local library regarding opening times, internet access and availability of PCs for accessing electronic format.
  5. Online viewing for desktop PCs, tablets and smartphones at www.corkcocodevplan.com at all times.

Copies of the documents may be requested by phone (Tel: 021-4285900) or collected from the Planning Department, Floor 1, County Hall between the hours of 9.30am and 4.00pm during the above period.

All accompanying background documents relating to the Variation Process are also available Online at www.corkcocodevplan.com at all times.

If you have any queries with regard to the policy content of the Variation documents arising from viewing them at the above locations, please contact the Cork County Council Planning Policy Unit at 021-4285900.

Submissions or observations regarding Proposed Variation No.1 of the Cork County Development Plan, 2014 are hereby invited from members of the public, children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children and other interested parties during the period 27th October 2017 to 4pm on Friday 24th November 2017.

Submissions may be made in either of the following two ways:

  • On-line via http://www.corkcocodevplan.com/ following the instructions provided

OR

  • In written form to the Senior Planner, Planning Policy Unit, Cork County Council, Floor 13, County Hall, Cork. T12R2NC.

All such submissions lodged within the above period and prior to the close of business at 4.00pm on Friday 24th November 2017, will be taken into consideration in the finalisation of Proposed Variation No.1 of the Cork County Development Plan, 2014

To avoid delay and congestion the public are advised to make their submissions or observations to the Council well in advance of the closing date.

The County Council regrets that submissions made by e-mail cannot be accepted

A copy of the Cork County Development Plan 2014 may be inspected each working day, exclusive of public holidays, between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. at the following locations:

1. Planning Department, Floor 1, County Hall, Cork.
2. Planning Department, Norton House, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
3. Cork County Council Divisional Office, Annabella, Mallow.
4. County Library and Branch Libraries – Please check at your local library regarding opening times, internet access and availability of PCs for accessing electronic format.
5. Online viewing for desktop PCs, tablets and smartphones at www.corkcoco.ie at all times.

All accompanying background documents relating to the County Development Review Process are also available Online at www.corkcoco.ie at all times.

If you have any queries with regard to the policy content of the documents arising from viewing them at the above locations, please contact the Cork County Council Planning Policy Unit at 021-4285900.

The aim of the Map Browser is to give the public access to the small scale detailed development plan policy map versions of all the key large scale policy maps contained in the Development Plan, Volume 1 “Main Policy Material” while also providing information on the important heritage and environmental features listed in Volume 2 “Heritage and Amenity”. This allows the public to be better informed about the policies in the plan, how they may affect the county and assist them in making more informed submissions on planning matters.

The Cork County Development Plan is a 4 Volume Plan set out as follows:

• Volume 1: Main Policy Material.
• Volume 2: Heritage and Amenity.
• Volume 3: SEA Statement and Natura Impact Report.
• Volume 4: Maps.

Availability:

 Volume  Print  CD  Online
1  √
2  –  √
3  –  √
4

Volumes 1 to 4 of the Plan are available online for inspection and download from the County Council’s website www.corkcoco.ie.

Volumes 1, 2 and 3 are available on CD at no charge. The CD also contains the Joint Housing Strategy, the Draft Metropolitan Cork Joint Retail Strategy and the Amendments (Housing Density) to the Electoral Area Local Area Plans 2011.

Volume 1 including the CD is available to purchase for €20 at the Planning Departments Public Counter, Floor 1, County Hall, Cork.

The Cork County Development Plan sets out the overall strategy for the proper planning and sustainable development of the County and generally consists of a written statement and accompanying maps.

It sets out the County’s planning policy in relation to issues such as:
• Core Strategy,
• Housing,
• Rural Coastal and Islands
• Social and Community infrastructure,
• Economy and Employment,
• Town Centres and Retail,
• Tourism,
• Energy and Digital Economy,
• Transport & Mobility,
• Water Services, Surface Water and Waste,
• Heritage,
• Green Infrastructure and Environment.
• Land Use and Zoning
• Putting the Plan into Practice