Part 8 - Alterations to Existing Carpark at Carlow County Council, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow

Closed30 Mar, 2023, 9:15am - 16 May, 2023, 5:00pm

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (As amended) Part XI


Alterations to Existing Carpark at Carlow County Council, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow

Proposed Development

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given by Carlow County Council of the proposed minor alterations to their existing car park and extend it out to Andy Murphy Road with a new site entrance, extend the carpark into the former bank premises, along with all ancillary siteworks and boundary treatments at County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow, R93 E7R7. The extension of the carpark is within the curtilage of both Greenville, Athy Road, which is a Protected Structure recorded in the Joint Spatial Plan for the Greater Carlow Graiguecullen Urban Area 2012 - 2018 (as  extended) (Record of Protected Structures (RPS) no. CT33, NIAH 10000619), former Bank of Ireland, Court Place (RPS CT38, NIAH 10000614) and adjoining the Presbyterian Church, Athy Road (RPS no. CT32, NIAH 10000618) and a full Architectural Heritage Impact Assessment report has been prepared and is available for inspection. The proposal has been determined to not materially affect the character of the protected structures in its vicinity. An Environmental Impact Assessment Preliminary Examination, an Appropriate Assessment Screening, an Archaeological Appraisal, and an Architectural Heritage Impact Assessment for the proposed development have been completed and are available for inspection.

Where Can I Get More Information?

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, for a period of 4 weeks from 30/03/2023 at the following locations:

County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow, R93 E7R7 - Monday to Friday 9.15am to 4.30pm.

Plans and particulars are also be available to view here on Carlow County Council’s Consultation Portal.

Submissions & Observations

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated may be made before 5.00pm on Tuesday 16th May 2023 by any of the following methods:

In Writing: addressed to the Planning Department, Carlow Council Council, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow, R93 E7R7, and clearly marked "Council Carpark - Part 8 Process",


Online: at the Carlow County Council Public Consultation Portal -


by Email: by emailing with a subject line clearly noted as "Council Carpark - Part 8 Process"

Please only make your submission by one of the above mediums, i.e. hard copy OR online OR email, not all three options.

Please note that all submissions and observations, including the names of those making such submissions and observations, are subject to public viewing. 

Environmental Considerations

In accordance with Article 81 and 120 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Carlow County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice apply to An Bord Pleanála for an Environmental Impact Assessment Screening Determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.


Director of Services

30th March 2023