Part 8 Planning - Change of use and refurbishment of existing commercial/residential property to 2 residential units at Main Street, Borris, Co. Carlow

Closed12 Jul, 2022, 9:00am - 26 Aug, 2022, 4:30pm

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Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given by Carlow County Council of the proposed change of use and refurbishment of the existing commercial/residential property to 2 residential units at Main Street, Borris, Co. Carlow, including an extension to the rear and associated site works. The development is located within the Borris Architectural Conservation Area and the building is a protected structure (RPS No. CW199). A conservation report relating to the works has been prepared and is available for inspection. 

An Appropriate Assessment Screening Report for the proposed development has been completed and is available for inspection.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy for a period of 4 weeks from 12th July 2022 at Carlow County Council, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow, R93 E7R7 from Monday – Friday 9.15a.m. to 4.30p.m.

Plans and particulars for the proposed development including all reports will also be available for inspection online at A submission or observation in relation to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made before 4.30pm on 26th August 2022;

In writing, to the Local Authority: Planning Department, Carlow County Council, County Buildings, Athy Road, Carlow or;

By e-mail with the subject line “Development at Lower Main Street Borris, Co. Carlow” or;

Online at Carlow County Council’s public consultation portal at

Note 1: Please make your submission by one medium only (i.e. hard copy or by email or online).

Note 2: Submissions or observations received are subject to public viewing.

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