Callan Local Area Plan

Kilkenny County Council

Proposed Amendment No. 2 of Callan Local Area Plan 2009-2020


In accordance with Section 20(3) of the Planning & Development Acts 2000-2015, the Planning Authority proposes to amend the Callan Local Area Plan 2009-2020.  It is proposed to extend the development boundary of Callan to include an additional 8 acres at Westcourt with a site specific development objective to provide for a development by Camphill Community at that location.    

The Proposed Amendment, which includes a revised Zoning Map and site specific development objective, is accompanied by an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Report, a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report (which details the likely significant effects if unmitigated on the environment of implementing the proposed amendment to the local area plan) and a Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA).     

The Proposed Amendment and supporting documentation will be published on

A copy of the Proposed Amendment and supporting documentation may also be inspected at the following locations (excluding Bank/Public Holidays) from Friday the 15th of January 2016 to Friday the 26th of February 2016. 

·         Planning Department, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny during office opening hours of 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday.

·         Callan Area Office, Prologue, Callan during the opening hours of 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday.

·         Callan Library, Clonmel Road, Callan during the opening times as follows: Tuesdays 2pm-5pm and 5:30pm-8pm, Wednesdays 10am – 1pm and 2pm -5pm, and Saturdays 10am – 1:30pm. 

Submissions or observations in respect of the Proposed Amendment of the Local Area Plan, in respect of the SEA Environmental Report, AA Natura Impact Report and Strategic Flood Risk Assessment and will be taken into consideration by the Council in deciding upon the proposal. 

Children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are entitled to make submissions or observations in this regard.   Submissions or observations must be received by 5pm Friday the 26th of February 2015.  Submissions or observations may be made online at, in writing to Denis Malone, Senior Planner, Planning Department, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny or by e-mail to   

Maria Melia

Director of Services

15th January 2015



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