Part 8 Stable Lane Carpark Carrick on Suir
Development of new carpark in the townland of Townparks, between Chapel St.(identified as L6711 New Lane on GIS system) and Stable Lane, North of Main St. Carrick on Suir, Co. Tipperary to provide convenient off-street parking in close proximity to Main St. This parking will complement the reduction in parking to Main St. resulting from the Carrick-on-Suir Regeneration Plan. The aim of the Carrick-on-Suir Regeneration plan is improvements in active travel, sense of place, and pedestrian and vulnerable road users’ use. The development of Stable Lane car park aligns with the Carrick-on-Suir Regeneration Plan by providing separate off street parking area and ensuring that parking is provided within a 5-minute walk of main street and the towns attractions.
Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows:
The proposals involve works in the town’s Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) and in the vicinity of a number of protected structures. The proposed works will comprise of the following:
• Provision of primary vehicular entrance to the West from Chapel St.
• Vehicle exit point to Stable Lane to the east.
• Demolition of existing walls, two sheds and concrete yard within the proposed site.
• Demolition of existing boundary wall with Chapel St. and North boundary wall adjacent to Chapel St. to allow reconfiguration of the existing vehicle and pedestrian access points onto Chapel St.
• Demolition of boundary wall with Stable Lane.
• Drainage works to carpark.
• Street lighting to carpark.
• Construction of new Boundary wall to the east of the site along Stable Lane – including vehicle exit point and pedestrian access point.
• Construction of new boundary wall to the North of the site adjacent to the Chapel St entrance.
• New asphalt surface finishes to carpark, laid to falls and surface water run-off will be directed to gulleys.
• Car park with 33 parking spaces, including two number accessible parking bays and two number electrical vehicles charging bays.
• Bicycle Parking Shelter.
• Signage and Linemarking.
• All associated site works.
The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.
Having regard to the information specified under Schedule 7A of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the development, it is determined 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.
Where to view/inspect: Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including Appropriate Assessment (AA) and EIA Screening Reports, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at:
• District Office, New Street, Carrick on Suir, Co Tipperary E32 YV00 – Tel 0818 06 500
During opening hours 7th December 2023 to 12th January 2024:
Details of the proposed development are also available online at: https://planning.localgov.ie
Submissions or observations:
Persons wishing to make a submission or observation with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made, either
• In writing to The District Administrator, Carrick-on-Suir MD, District Office, New Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary or online at the following webpage: https://planning.localgov.ie no later than 4.30pm on 29th January 2024
Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether this development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.