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Statutory Consultations and Other Public Consultations






Cork City Council is preparing statutory Local Area Plans (LAPs) for the Cork City Docks and Tivoli Docks. The Council made the commitment to prepare LAPS for these Key Development Areas in the Cork City Development Plan 2015 - 2021. The City Docks LAP will replace the South Docks Local Area Plan 2008 and the expired North Docks Local Area Plan 2005. The Tivoli Docks LAP will be a new plan.

As a first step, the City Council undertook a pre-plan issues exploration consultation and invited all stakeholders and interested parties to identify the issues that they felt needed to be addressed in the proposed LAPs and how the areas should be redeveloped. Please click on the links to view the Issues Papers or copies can be obtained from the Planning Counter at Cork City Hall, or you can request a copy by contacting the Planning Policy team on 021-4924086 or 021-4924757.                  

Cork City Docks Issues Paper

Tivoli Docks Issues Paper

Cork City Docks Issues Paper and Tivoli Docks Issues Paper can also be viewed at the following:

  • Cork City Council’s website:
  • Cork City Libraries;
  • Planning Counter at Cork City Hall; or
  • Can be obtained by contacting the Planning Policy team on 021– 492-4086 / 021-492-4757.

Cork City Council held two consultation workshops on Tuesday 20 June 2017. The following report summarises the output from the workshops:

Photo Report Docklands Workshop

Cork City Council invited written submissions from the public to inform the plan-making processes.  The deadline for the receipt of submissions was Friday, 7th July, 2017.

Cork City Council's Planning Department is now preparing a Consultation Report to summarise the issues raised.

Statutory Consultations

The City Council is required to consult on a range of issues, including:

  • The Development Plan process and changes to the plan (“Variations”);
  • Local area plans process and changes to plans;
  • Additions to the Record of Protected Structures;
  • Planning applications which the City Council wishes to grant but which do not conform to the objectives set out in the development plan (called a “material contravention of the development plan”);
  • City Council development proposals requiring planning permission;

This list includes links to current statutory consultations:

Other Public Consultations

The City Council also consults the general public on non-statutory planning issues, including:

  • Area Action Plans and non-statutory stages of consultation in relation to local area plans;
  • Other strategy documents that the City Council is preparing (e.g. the Heritage Plan); and
  • Grants schemes that the Planning and Development Directorate administrate.;

This list includes links to current non-statutory proposals: