Morrisons Island Public Realm And Flood Defence Project

Cork City Council has sought the approval of An Bord Pleanála for proposed development works at Morrison’s Island, Cork City.

The text of a public newspaper notice published on 12th December 2018 in the Irish Examiner is included below.

Morrison’s Island Public Realm And Flood Defence Project

Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

Notice pursuant to: Section 177AE of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

Notice is hereby given that Cork City Council proposes to seek the approval of An Bord Pleanála for proposed development works at Morrison’s Island, Cork City, comprising remedial works to the existing quay walls, construction of public realm improvement works and flood defence works between Parliament Bridge and Parnell Bridge along Morrison’s Quay and Fr. Mathew Quay, and a short section along Union Quay close to Trinity Footbridge.

A Natura impact statement has been prepared as part of the application for approval in respect of the proposed development.

An Bord Pleanála may give approval to the application for development with or without conditions, or may refuse the application for development.

A copy of the particulars and the Natura impact statement will be available for inspection at:

  • The offices of Cork City Council, City Hall, Anglesea Street,  Cork between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm, on working days from 20th December 2018 to 15th February 2019 (inclusive of both dates)
  • The offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 between the hours of 9.15 am and 5.30 pm on working days from 20th December 2018 to 15th February 2019 (inclusive of both dates)

The Natura impact statement may be inspected free of charge or purchased on payment of a specified fee (which fee shall not exceed the reasonable cost of making such copy).

Submissions or observations relating to - (i) the implications of the proposed development for proper planning and sustainable development in the area concerned, (ii) the likely effects on the environment of the proposed development, and (iii) the likely significant effects of the proposed development on a European site, if carried out, may only be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.

Any submissions/observations must be received by An Bord Pleanála not later than 5.30 p.m. on 15th February 2019

A person may question the validity of a decision of the Bord by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No.15 of 1986) in accordance with section 50 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

Practical information in respect of the judicial review process can be accessed  on the Board’s website www.pleanala.ie or on the Citizens Information Service website www.citizensinformation.ie.

Information on the proposals is included in the related files.