Material Contravention of the Kerry County Development Plan 2009-2015

Released: 28 November 2014





Reference No. in Register – 14/134

Notice is herby given, in accordance with Section 34(6) of the Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended by Section 23 of the Planning & Development Act 2010, that Kerry County Council intends to consider deciding to grant permission (ref. no. 14/134) to (i) Construct a public (western) access road to the Killarney National Park in the townlands of Tomies West and Gortdirra, Beaufort and (ii) Construct a car park (this application is accompanied by Natura Impact Statements and an Ecological Report) at Gortdirra, Beaufort, Co. Kerry.

The proposed development would materially contravene the objectives of the Kerry County Development Plan 2009 - 2015 in which plan the subject site is located within an area zoned Rural Prime Special Amenity. 

Particulars of the development may be inspected or purchased at the offices of the Planning Department (Room 13), County Buildings, Tralee, Co. Kerry, during its public opening hours (9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. - Monday to Friday).

Any submissions or observations as regards the making of a decision to grant permission received not later than four weeks and nine days (per Section 251 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 – 2014) after 28th November 2014, i.e. not later than 5p.m. on 3rd January 2015, will be duly considered by the Planning Authority.

Submissions should be forwarded to the Planning Department, Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry.


Signed:  Ger O’Brien

              A/S.E.O., Corporate Services


Date:     28th November 2014

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email:

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