Have your say on Kerry County Council’s Draft Climate Action Plan

Notice is hereby given that Kerry County Council has, pursuant to Section 16 of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021, prepared a Draft Local Authority Climate Action Plan 2024-2029.

Submissions or observations can be made within the period specified in this notice from Thursday 19th of October until Friday 1st of December 2023 (both dates inclusive).

The Draft Kerry County Council Climate Action Plan 2024-2029 relates to the County of Kerry.  It sets out how the local authority will promote a range of mitigation, adaptation and other climate action measures, to help deliver on the national climate obligations and the Government’s overall National Climate Objective, which seeks to pursue and achieve, by no later than the end of 2050, the transition to a climate resilient, biodiversity rich, environmentally sustainable and climate neutral economy.

The Draft Climate Action Plan 2024-2029 is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 435 of 2004 as amended by S.I. 200 of 2011) for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Report, pursuant to Article 6 of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.

Submissions or observations on Kerry County Council’s Draft Climate Action Plan 2024-2029 and on the environmental reports (SEA Environmental Report and Natura Impact Report (NIR)) are hereby invited in writing from statutory bodies, the public and any interested parties.  All written submissions or observations will be duly considered and taken into consideration before the making of the plan.

Copies of the Draft Local Authority Climate Action Plan 2024-2029, Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report and Natura Impact Report may be inspected at the following locations:


  • Online through https://consult.kerrycoco.ie/en
  • Public Libraries in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Kenmare, Castleisland, Dingle /Leabharlann Dhaingean Uí Chúis, Ballybunion, Killorglin, and Caherciveen, and
  • Room 13, Planning Department, County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee


Submissions may be made as follows:

  1. Online via https://consult.kerrycoco.ie/en




  1. In writing to the Climate Action Unit, Kerry County Council, Woodland Industrial Estate, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93XF98 and marked ‘Kerry County Council Draft Local Authority Climate Action Plan 2024-2029’.


•             Please make your submission by one medium only, i.e. via the online portal or in hard copy.

•             Email submissions will not be accepted.

•             All submissions should include your name and a contact address and, where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent.

•             Submissions or aspects of submissions relating to the Environmental Reports (Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report and/or Natura Impact Report) should be clearly marked as such.

•             Please note that all submission will be published online within 5 working days of receipt, along with your name/Group Representing,

•             Please do not include personal, confidential or sensitive information in submissions.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 1st of December 2023.

Public Consultation Drop-in Event

Members of the public and interested groups are invited to meet the Climate Action Team to discuss the plan at the following locations:


Time and Date 

Dingle/ Daingean uí Chúis Library

Thursday November 2nd, 6.30pm-7.30pm

Tralee Library

Tuesday November 14th , 6.30pm-8pm

Caherciveen Library

Thursday November 16th, 6.30pm-8pm

Killarney Library

Tuesday November 21st, 6.30pm-8pm

Listowel Library

Thursday November 23rd, 6.30pm-8pm

Contact Us

Kerry County Council
Co Buildings,
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7183500
E:  [email protected] 

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