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The main function of the Planning Department is to provide for the proper planning and sustainable development of the county, the management of development, the promotion of industrial development and the protection of the natural and built heritage and amenity of the county.
Tullamore Street Enhancement Project
Offaly County Council and the Tullamore Municipal District are seeking your views on proposals for works for the enhancement of Columcille Street, O’Connor Square and High Street, to include a pedestrian bridge from Millennium Square. Consultation will be ongoing over the period 24th October 2016 to 11th November 2016 (inclusive) and includes a drop-in consultation evening in Our Arts Centre (formerly Kilroys, High Street) on Thursday the 27th October 2016 from 4.30pm until 8pm, where you are invited to attend at the time that suits you and where council staff and the design team will be available to discuss the project and answer any questions you may have.
Draft Edenderry LAP 2017-2023
Offaly County Council has commenced the process of reviewing the Local Area Plan for Edenderry in September 2016. A significant level of background work has taken place to date. We are opening a period for written submission until the 30th September 2016. A pre-draft consultation paper is now available for your information, outlining the process of making a local area plan, highlighting the main issues to be incorporated into the Draft Plan and providing information on public consultation. For more information and documents click on the link.
Offaly County Council are inviting members of the public to comment on a proposal to construct a new Fire Station at the site of the existing Council Depot at Gallen, Ferbane. Members of the public are invited to view the drawings for the proposed work and make a submission to the Council.
Offaly County Council in partnership with Waterways Ireland are inviting members of the public to comment on a proposal to upgrade the towpaths of the Grand Canal to accommodate a shared walking and cycling facility. The proposal is to upgrade the existing towpaths from Digby Bridge, Cappancur, to Turraun where it will connect with the existing cycle network of Lough Boora Discovery Park. Members of the public are invited to view the drawings for the proposed work and make a submission to the Council.