Planning & Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act, 2006:
SID Application – Waste to Energy Facility at Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.
CE: Within 10 weeks of the planning application, the local authority will submit a report to the Board. The purpose of the report is to set out the impact of the proposal on the proper planning and sustainable development of the area.
The Members may by resolution attach recommendations to the report of the local authority.
The report, including any resolution of Council, must be submitted to and received by the Board by Wednesday 13th April. The oral hearing is to commence on 19th April.
My report sets out our assessment in detail. It includes the technical reports provided by people within the organisation.
The planning report sets out the relevant planning issues and Cork County Council’s assessment of these. It specifically mentions ZU3-7, which says that waste to energy is appropriate in industrial areas designated as Strategic Employment Areas.
The report concludes that the proposed development is acceptable in principle.
The Chief Executive goes through the conclusion section of the report.
The report is technically for the information of Members.
Information pertaining to the development has been on public display since the planning application was lodged.