Part 8- Madonna House, Ballincollig, Cork

Closeddate_range17 May, 2021, 10:00am - 29 Jun, 2021, 4:00pm

COMHAIRLE CATHRACH CHORCAÍ

CORK CITY COUNCIL

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE UNDER SECTION 179 OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 AS AMENDED & PART 8 OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 AS AMENDED

Pursuant to the requirements of Part 8 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 as amended, Notice is hereby given that thdevelopment as described hereunder (“the proposed development) is proposed to be carried out by Cork City Council.

The Madonna House proposed development comprises the demolition of the former Madonna House nursing home and construction of 6 no. three bedroom two-storey terraced townhouses, relocation and widening of the existing access from Station Road, resurfacing of car park and adjustment of car park layout and provision of a bin store. The development site area is approximately 0.335 hectares. The site is located at Madonna House, Station Road, Ballincollig, Cork.

The proposed development will comprise of:

  • The demolition of an existing structure (the former Madonna House nursing home building)
  • Necessary alterations and repair to the Tudor Grove apartments building where the Madonna House link corridor was located
  • Construction of a terrace of 6 two‐storey three‐bedroom townhouses
  • Relocating and widening the existing pedestrian and vehicular access on to Station Road
  • Provision of a Bin Store in the Car Park and the associated adjusted parking layout
  • All boundary treatments, landscaping, site development works and ancillary site works and signage as outlined on the plans and particulars.

In accordance with the Habitats Directive, an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening has been carried out on the project, in relation to any potential impacts upon the Cork Harbour Special Protection Area [Site No. 004030] and the Great Island Channel Special Area o f Conservation [Site No. 001058]. The findings of the AA screening noted that no significant effects on any Natura 2000 sites is likely and it was not necessary to undertake any further stage of the Appropriate Assessment process.

In addition, the proposed development has been screened to determine whether an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is required and it has been concluded that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an EIA is not required.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including an Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and an Environmental Impact

Assessment Screening Report, will be available for inspection from Monday 17th May 2021 until Tuesday 15th June 2021.

·    Online at  https://consult.corkcity.ie/

·   At the offices of Cork City Council, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork between 10.00am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please contact 021-4924518 to make an appointment.

A copy of the documents may be purchased, on payment of a specified fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy. Requests for a copy may be made by contacting 021-4924518.

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development will be situated, may be made:

·    Electronically through  https://consult.corkcity.ie/

·    In writing to Alison ORourke, Senior Executive Officer, Housing Directorate, Cork City Council, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork T12 T997.

The closing date for submissions and observations is Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 4.00pm.

All comments, including names and addresses of those making submissions and observations, submitted to Cork City Council in regard to this scheme, will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at the monthly meeting of Cork City Council. Accordingly, they will be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain. Cork City Council will retain data for no longer than is necessary and in accordance with the Council’s Data Protection Policy and Privacy Statement (which are available to view on www.corkcity.ie) and relevant Data Protection legislation.

AnDoherty                                                                                    Date: 17th May 2021

Chief Executive

Cork City Council