Appendix 2 (B) - Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report – including Non-Technical Summary
Section 1 Introduction and Terms of Reference
This is the Non-Technical Summary of the Environmental Report for the Cork City Development Plan 2022- 2028. The purpose of the Environmental Report is to provide a clear understanding of the likely environmental consequences of decisions regarding the adoption and implementation of the Plan. The Environmental Report has been prepared as part of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) process for the Plan.
What is SEA?
SEA is a systematic process of predicting and evaluating the likely environmental effects of implementing a proposed plan, or other strategic action, in order to ensure that these effects are appropriately addressed at the earliest appropriate stage of decision-making on a par with economic, social and other considerations.