Middle Wad Flood Alleviation Scheme-Contract E Clontarf Outfalls Project

Closed 12 Jan 2023

Opened 14 Dec 2022


Notice of Significant Further Information to An Bord Pleanala


Middle Wad Flood Alleviation Scheme - Contract E Clontarf Outfalls Project

Notice is hereby given that Dublin City Council has furnished significant further information to  An Bord Pleanála in respect of a planning application for the Middle Wad Flood Alleviation Scheme – Contract E Clontarf Outfalls Project (application register referencenumber ABP-314210-22)  

The proposed development will consist of the following works:

  • Sealing of manholes in properties immediately north of Clontarf Road to prevent flooding of those properties
  • Construction of a new splitter chamber and parallel culvert in the green space between Clontarf Road and the shoreline to improve conveyance
  • Construction of a new outfall headwall with suitable flap valves at the foreshore. To minimise the intrusion into the mudflats/silts this headwall can be recessed into the existing rock armour
  • Remedial works to the existing partly collapsed headwall which will effectively result in its replacement / modification so that it matches the configuration of the proposed new adjoining headwall
  • All ancillary works including operation and maintenance

A temporary compound will be established at the Clontarf Road car park and pedstrian traffic along the promenade will be re-directed for the estimated 8 weeks duration of the works.

A  Natura Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the proposed development.

An Bord Pleanala may give approval to the application with or without conditions or may refuse the application for development.

The significant further information including a revised Natura Impact Statement may be inspected free of charge or purchased on payment of a specified fee (which shall not exceed the reasonable cost of making such copy) during public opening hours from Wednesday, 14th December, 2022 to Thursday, 12th January, 2023 (inclusive of both dates) at the following locations:

  • The consultation website of Dublin City Council at https://consultation.dublincity.ie/
  • The Planning Section of Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, D08 RF3F, by appointment only between 9am and 4.30pm  Monday to Friday [Excluding Public Holidays] Email planning@dublincity.ie or phone 01 222 2149 to make an appointment.
  • The offices of An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 between the hours 9:15am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday (Excluding Public Holidays)

Submissions and observations may be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin, D01 V902 before 5.30pm on Thursday, 12th January, 2023 relating to:

  1. the implications of the proposed development for proper planning and sustainable development in the area concerned,
  2. the likely effects on the environment of the proposed development, and
  3. the likely significant effects of the proposed development on a European Site, if carried out.

Such submissions or observations must also include the following information:

  1. the name of the person, authority or body making the submission or observation, the name of the person, if any, acting on behalf of that person, authority or body, and the address to which any correspondence relating to the application should be sent;
  2. the subject matter of the submission or observation; and
  3. the reasons, considerations and arguments on which the submission or observation is or are based.

Any submissions or observations which do not comply with the above requirements cannot be considered by the Board. A submission or observation duly made will be considered by An Bord Pleanála in making a decision on the application.

It is at the absolute discretion of the Board whether to hold an oral hearing on the case.

The Board may give approval to the application for development with or without conditions or may refuse the application for development.

A person may question the validity of a decision of An Bord Pleanála by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rule of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986, as amended). Practical information on the review mechanism can be accessed on the Board’s website at www.pleanala.ie under the heading ‘Legal Notices – Judicial Review Notice’ or on the Citizens Information Service website www.citizensinformation.ie.

Date this 14th December, 2022

Marina Hennelly

A/Executive Manager

Dublin City Council





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