Natura Impact Statements
This is a list of Natura Impact Statements (NIS) received by Sligo County Council:
Applicant: Antoinette Burns
Location: Aughamore Near, Carraroe, Co Sligo
Development consisting of (a) demolish existing detached dwelling house and domestic garage (b) construct a replacement detached dwelling house (c) connect into existing water supply and existing septic tank on site and carry out all associated site development works and services. A Natura Impact Statement will be submitted to the Planning Authority as part of this planning application.
Applicant: Brendan & Aishling Brett
Location: Drumbaun, Curry, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of construction of a new dwelling house and domestic garage, with a proposed new connection to public sewer, together with all associated site works. The application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement.
Applicant: Carty Construction Ltd
Location: Knockbeg West, Collooney, Co. Sligo
Planning Permission for development consisting of the completion of an unfinished housing estate (previously granted under PL041502) including the construction of 59 no. new two-storey dwelling houses (18 no. 2-bedroom semi-detached houses, 4 no. 3 bedroom semi-detached houses, 11 no 3-bedroom detached houses, 15 no. 3 bedroom detached houses with integral internal garages, 11 no. 4-bedroom detached houses) together with connection to the existing sewer system, works to the site boundaries, completion of all associated site development works including lighting, hard and soft landscaping. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) has been submitted to the Planning Authority as part of this application in accordance with the requirements of Article 240 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended).
Applicant: Carbon Sole Group Limited
Location: Finisklin, Finisklin Road, Co Sligo
Planning Permission for development consisting of a renewable energy development on a 3.9 hectare site. The proposed development will constitute the provision of the following: Construction of a Biomass processing and storage area utilising forestry products. Construction of a Gasification and Methanation Plant including buildings for the production of advanced biofuels. Construction of a Gasification and Combined Heat Power Plant including building for the production of electricity and heating. Construction of Containerised Battery Storage Facility (20MW). Construction of a Thermal Energy recovery storage facility including buildings for district heating distribution. Construction of two on-site 38kV substations. Creation of a new access from Finisklin Road. All ancillary development , including the provision of site office, car parking, internal access roads, perimeter landscaping, fencing, lighting, and on-site drainage. The Planning application is accompanied a Natura Impact Statement at Finisklin, Finisklin Road, Co Sligo.
Applicant: Lagan Materials Ltd
Location: Aghamore Near, Aghamore Far and Carrownamaddoo townlands, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the recommencement of quarry operations within previously permitted quarry extraction area (c. 10.9ha), deepening of the previously permitted quarry area by 2 no. extractive benches from c. - 21m OD to -50m OD, recommencement of aggregate processing (crushing and screening) within the existing processing area, located to the east of the local road that bisects the site, provision of a settlement lagoon (c. 2,830m2), provision of a 2 no. wheelwashes, provision of a double stacked portacabin office; provision of a wastewater treatment system, additional stockproof/trespass proof boundary fencing, all within an application area of c. 22.5 hectares. The Planning application is accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment report (EIAR) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS).
Applicant: Aidan & Margaret Glacken
Location: Ballincar, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the erection of 1 no single storey dwelling, and domestic garage, onsite wastewater treatment plant,pump sump, tertiary system and distribution area, and all other associated siteworks and services. The proposed application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement.
Applicant: Natural Forces Renewable Energy Ltd.
Location: Templehouse, Rathbaun, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the construction of one wind turbine up to 5MW with overall tip height of up to 180m; Construct the wind turbine foundation, hard standing and assembly area; Provide a site entrance and an access track within the site; Construct an on-site 20kV substation and underground electrical cable; Install a 7.9km underground grid connection, which passes throught the following townlands: Rathbaun, Templehouse Demesne, Kilbrattan, Portinch, Emlaghnaghtan, Cartron (Percival), Cartron (Phibbs), Lecarrow, Carrowkeel, Cloonkeevy, Ballybrennan, connecting into the existing ESB Substation; and construct all associated site development and ancillary works. A Natura Impact Statement has been prepared with this planning application.
Applicant: George & Joanna Mullen
Location: Washington House, Cregg, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the construction of a Synthetic Grass Tennis Court with Perimeter Fencing. The application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement at Washington House, Cregg, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo.
Applicant: Mullane Plant Hire Ltd
Location: Carrownamaddoo, Balintogher West ED, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the following; the filling of lands consisting of an area of 1.3 hectares with 100,000 tonnes of construction and demolition waste material, comprising of inert soil and stone, together with screening berms and all associated ancillary works. The application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement (NIS)
Applicant: Martview Ltd
Location: Ballincar, Co. Sligo
Development consisting of the construction of a new single storey dwelling and domestic garage, on-site wastewater treatment system and polishing filter, and all other associated site works and services. The proposed application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement Ballincar, Co. Sligo.
Applicant: Cyril O’Reilly
Location: Mullinabreena, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo
Development consisting of (a) The infilling of a quarry void for the purposes of re-instatement to agricultural land using recovered excavated waste soils, stone and concrete rubble fill (b) Construction of (i) hardstand area/offload area (ii) weighbridge (iii)wheelwash (iv) portacabin and portaloo with car parking (c) and all associated site works. The proposed maximum annual intake volume will be 24,800 tonnes with the lifetime proposed volume approximately 100,00 tonnes. A screening for Appropriate Assessment and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) has been prepared and accompanies this planning application at Mullinabreena, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo.
Applicant: Irish Water
Location: Rosses Upper, Ballyweelin, Cregg, Ballincar and Shannon Eighter, Co. Sligo
Planning Permission for development consisting of the following (1) upgrade of the existing Wastewater Pumping Station (PSE3) at Rosses Upper including: remedial works to existing underground pumping chamber, new underground stormwater storage tank with associated kiosks, pipelines, ducting and vent stack, new emergency overflow to connect to existing outfall pipeline, new prefabricated welfare cabin, new gabion retaining wall structure and a 2.4m high weld mesh fence internal to the site, replace existing masonry front boundary with a new 2.4m high stone-faced boundary wall incorporating a railing and new vehicle access gates, together with all associated site development works (2) decommision existing wastewater treatment plant and construction of new Pumping Station (PS2) at Ballyweelin including: demolish existing single storey building, decommission existing septic tank, replace existing boundary fence with new 2.4m weld mesh fence. Construction of underground pumping chamber with associated valve chambers, manholes, kiosks, pipelines, ducting and vent stack, new emergency overflow to connect to existing outfall pipeline, together with all associated site development works. Upgrade works to existing access road together with replacement of existing access road fence with 1.2m high concrete post and chainlink fence, and all associated site development works. (3) construction of a new 90mm diameter rising main from Pumping Station PS2 at Ballyweelin to connect to the existing gravity sewer on Regional Road R291, overall length 250m approximately. (4) construction of new 225mm diameter sewer on Colmcille Drive in Rosses Upper to replace existing 150mm diameter sewer, overall length 150m approximately. (5) construction of new 375mm diameter foul sewer, overall length 115m approximately and new 450mm diameter foul sewer, overall length 590m approximately between Colmcille Drive and existing Pumping Station (PSE3) on the Main Street in Rosses Point. Decommissioning of approximately 460m of existing Cast Iron watermain and transfer of associated service connections to the existing uPVC watermain. (6) construction of new 180mm diameter rising main from existing Pumping Station (PSE3) to the proposed gravity sewer connection on Regional Road R291 in Ballincar, overall length 3.6km approximately. (7) construction of new 375mm diameter gravity sewer from Ballincar to connect to the existing Pumping Station on the N15 (known as the Teesan Lisnalurg PS) at Shannon Eighter, overall length 2.5km approximately. (8) all associated site development works above and below ground. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) accompanies this Planning Application Rosses Upper, Ballyweelin, Cregg, Ballincar and Shannon Eighter, Co. Sligo
Applicant: PNG Energy Ltd
Location: Ballysumaghan, Sooey, Co Sligo
Development consisting of a 10 year permission. The development will consist of the development and operation of a 250 to 300 MVA (electrical rating) synchronous condenser. The development which will be located within a site compound of c. 1 hectare and will consist of the following elements: A Condenser and Control Building to house equipment including the synchronous condenser, flywheel, lube oil skid system, air compressor and pumps. Equipment to be located outside the footprint of the Condenser and Control Building but within the fenced compound will include: Cooling equipment (c. 160 sq m., c.3m high); 6 No. modular containers to house electrical and control equipment (total area of c. 195 sqm., c. 5m high); A step-up transformer, auxillary transformer and electrical plant including an external circuit breaker; 1 No. firefighting water tank; A below ground oil interceptor and attenuation tank in lieu of the originally proposed above ground oil interceptor and collection pit. Underground cabling ducts and cable to the neighbouring ESB substation boundary fencing (c. 500m). Palisade security entrance gate, boundary fencing and CCTV; All other ancillary and miscellaneous site works including site clearance; demolition of an existing agricultural shed, site access, internal roads and development of areas of hard standing including a maintenance lay-down area. Following a direction under section 177T(5) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) will now accompany the planning application.
Applicant: Keelan Waters and Sorcha McLoughlin
Location: Cloontyprocklis, Grange, Co Sligo, F91 A448
Planning permission for development consisting of demolition of an existing cottage and shed structure; construction of a dwelling house (one and a half storey to the front and two storey to the rear) and a single storey domestic garage; installation of an on-site waste water treatment system with percolation area; and carrying out all associated ancillary site works (A Natura Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the planning application).
Applicant: Sligo Rowing Club CLG & Sligo Kayak Club
Location: Doorly Park, Cleaveragh Demesne
Development consisting of (1) removal of existing boat storage containers, (2) construction of new boat house consisting of boat storage to the ground floor with dressing rooms, gymnasium and meeting rooms to the first floor and associated siteworks and services. Please note this application will be accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement.
Applicant: Mullane Plant Hire Ltd.
Planning Permission for development consisting of the filing of land with inert soil/subsoil and construction and demolition waste (Application area = 2.22 Ha, Volume of material = 24,950 tonnes) together with all associated ancillary site works and landscaping. This proposed development relates to the depositing of 24,950 tonnes of fill over a 5-year period. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) shall be submitted to the Planning Authority as part of this application at Glennagoolagh, Co. Sligo.
Applicant: Coillte CGA
Location: Townlands of Carrowmore and Carrownyclowan, County Sligo.
Planning Permission for development consisting of a ten-year planning permission for a renewable energy development with a 30-year operational life (from the date of commissioning of the renewable energy development). The entirety of the renewable energy development constitutes the provision of a ten-turbine wind farm and all associated site works on lands in both Counties Leitrim and Sligo. The development will consist of:
- Construction of up to 2 no. wind turbines with a maximum overall blade tip height of up to 170 metres and associated underground hardstand areas;
- 1 no. permanent Meteorological Mast with maximum height of up to 100 metres,
- All associated underground electrical and communications cabling connecting the turbines to the proposed wind farm 38kV electricity substation (which is proposed to be located in the townland of Garvagh Glebe, Co Leitrim);
- Upgrade of existing tracks, roads and provision of new site access roads;
- Recreation and amenity works, including marked trails and associated recreation and amenity signage;
- Site drainage;
- Permanent signage;
- Ancillary forestry felling to facilitate construction and operation of the proposed development; and
- All associated site development works.
A concurrent planning application is being lodged with Leitrim County Council in relation to the elements of the project that are within County Leitrim (which include the provision of 8 no. wind turbines, electrical substation, underground cabling, connection to national electricity grid, access tracks/roads, access junction improvements, amenity works and all associated works). An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) have been prepared in respect of the proposed development and will be submitted with the application.
Applicant: Sligo County Enterprise Fund
Location: Sligo Airport Business Park, Killaspugbrone Td, Strandhill, Co. Sligo
Planning permission for development consisting of (1) construct a two-storey office building (908m2), (2) construct access road with entrance onto the business park road, (3) construct a bicycle storage shelter, (4) construct a refuse storage compound, (5) construct a front boundary wall, (6) erect site signage on building, (7) provide car parking, (8) connect to services and (9) carry out all ancillary site works at Sligo Airport Business Park, Killaspugbrone Td, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. A Natura Impact Statement will be submitted to the planning authority with this application.
Applicant: Hazelwood Demesne Ltd
Location: Hazelwood, Calry, Co. Sligo
Planning permission for development consisting of the construction of a 1.262m2 sprinkler water and spillage run off retention pond (volume 3,428m3), to the west of previously approved whiskey distillery (reg. ref. 15/296), together with associated drainage, pump kiosk and ancillary site works and services. The proposed development is in the curtilage of Hazelwood House, a protected structure (RPS ref. 293SE). A Natura Impact Statement accompanies this application.
The NIS contains amendments to the previous NIS Submitted.
Applicant: SPDD Properties Ltd.
Location: Aylesbury Park, Knappaghmore Td, Co. Sligo
PL 19/483 – Development consisting of the completion of an unfinished housing development on a site of 1.176 hectares forming part of the overall estate of Aylesbury Park, Knappaghmore, Sligo. The proposed development consisting of 34 no. terraced houses and 4 no. maisonettes, all ancillary site development works, landscaping and boundary treatments including the provision of public and private open space at Aylesbury Park. Previously granted permission was for PL 17/63 which consisted of 27 no. houses.
Applicant: Hazelwood Demesne Limited
Location: Hazelwood, Calry, Co Sligo
Planning permission for development consisting of the construction of a new flat roof, 2-storey, 4-bedroom, 430.55sqm house with open first floor balcony/deck to the south together with associated works, all located to the west of the existing main house on the footprint of an existing derelict house. The house will be connected to previously approved treatment plant reg. ref. 18/412. The proposed development is in the curtilage of Hazelwood House, a protected structure (RPS ref. 293SE). A Natura Impact Statement accompanies this application.
Applicant: Antoinette Burns
Location: Aughamore Near, Carraroe Co Sligo.
PL 20/119 – Development consisting of 1. Construction of a single storey extension to the side and front gable of the existing dwelling and carry out material alterations to existing windows. 2. Reconnection to existing site services 3. And all associated site works deemed necessary. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) shall be submitted to the Planning Authority as part of this application.
Applicant: Brookfield Renewable Ireland Ltd
Planning Permission for development consisting of the installation of battery arrays, located within container units (18 number units, each 30m2 by c.2.6m tall), a control building (c.160.5m2 by c.6.4m tall) and transformer (c.5m tall). The developemnt will include for ancillary infrastructure including security fencing, lighting, CCTV, internal access roads and drainage. The overall development site is c.0.64Ha at Ballysumaghan, Co Sligo . The application is accompanied by a Natura Impact Statement (NIS).
Applicant: Eugene & Florence Hanna
Planning Permission for development consisting of (1) Demolition of existing dwelling house and entrance walls. (2) Decommissioning of the existing septic tank and associated percolation area. (3) Construction of a replacement two-storey type dwelling house. (4) Provision of a new effluent treatment system and percolation area (5) Provision of new vehicular entrance and access lane. (6) And all associated site works.
A Natura Impact Statement and a Bat Survey Report have been prepared in respect of this application at Ballygiglan, Carney, Co. Sligo.
Applicant - Surlis’s Supervalu Ltd.
Location - site of c. 1.13 ha at the junction of Masshill Road and Circular Road/N17 Carrowntubber, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
Application for planning permission for development consisting of the demolition of a 2 storey retail/warehouse/storage/office building on site (c.471 sq m GFA) and the construction of a new 1-2 storey (overall height 9.2m) retail development of c. 2,021 sq m (Total GFA/c.1,974 sq m (Total NFA). The retail proposal shall consist of a convenience retail supermarket including off licence and main entrance lobby area (c.1,311 sq m NFA); ancillary supermarket goods storage area (c.275 sq m NFA); a cafe unit (c.94 sq m NFA); and a retail unt (c.94 sq m NFA), all at ground floor level. At first floor level ancillary office floor space c.200 sq m GFA) is proposed. The proposal shall also provide for 2 no. new vehicular access points via Masshill Road; a new pedestrian connection/access ramp to an existing car park adjoining the application site to the south; new advertising structures and retail signage (c.52.9 sq m GFA); c. 127 no. car parking spaces; 30 no. bicycle parking spaces; trolley bays; refuse and recycling storage area (c. 32 sq m GFA); plant space (c.32 sq m GFA); service and delivery yard area, including new dock leveller (c.85 sq m GFA); all landscaping works including boundary treatment, new service and drainage connections; public lighting; and all associated site development works. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) will be submitted to the Planning Authority with this planning application.
Applicant: Hazelwood Demesne Ltd.
Planning permission for development consisting of amendments to previously permitted development PL 15/296. The changes sought are for: 1) an onsite waste water treatment plant (pop equivalent of 104); 2) Change to the cooling water supply as previously permitted to include for a new pump and use of water from the Garavogue River; with associated works at Hazelwood, Calry, Co Sligo.
Applicant: Colm & Sinead O’Farrell
PL 18/504 – Planning Permission for development consisting of construction of a split-level dwelling house with connection to public foul and storm mains including partial diversion of public foul mains and all associated site works at Kilkillogue, Mullaghmore, Co Sligo.
Applicant: Travac Development Ltd
PL 19/446 – Planning Permission for development consisting of development at this site of 0.24 hectares at Swanpoint, including works to the existing quay wall a protected structure in the Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023 Record of Protected Structures. The development will consist of:
- amendments and completion of unfinished Swanpoint building previously approved under planning ref 0470099 to provide 54 no. hotel bedrooms and circa. 2,946 m2 of office space in place of the previously approved 64 no. apartments and 2 no. retail units,
- retention of as constructed elevations,
- ground and first floor extensions circa. 136 m2 to form part of the proposed office space,
- new 2nd floor link between existing hotel and Swanpoint building circa 37 m2,
- refurbishment of the existing quay wall a protected structure as per the Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023),
- extension of 2 no. existing staircores and associated link corridors,
- proposed roof top services including heat pumps and solar panels,
- proposed landscape plan and all associated site works.
The documents to be submitted as part of this planning application will include a Natura Impact Statement at Swanpoint, Fish Quay, Sligo, Co Sligo.
Planning Permission for development consisting of the continued use and operation of the existing permitted quarry (Planning Reg. Ref. 02/271), the deepening of the quarry area by a further bench, from -34.5m OD to -50m OD, within an extraction area of c. 10.9ha and the provision of a settlement lagoon (c. 2,830m2), all within an overall application area of c. 18 hectares. The application is accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS). Significant Further Information has been furnished to the Planning Authority in respect of this proposed development at Aghamore Near and, Carrownamaddoo Townlands, Co. Sligo.
Planning Permission for development consisting of permission for the importation of soil and stone for the raising of an agricultural field in order to improve the agricultural output of the field. The proposal involves the importation of 15,890m or 23,835 tonnes of soil and stone. The area of the proposed filling is 13,209m2. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) has been prepared and will be submitted to the authority with this application all at Derrydarragh or Oakfield, Sligo.
Planning Permission for development consisting of an amendment to the permitted grid connection (Ref. No. PL16/422). The amended grid connection will be from the Black Lough Wind Farm at Tawnamore, Co. Sligo (Ref. No. PL17/93 to the permitted control building at Cloonkeelaun (Ref. No. PL 16/422), traversing the townlands of Tawnamore and Cloonkeelaun. The development will consisting of a 20kv cable extending to (a) circa 2.3 kilometres of overhead line supported by a single wooden poles, (b) approximately 240m of underground cabling extending from turbine T2 at Black Lough to the first wooden pole and (c) approximately 100m of underground cabling from the southern-most pole of the proposed overhead line to the control building at Cloonkeelaun. An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) will be submitted to the planning authority to the planning authority with the application at Tawnamore and Cloonkeelaun, Co. Sligo on behalf of John Hallinan.
Natura Impact Statement accompanying application by Irish Water for “Development consisting of permission to upgrade the existing water treatment plant (WTP) at Gortersluin, Lough Talt, Co Sligo. This development will consist of containerised process units, tank structures, construction of an entrance/egress onto the R294 (with existing entrance to be closed off), landscaping and site development works (including cut and fill and retaining walls) and associated ancillary works at the existing water treatment plant site, at Gortersluin, Lough Talt, Co Sligo. The development also includes the installation of an irrigation system at a site adjacent to Lough Talt in the townland of Gortersluin, 2 km north-west of the existing water treatment plant. A Natura Impact Statement in respect of the application has been prepared and will be submitted to the planning authority with the planning application”
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