Notice of Proposed Development by a Local Authority – Lyster Square and James Fintan Lalor Avenue


Laois County Council
Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended and
Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended

Notice of Proposed Development by a Local Authority
In accordance with Part XI, Section 179 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended, and Part VIII, Article 80 & 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended, Laois County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out the following development:
Portlaoise Laneways and Lyster Lane Enhancement Scheme.
The development will comprise of the upgrade of laneways and footpaths in the vicinity of Lyster Square and James Fintan Lalor Avenue including Bull Lane, Lyster Lane and Peppers Lane.
These proposed works will include upgrading of the
• pavement surfaces,
• lighting,
• landscaping,
• raised junctions and pedestrian crossing points,
• bus shelter and
• the construction of a covered Public Civic Area at Lyster Square.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of Laois County Council , Aras an Chontae, JFL Avenue, Portlaoise from Tuesday 13th November 2018 to Monday 10th December 2018 inclusive (excluding Bank and Public Holidays) or by accessing www.laois.ie

Part 8 – Portlaoise Laneways and Lyster Lane

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the development will be carried out may be made in writing to Mr. Kieran Kehoe, Director of Services, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, JFL Avenue, Portlaoise to be received no later than 4.00pm on Monday 24th December 2018 (Submissions will be accepted no later than 4.00p.m. Monday 2nd January 2019 to allow for Christmas Holiday period).
Submissions should be clearly marked -“Portlaoise Laneways and Lyster Lane Enhancement Scheme – Part VIII”
The Council is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. If you consider that any of the information supplied by you is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases, the relevant material will, in response to the FOI requests, be examined in light of the exemptions provided for in the FOI Act.

Kieran Kehoe
Director of Services