Proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Mountmellick Local Area Plan 2018-2024 and the Draft Portarlington Joint Local Area Plan 2018-2024


Laois County Council have prepared Proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Mountmellick Local Area Plan 2017-2023 and Draft Portarlington Joint Local Area Plan 2017-2023. 

The proposed alterations are accompanied by addendums to the Strategic Environmental Assessment, Appropriate Assessment and Strategic Flood Risk Assessment.

The proposed material alterations and associated documents are available to download from the websites www.laois.ie (both LAPs) and www.offaly.ie (Portarlington Joint LAP Material Alterations) and will be available to view at the following locations, during normal opening hours from 16th July to 13th August 2018 inclusive:

  • Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, JFL Ave., Portlaoise, Co. Laois
  • Mountmellick Library, O’Moore Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois (Mountmellick LAP Material Alterations)
  • Portarlington Library, 2 Main Street, Cooltederry, Portarlington, Co. Laois (Portarlington Joint LAP Material Alterations)

Submissions or observations regarding the Proposed Material Alterations ONLY of the Draft LAPs and associated reports are invited from the public and interested bodies. Children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are entitled to make submissions or observations. Written submissions or observations made on or before 4pm on 13th August 2018 will be taken into consideration before the making of the Local Area Plans. Submissions may be made in one of the following ways:

  1. Write to: Senior Planner, Planning Section, Áras an Chontae, JFL Ave., Portlaoise, Co. Laois;
  2. Email: mountmellicklap@laoiscoco.ie or portarlingtonlap@laoiscoco.ie as applicable.