S.I. No. 540/2010 - Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone) (No. 2) Order 2010.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 4th June, 2010.

The Government pursuant to a proposal by the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, being of the opinion that the development specified in Article 4 is of economic and social importance to the State, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 166(1) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (No. 30 of 2000), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Strategic Development Zone) (No. 2) Order 2010.

2. This Order shall come into operation on 25 May 2010.

3. In this Order—

“Act” means the Planning and Development Act 2000 (No. 30 of 2000),

“South West Area” means the County Borough of Cork and the administrative counties of Cork and Kerry.

4. The area consisting of the lands identified within the inner margin of the red line and hatched in red on the map titled “Monard Strategic Development Zone” attached to this Order is designated as a site for the establishment of a strategic development zone in accordance with the provisions of Part IX of the Act for residential development and the provision of schools and other educational facilities, commercial activities, including office, hotel, leisure and retail facilities, rail infrastructure, emergency services and the provision of community facilities as referred to in Part III of the First Schedule to the Act, including health and childcare services.

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5. The site referred to in Article 4 has been designated for the establishment of a strategic development zone for the development specified in that Article, taking into consideration its scale and configuration, the efficient use of public investment in infrastructural facilities, including public transport, water, waste water and roads and that development of the site will help give effect to the policies in the Regional Planning Guidelines for the South West Area 2004-2016 and the Cork Area Strategic Plan jointly adopted by Cork City Council and Cork County Council.

6. The development agency specified for the purposes of section 168 of the Act is Cork County Council.

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GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,

25 May 2010.

BRIAN COWEN,

Taoiseach.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The effect of this Order is to designate a site in Monard, Cork County in the administrative area of Cork County Council for the establishment of a strategic development zone for development in accordance with the provisions of Part IX of the Planning and Development Act 2000 .