Fingal County Council is to hold a series of public consultation events to promote a greater understanding of the Draft Development Plan 2023-2029.
A webinar was held online on Tuesday, March 22, followed by four drop-in events in different locations across the county. At each event staff from the Planning and Strategic Infrastructure Department was available to brief the publicand answer questions on the Draft Development Plan.The Malahide Drop-In event will take place between 4pm and 8pm on the following date: April 20 -The Lecture Room, Malahide Library, Malahide.The Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Seána Ó Rodaigh said: “The webinar and drop-in events are excellent opportunities for members of the public to learn more about the Development Plan from members of the Fingal County Council Planning Department. The Development Plan will affect every individual, family and community so it is important that citizens are aware of it and make submissions on what they like and don’t like in it.” Fingal County Council’s Director of Planning and Strategic Infrastructure, Matthew McAleese, said: “Going out and explaining the Development Plan to citizens is a very important part of the consultation process and we look forward to meeting people at the drop-in events or speaking to them on the webinar. I am sure they will have plenty of questions and our planning team are looking forward to engaging with them over the coming weeks.Queries can be also forwarded to Fingal.DevelopmentPlan@fingal.ie.” The Draft Development Planis available for download from the fingal.ie/developmentplan website. It can also be inspected at Fingal County Council’s offices in Swords and Blanchardstown or any Fingal Libraries branch. Submissions on the Draft Development Plan must be received by 11.59pm on May 12 and can be made online at www.consult.fingal.ie or by post to the Development Plan Team, Planning and Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main St., Swords, Co. Dublin, K67X8Y2.