Applications to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) for Approval
The National Transport Authority (NTA) have given notice of their applications under Section 51(2) of the Roads Act 1993 (as amended) to An Bord Pleanála for approval in relation to proposed road developments consisting of the construction of the Ballymun/Finglas to City Centre, Liffey Valley to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme, Blanchardstown to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme, the Belfield/Blackrock to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme and the Clongriffin to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme. Formal statutory public consultation processes have been triggered in respect of these schemes, submissions in relation to Ballymun/Finglas to City Centre and Blanchardstown to City Centre schemes are to be made directly to An Bord Pleanála for its consideration. To view further details on these schemes click on the drop down arrow above.
As part of the application processes, comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment Reports have been published and are available for inspection (including online) or purchase, in addition to Compulsory Purchase Orders and Natura Impact Statements. Furthermore, statutory notices were published in national and local newspapers. The public has the formal opportunity to have their views heard and considered by An Bord Pleanála as part of the statutory consultation process to inform An Bord Pleanála’s assessment of the Ballymun/Finglas to City Centre and Blanchardstown to City Centre Core Bus Corridor schemes. The public consultation period for the other schemes (Clongriffin to City Centre, Belfield/Blackrock to City Centre and Liffey Valley to City Centre) is finished.
It is our intention to submit the Lucan to City Centre CBC Scheme next.