Planning Reg. No. 17/75

Planning Reg. No. 17/75

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 as amended, and in accordance with Section 10 of the European Communities (Public Participation) Regulations 2010 that Cavan County Council has issued a Notification of Decision to Grant Planning Permission on the 19th. April, 2017, subject to 10 conditions, to Kingscourt Bricks Ltd., C/o Tom Phillips & Associates, 80 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, to complete the extent of the extraction area of the clay pit previously permitted under Reg. Ref. 00/1655. The extent of this un-extracted area is c.3.25ha. The clay pit is sought to a maximum depth of c.14 metres OD. It is proposed to extract the material from this area in accordance with the previous permission (Reg. Ref. 00/1655) with an output rate of 50,000 tonnes per annum. Progressive restoration of the quarry void will also occur in line with the previous permission. The proposed development includes all ancillary site development, areas of stockpiling, landscaping and boundary treatment works above and below ground, including the restoration of the final pit void (extractive area) at Cormey, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was submitted to the Planning Authority with the application. The site forms part of the EPA Industrials Emissions Licence (Reg. Ref. P0-528-01).

Published on: 19 Apr 2017

The applicant and any person who made submissions or observations in writing to the Planning Authority in relation to this planning application may appeal this decision, in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, to An Bord Pleanala, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 within a period of 4 weeks from the date of the decision by the Planning Authority. 

·         Further information in respect of making an appeal can be found by contacting:-   The Secretary, An Bord Pleanala, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 (office hours (9.15 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on Monday to Friday except on public holidays and other days on which the offices are closed).   Tel: (01) 858 8100, Lo Call: 1890 275 175, Fax:  (01) 872 2684, Website: (, Email: (

A person may question the validity of any decision of the Planning Authority, or question the validity of any decision on an appeal by the Board by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended.


Further information in respect of the Judicial Review process can be found on the www.citizensinformation.i.e (http://www.citizensinformation.i.e).  Contact Lo Call 1890 777 121 or +353 21 452 1600 for details of the location and operating hours of your local Citizens Information Centre.


Disclaimer:  The above is intended for information purposes.  It does not purport to be a legally binding interpretation of the relevant provisions and it would be advisable for persons contemplating legal action to seek legal advice.


Signed:      N. O’Kane,

                  Senior Planner,

                  Planning Section.


Date:         19th. April, 2017.