Meath Draft County Development Plan

closeddate_range18 Dec, 2019, 12:00pm - 6 Mar, 2020, 4:00pm

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We welcome Your Submission

to the

Draft Meath County
Development Plan 2021-2027
(Stage 2)


The plan has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 12(1)(b) of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2019. The Draft Plan is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 and an Appropriate Assessment, pursuant to Article 6 of the Habitats Directive.


View the Draft Development Plan

You can review the Draft Meath County Development Plan 2021-2027 Written Statement (Volume 1), Written Statements for Settlements (Volume 2), Map Sheets (Volume 3), Supporting Documentation (including Environmental Report, Appropriate Assessment Screening, Natura Impact Report and accompanying documents (Volume 4) and Appendices both here online or on display in a number of locations.


forumHave your say

You can make online or written submissions to the Draft Development Plan and/or all associated documents. Please make your submission as early as possible by one medium only, ie. Online via this consultation portal or hard copy.

There are many benefits of making a submission using this consultation portal. For example, you can: 

  • Start your submission and complete later
  • Indicate areas of interest on an interactive map
  • View all zoning layers and other layers of interest related to the plan
  • After submissions are published, easily query all consultation data
  • Get notifications and updates about the consultation

Register for an account today for all Meath County Council public consultations.  This is a one-time process. Once you have activated your registration through the link sent to your email address, you can then make a submission.

If you have an account, Log in and make a submission.


Make a written submission

Written observations or submissions should be marked ‘Draft Meath County Development Plan 2021-2027’, and submitted to the Senior Executive Officer, Planning Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291. Observations or submissions must include the full name and address of the person(s) making the submission and where relevant, the body or organisation represented. Please note that observations or submissions will be made public on the website and at the offices of the Planning Department. Emailed submissions will not be accepted.



Note: Requirement for names and addresses

Any submission should state your name, address and where relevant, the body or organisation represented. All submissions to the Draft Development Plan 2021-2027 will form part of the statutory Chief Executive’s Report to be presented to the full Council. Please be aware that this will include the names and addresses of those making the submissions. Accordingly, the report and its contents will be included in the minutes of that meeting and consequently will be published on our website.


Locations for display of the Draft Plan

Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 Y291 Monday to Friday between 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm.


The following Municipal District Offices during normal office opening hours:

  • Ashbourne Municipal District,1-2 Killegland Square Upper, Ashbourne, A84 NY73
    From 9.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm  
  • Kells Municipal District, Town Hall, Headfort Place, Kells, A82 W2R3
    From 9.00 am – 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Laytown/Bettystown Municipal District, Main Street, Duleek, A92 R9KW
    From 09.00 am  – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Trim Municipal District, Mornington House, Summerhill Road, Trim C15 P2HE
    From 09.00 am  – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 5.00. pm


The following Public Libraries during the library opening hours:

  • Ashbourne Library, 1-2 Killegland Square, Ashbourne, A84 NY73
  • Athboy Library, Kells Road, Athboy, C15 TY80
  • Duleek Library, Main Street, Duleek, A92 R9KW
  • Dunboyne Library, Castle View, Dunboyne, A86 H393
  • Dunshaughlin Library, Main Street, Dunshaughlin, A85 KW81
  • Kells Library, Castle Street, Kells, A82 YN52
  • Meath County Library / Navan Branch Library, Railway Street, Navan C15 RW31
  • Nobber Library, Nobber, A82 YW99
  • Oldcastle Library, Millbrook Road, Oldcastle, A82 N125
  • Leabharlann Ráth Chairn, Baile Átha Bui, Co na Mi, C15 A9X3
  • Slane Library, Castle Hill, Slane, C15 XWFS
  • Trim Library, High Street, Trim, C15 P668



Copies of the Draft Plan are available for purchase from the Planning Department, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan or contact the Forward Planning Team @ 046-9097518 / 046-9097500.


  • €200 for Volume 1 - Written Statement
  • €200 for Volume 2 – Written Statement (Settlements)  
  • €200 for Volume 3 – Book of Maps
  • €700 for full set of documents including maps (Volumes 1 - 4)


The personal information (data) collected during the consultation process (which may include the collection of  sensitive personal data) is collected for the purpose of receiving and dealing with submissions and any data collected   is subject to Meath County Council’s privacy statement which can be found at