Planning Notice S179/2303 - New Lane, Abbeyland, Navan

Closed8 Nov, 2023, 09:00 - 12 Jan, 2024, 17:00


Planning Notice

Planning and Development Acts 2000-2022

Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2023

In accordance with the above legislation, Meath County Council gives notice of its intention to commence a Housing Development, as defined under section 179A of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 – 2022, on lands to the north of the junction of Ratholdren Road (L-3409-58) and New Lane (L-34095-6) comprising the existing derelict dwelling, a protected structure (MCC RPS Ref. 90871), at New Lane and the lands to the rear areas of Nos. 3A and 3B New Lane in the townland of Abbeyland, Navan, Co. Meath.

The development will consist of the following:

  • refurbishment and renovation of existing derelict dwelling, a Protected Structure (MCC RPS Ref: 90871) at New Lane to provide a two-bed house. The works will comprise the demolition of single storey fire damaged non-original extension, construction of new single storey rear extension, internal and external elevational amendments;
  • demolition of existing fire damaged structures to rear area of properties at Nos. 3A and 3B New Lane;
  • construction of 5 no. residential units to cater for elderly tenants or persons with specialist needs comprising 4 no. 1-bed single storey semi-detached houses and 1 no. 1-bed single storey detached house;
  • new vehicular access from Abbeylands Crescent;
  • upgrade of existing gated entrance onto New Lane to provide new pedestrian/cycling access to lands;
  • provision of public open space, boundary treatments, landscaping and SuDS drainage;
  • vehicular parking, cycle parking and refuse storage;
  • connection to public sewers and mains water supply; and,
  • all ancillary site works necessary to facilitate the development.

 The above development has been subject to an Appropriate Assessment screening and a preliminary examination for Environmental Impact Assessment. In accordance with articles 81A(5) and 81A(6) respectively of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2023, Meath County Council has concluded that an Appropriate Assessment or Environmental Impact Assessment of the housing development is not required as there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the housing development.

The plans and particulars of the housing development will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of the local authority as follows:

  • Planning Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, C15 Y291; and,

The plans and particulars of the housing development will be available for inspection on the website of the local authority thereafter as follows:


from 8 November 2023 to 12 January 2024.

This notice informs interested persons and parties of Meath County Council’s intention to commence the proposed development no sooner than the abovementioned date of 12 January 2024. Any person may question the validity of any decision of the planning authority 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 Sections 50 and 50A of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 – 2022.