Tipperary housing: residents urged to attend public meeting on Portroe developments

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Tipperary housing: residents urged to attend public meeting on Portroe developments

Portroe village

A public meeting has been called in Portroe for this Monday, June 25, to discuss the development of the lakeside village.

Among the items expected to be discussed is Tipperary County Council's plans for 17 social housing units in the area.

The meeting is scheduled for Portroe Community Hall, starting at 7pm.

The council has already published its intention to seek public submissions on the plan on 0.66 hectares at Garrykennedy, Portroe village.

The development will see 17 new dwelling houses comprising five three-bedroom, two storey houses, 10 two-bedroom, two storey houses and two two-bedroom, single storey houses, roads, footpaths, underground services, drainage systems, attenuation tank, car parking, boundary treatments, landscaping, open spaces and all associated site works.

The development will also include the connection to the existing foul drainage in the R494 and the connection, across an existing right of way, to the existing storm drainage in Drom Slinne estate.

Plans and particulars of the proposed developments, together with the appropriate assessment screening report, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, until Friday, July 6, between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made in writing to Sinead Carr, Director of Services, Housing, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Emmet Street, Clonmel, the outer envelope to be marked “Housing Section – Part 8 submission in respect of proposed development at Garrykennedy, Portroe Village, Nenagh” to be received no later than 4.30pm on Monday July 23.