Drogheda Joint Local Area Plan: Consultation Notification

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Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 20(1) of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended) that Louth County Council and Meath County Council intend to enter consultation prior to preparing a Joint Local Area Plan for Drogheda.

Join the conversation and ‘Have Your Say’ in shaping the future development of Drogheda!

To encourage participation in this process Louth County Council and Meath County Council has prepared a Pre-Draft Issues Paper, which is available for inspection/download at the following locations, from Wednesday 31st January 2024 to Friday 15th March 2024 (inclusive):

Online – Joint Consultation Portal https://consult.drogheda.ie

Websites: www.louthcoco.ie  and/or  www.meathcoco.ie

Customer Service Desks at Council Offices (during normal opening hours):

Louth County CouncilMeath County Council
County Hall, Millennium Centre, St. Alphonsus Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 KFW6   Civic Offices, Fair Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth, A92 P440   Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 W20C   Mid Louth Civic Services Centre, Fairgreen, Ardee, Co. Louth A92 RYT2Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan,
Co. Meath C15 Y291   Laytown/Bettystown Municipal District, Main Street, Duleek, A92 R9KW


  • County Louth: Drogheda, Ardee and Dunleer
  • County Meath: Duleek Library, Main Street, Duleek, A92 R9KW

Please check your local library for opening times.

Public information drop-in sessions will be facilitated by staff from Louth and Meath County Councils, as follows:

Public Consultation Drop-in SessionsDate(s)Time
Drogheda Library, Stockwell Lane, Moneymore, Drogheda, Co. Louth
A92 PY20
Thursday 8th February, 20244:30pm-7:45pm
Tuesday 13th February, 20244:30pm-7:45pm

Members of the public are invited to make submissions/observations in relation to this Pre-Draft Issues Paper during the public consultation period, from Wednesday 31st January 2024 to Friday 15th March 2024(inclusive).

Individuals, groups, organisations or representatives, as well as children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are all invited to play a part in shaping the new draft Local Area Plan.

Please make your submission by one medium only, as follows:

Online by registering on https://consult.drogheda.ie/


•  In writing marked “Pre-Draft Issues Paper Drogheda Joint Local Area Plan” to:

Planning Section, Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth A91 W20C;


Senior Executive Officer, Planning Section, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291

All submissions should include your name and a contact address (on a separate sheet), and, where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent.

Please note late or emailed submissions cannot be considered and will be returned. 

Please note that all submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation website. Louth and Meath County Council’s will treat all personal data you may give as confidential. We will retain your data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose of preparing the Joint Local Area Plan and in accordance with Louth County Council’s and Meath County Council’s Retention Policy and the relevant Data Protection legislation.

Eamon Woulfe                                                                                 Des Foley                                                          

A/Director of Services                                                                 Director of Services

Louth County Council                                                                  Meath County Council

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