Killarney Municipal District Local Area Plan 2023-2029 Pre Draft Consultation

Closed9 Feb, 2023, 00:00 - 10 Mar, 2023, 23:59

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Réamh-Ullmhúchán ar Dhréacht Phlean Áitiúil do Cheantar Cathrach Chill Airne


Planning & Development Acts 2000 - 2022 (as amended)

Preliminary Preparation of a Draft Killarney Municipal District Local Area Plan


Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 20(1) of the Planning & Development Acts 2000 – 2022 (as amended) that, Kerry County Council, being the Planning Authority for the County of Kerry, intends to prepare a Local Area Plan for the Killarney Municipal District. This area includes the following settlements:- 

Key Town


District Towns

Barraduff, Kilcummin, Rathmore



Small Village Settlements Faha, Glenflesk, Headford

This new Plan will replace the existing Killarney Town Plan as contained in the Kerry County Development Plan (KCDP) 2022-2028 (Volume 2) and the Killarney Municipal District LAP 2018-2024.  Note: due to the reconfiguration of the Municipal Districts in 2019, certain settlements of the Killarney Municipal District LAP 2018-2024 will stay in effect until they are included within the Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne MD LAP 2024-2030.

Pre-Draft Invitation to make Submissions

Submissions or observations on any issues which may need to be considered in the preparation of the Draft Killarney Municipal District Local Area Plan are hereby invited from members of the public and other interested parties. Children, or groups or associations representing the interests of children, are entitled to make submissions or observations.

Kerry County Council is also required to carry out a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Draft Killarney Municipal District Local Area Plan.  A SEA Scoping Report accompanies this Issues Paper and can be reviewed here (see attached).

A submission or observation in relation to the SEA Scoping Report (including the scope and level of detail to be included in the Environmental Report) may be made to the Planning Authority and can be submitted via post or online – see contact details below.

Submissions may be made during the period from:

Thursday 9th February 2023 until  Friday 10th March 2023.

Submissions/observations may be made using the online consultation portal: 

Online here in electronic format on the dedicated website at by using the 'Make a Submission' function 


In writing to the Planning Policy Unit, Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry, V92 H7VT, marked Killarney MD LAP Pre Draft.

  • All submissions should include your name, a contact address and, where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent.
  • Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. in hard copy or via the website. Email submissions will not be accepted. 

The Planning process is an open and public one. In that context, all submissions / observations will be taken into consideration, are a matter of public record and will be placed on the County Council’s website.

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Local Area Plans
SEA Scoping Report