Chapter 13: Water & Waste Management

Closeddate_range18 May, 2022, 12:01am - 16 Jun, 2022, 5:01pm

Chapter/Section

Chapter 13,

Objective List Heading

Wastewater Treatment

Amendment Ref.

13.1

Amend Objective

KCDP 13-16: Facilitate and support Irish Waters Investment Plan 2020-2024 and Small Towns and Villages Growth Programme (STVGP) and any other successor capital plans/ strategies in the county, including the consideration of Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW), at appropriate locations, which have the added benefits of providing any amenity area for the public and enhance biodiversity.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 13, Section 13.3.1

Amendment Ref.

13.2

Amend Text

The Council will facilitate the sustainable provision of additional waste facilities at appropriate locations in accordance with the Waste Management Infrastructure Guidance for Siting Waste Management Facilities 2015-21. This Guidance will be included in the upcoming National Waste Management Plan for a Circular Economy (NWMPCE), which will replace the Southern Region Waste Management Plan 2015-2021 and the regional waste management plans for the other two regions.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 13, Section 13.3.3

Amendment Ref.

13.3

Amend Text

And include references to the following in section 13.3.3 & 13.3.3.6 and Volume 6 - Section 1.5.4.16.

A New Circular Economy Action Plan for a Cleaner More Competitive Europe, Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy-Ireland’s National Waste Policy 2020-2025, Best Practice Guidelines for the Preparation of Resource Management Plans for Construction & Demolition Projects, published in 2021 by Environmental Protection Agency.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 13, Section 13.3.3

Amendment Ref.

13.4

Amend Text

The Council supports the use of smart technologies and innovative approaches to waste management which promotes waste prevention and increased reuse, recycling and recovery of waste, with additional environmental and economic benefits. The Council will promote and implement new measures and practices to develop the circular economy at county level.  This will include support for measures that are seeking to reduce food waste and food packaging.  Innovative community/business lead initiatives such as co-ordinating food supply with local charities in need, will be supported.    

Chapter/Section

Chapter 13,

Objective List Heading

Circular Economy

Amendment Ref.

13.5

New Objective

Work with all stakeholders to encourage measures and initiatives that seek to reduce food packaging and food waste.

See submission attached
Submission on the Amendments to the Kerry County development plan: Page 13- The plan identifies "some capacity issues in relation to waste water infrastructure and these settlements have been...