Chapter 6: Sustainable Communities

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Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Climate Action & Sustainable Communities

Amendment Ref.

6.1

Amend Objective

KCDP 6-3: Continue to support the creation of sustainable communities throughout the County by facilitating the creation of attractive neighbourhoods where there are strong links and connections to local services, community facilities and employment areas and where walking, cycling, and public transport is prioritised and which supports the retention of existing ecological features and supports the planting of native species in green and public areas.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Climate Action & Sustainable Communities

Amendment Ref.

6.2

Amend Objective

KCDP 6-4: Facilitate and support community-based initiatives the promote awareness of local food production, the minimisation of food waste, local composting solutions and allied initiatives that encourage climate resilience and mitigate climate change.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Kerry Public Participation Network (PPN)

Amendment Ref.

6.3

Amend Objective

KCDP 6-9:  Promote the delivery of social infrastructure, high-quality services, and climate and biodiversity action projects, at appropriate locations, through collaboration with the Kerry Public Participation Network (PPN).

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6, Section 6.3.5

Amendment Ref.

6.4

Amend Text

The Council will encourage and facilitate with key stakeholders and community groups diverse evening/nightlife activities that are suitable for all ages including young people. 

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Community Infrastructure, Services and Facilities

Amendment Ref.

6.5

New Objective

Support the provision of Multi-Use Community Facilities which encourage sharing amongst community groups and are designed for multi-use activities and future sharing.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6, Section 6.3.5

Amendment Ref.

6.6

Amend Text

The following additional text will be included in Section 6.3.5 - The Council recognises the role of Comhairle Na nÓg, and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA), in giving children and young people the opportunity to be involved in the development of local services and policies. It is recognised that a multi-agency approach is necessary in meeting the needs of the youth within the county. Such needs include recreational opportunities, including both formal and informal activities i.e. ‘youth cafes’, sports facilities and casual areas where young people can engage with each other.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6, Section 6.3.5

Amendment Ref.

6.7

Amend Text

The Council recognises the need to maximise opportunities for play facilities for children both within the natural and built environment, at appropriate locations. The Kerry Play & Leisure Policy will be revised in 2022 and the County Development Plan will support the implementation of same.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Children and Young People

Amendment Ref.

6.8

New Objective

Encourage the development of diverse evening/nightlife activities that focus on youth participation and facilities.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Children and Young People

Amendment Ref.

6.9

New Objective

Engage with Comhairle Na nÓg and other youth organisations in relation to identifying the needs of children and young people.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Children and Young People

Amendment Ref.

6.10

New Objective

Finalise the Kerry Play & Leisure Policy and support its implementation throughout the period of the Plan. This plan shall be screened for Appropriate Assessment prior to completion.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6, Section 6.4

Amendment Ref.

6.11

New Section

6.4 Language Plans;

The NPF emphasises the importance of the language planning process, prescribed under Acht na Gaeltachta 2012. Kerry County Council acknowledges the importance of the Irish language as the vernacular of the Gaeltacht and for the promotion of the language outside the Gaeltacht.  The Council therefore is committed to actively supporting and facilitating the implementation of language plans in Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas, and Bailte Seirbhísí Gaeltachta (BSG). There are three Bailte Seirbhísí Gaeltachta (BSG) designated in the County- Tralee, Dingle and Cahersiveen. It is recognised that these towns which are situated in or adjacent to Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas have a significant role in providing public services, recreational, social, and commercial facilities for Gaeltacht areas. 

Chapter/Section

Chapter 6,

Objective List Heading

Language Plans

Amendment Ref.

6.12

New Objective

Facilitate and support Language Plans of the County for Bailte Seirbhíse Gaeltachta - Daingean Uí Chúis, Tralee and Cahersiveen, to achieve their target of increasing the number of daily Irish Speakers.

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