Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Ceisteanna (51)

Gay Mitchell


173 Mr. G. Mitchell asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if he has made a submission on the draft regional guidelines for the Dublin area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2979/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

Draft regional planning guidelines for the greater Dublin area were published jointly by the Dublin and mid-east regional authorities on 19 December 2003. The draft guidelines are on public display until 5 March 2004. In accordance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Act 2000, a copy of the draft guidelines has been formally submitted to my Department. The draft guidelines are being examined with a view to considering whether a formal submission from the Department with regard to the draft guidelines would be appropriate.