Notice of Preparation of Cork County Council Draft Climate Action Plan 2024 – 2029
Attached Notice that Cork County Council has, pursuant to Section 16 of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021, prepared a Draft Climate Action Plan 2024-2029.
The Draft Plan is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 435 of 2004 as amended by S.I. 200 of 2011) for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Report, pursuant to Article 6 of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.
The Draft Plan sets out the actions Cork County Council will take to help deliver on the national climate obligations and the Government’s overall National Climate Objective, which seeks to pursue and achieve, by no later than the end of 2050, the transition to a climate resilient, biodiversity rich, environmentally sustainable and climate neutral economy.
Cork County Council Draft Climate Action Plan 2024-2029, the Strategic Environmental Assessment Report and Appropriate Assessment Natura Impact Report, will be on display from Friday 13th October to Monday 27th November 2023, at the following locations:
• Online at www.corkcoco.ie.
• All branches of Cork County Council Libraries during Library opening hours.
Written submissions regarding the Draft Climate Action Plan, Strategic Environmental Assessment Report and Appropriate Assessment Report, are invited from members of the public and other interested parties.
Cork County PPN will be asking for a panel of Volunteers to complete a submission at this year’s Autumn Plenary on Thursday 26th of October in Oriel House Ballincollig, or online – Register through Eventbrite Cork County PPN Autumn plenary and Wellbeing Launch 2023 Tickets, Thu 26 Oct 2023 at 19:30 | Eventbrite
You can make a submission between Friday 13th October 2023 up to 4:00pm on Monday 27th November 2023 inclusive, through the following option:
Written submissions must be made: Electronically through the Council’s Public Consultation Portal available at https://www.corkcoco.ie/en/resident/environment/climate-action-plan