99 house plan invalid due to absence of site notice
A planning application to build 99 houses in Crosstown has been declared invalid because the developers failed to post a second site notice on a county access road.
Ferrybank Enterprises Ltd applied for permission to construct 99 semi-detached and terraces houses in five phases along with internal roadways, open spaces, a play area and a proposed new pedestrian and bicycle access onto the R741 and Crosstown Road.
The site was inspected by Executive Planner Liam Bowe on April 13 and he found a site notice displayed on the regional road R741 but there was no notice on the county road access to the north of the site. The Council decided that the planning requirements had not been met and the application was therefore deemed invalid. The applicants will receive a refund of the application fee.
On the application form, the directors of Ferrybank Enterprises are listed as James McGillycuddy and Liam Hipwell with a registered address at 17(a) Monck Street, Wexford.
The application was submitted care of Dermot Troy Architects, Gentstown, Tomhaggard. The Archaeology Manager of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht was notified of the application by the local authority. Observations on the planning application were made by a number of residents living in the Crosstown and Ferrybank areas.