Section 2 Key Towns
2. KEY TOWNS
Note: Please click on the links to supporting zoning maps to the right under Materials.
It is an objective of the Council to make Local Area Plans for Portlaoise. During the Transition period between adoption of this County Development Plan and the adoption of the Local Area Plan for Portlaoise, the objectives (including zoning objectives – REFER TO Map 2.1 under Materials in the column to the right), policies and standards in this County Development Plan shall apply.
A joint LAP for the Carlow / Graiguecullen area was prepared in 2012 and further extended up to and including 22nd October 2022. It is an objective of Laois County Council to prepare a Joint Spatial Plan for the Greater Carlow Graiguecullen Area in conjunction with Carlow County Council which will align with the policy provisions of the EMRA RSES and the Southern Regional Assembly RSES in order to comply with RPO 4.75. In this regard a zoning map has not been included at this stage of the process.