Section 2 Key Towns

Closed12 Jan, 2021, 9:00am - 23 Mar, 2021, 5:00pm


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.

Zoning of Lands in Graiguecullen
I wish to submit the lands outlined on the enclosed maps for consideration for primary residential development under the proposed new plan for Laois. I acknowledge that a new Area Plan for...
Zoning of Lands at Greenmill Lane, Portlaoise
A Chara,  Re: Laois County Development Plan 2021-2027  I am the owner of Folio [redacted]. I have attached a map of the land outlined in red.  This plot of land, approx. 1.4...
Downtown Portloaise Submission
Submission in relation to Draft Laois County Development Plan 2021 – 2027 Downtown Portlaoise would like to offer their full support to the Laois County Council Draft County Development plan 2021...
Zoning Status of Irish Rail Lands at Portlaoise Train Station
Subject: Zoning Status of Irish Rail Lands at Portlaoise Train Station  Good Afternoon  Clifton Scannell Emerson Associates, acting on behalf of Irish Rail have been...
Zoning of Lands in Sleaty, Graiguecullen
Dear Sir / Madam, It has come to my attention that the re-zoning of Sleaty/Graigue is now due for discussion. I would like to see a well structured plan to expand and develop...