Maynooth Community Council stay up to speed and involved in various public consultations that may arise that are of significance to the Maynooth community.

Open Public Consultations:

Draft Kildare County Development Plan 2023 – 2029

Open until 24th May 2022


Kildare County Council and Elected Members welcome your input
and submissions to the
Draft Kildare County Development Plan 2023 – 2029 which is on public display until 4 p.m. on 24th May 2022.

View the Draft Plan
–  in the Content  area of this page
–  The Planning Office, Kildare County Council, Aras Chill Dara, Naas 
    9 am –  4 p.m. Monday – Friday. Appointments can be made online by 
    phoning 045 980200 or at

Online Public Information Sessions
To facilitate a discussion and to provide an overview about the policies, objectives, actions and targets within the Draft Development Plan three independently facilitated online public information sessions will be held at the following times and dates:
Wednesday   6th April   7pm –  9pm
Wednesday 27th April  10am -12pm
Wednesday 11th  May   2pm –  4pm

As all three sessions will follow the same format, and to accommodate all those who wish to attend, interested members of the public are asked to attend only one of these sessions. Attendance at one session can be booked via the website under the ‘Public Information Sessions’ section. 

Make your Submission
This is the time to make your submission! Submissions are welcome and can be made;
– from this page at Make a Submission link
– in writing to; The Draft Kildare County Development Plan, C/O The Administrative Officer, Forward Planning, 
  Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare.

Closing Date for submissions, strictly; 4 p.m. 24th May 2022
Submissions will be made public on the website and at the offices of the Planning Department. As an online facility has been provided for your convenience, e-mail and faxed submissions will not be accepted.

Details of your privacy entitlements and obligations under GDPR can be read here:

Enquiries can be made to 045 980790 / 045 980748

Closed Public Consultations:

Some public consultations that MCC attended in 2021 are listed below. Submissions were made on behalf of the community council.

  1. Maynooth Harbour Field Public Amenity Development (November 2021)

2. Maynooth Transport Strategy (November 2021) – Online Survey

3. Eirgrid Line Upgrade (Nov 2021)

4. Dart+ extension (Oct 2021)

5. Kildare County Development Plan – Pre Draft Consultation (March 2021)