Reps report on 19th February 2020 Physical Development SPC – Aisling Wheeler

Representative Name

Aisling Wheeler

Were you asked to raise any issues on behalf of Clare PPN members at this meeting?

Yes- query why building new Data Centres is a priority for Clare Co. Council

Main topics discussed at the meeting:

LSMATS transport strategy

List any decisions made at the meeting:

I don’t think any concrete decisions on anything were made

Do you require any action to be taken by Clare PPN staff as a result of this meeting?

I’d like to have more info on what power the Council has to impose conditions on planning applications- especially in regard to the proposed Data Centre(s) – by what mechanism could the Council make planning permission contingent on the Centre producing its own energy from renewable resources?

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