Bord na Mona gets go ahead for Wind Monitoring Mast
3rd July 2017
BORD na Mona has been granted conditional planning permission to retain an existing wind monitoring mast to assess the suitability of the company's land for wind farm development in Shannonbridge.
The company sought permission from Offaly County Council to retain an existing guyed wind monitoring mast with instruments, 80 metres in height at Leitra, Shannonbridge. The purpose of the mast is to assess the suitability of the company's adjacent lands for wind farm development. The planning permission was granted on May 29th last with a number of conditions attached.
According to the planning file, the development shall be in accordance with the plans and particulars submitted to the Planning Authority on April 4th 2017 except where altered or amended by conditions on this permission. The planning permission will be valid for three years from the date of the permission. On expiry of that period, the mast shall be removed and the site reinstated unless its continued use or a revised structure is allowed by reason of a future planning permission.