Bracklyn Wind Farm plan to increase existing mast height

Bracklyn Wind Farm Limited intend to apply for retention permission and for permission for development at this site at Bracklin, Westmeath.

The development will consist of the retention of the existing 80 metre meteorological mast, which was erected as exempted development in accordance with Class 20A, Schedule 2, of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), and all ancillary infrastructure and associated site development and reinstatement works.

The company also intend to apply for the increase in height of the existing meteorological mast from 80 metres to a maximum height of up to 100 metres.

Existing access arrangements, using agricultural access tracks, will remain unaltered.

The operational lifetime of the proposed development will be up to five years.

The planning application may be inspected, or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority at Mullingar Municipal District Offices, County Buildings, Mullingar during its public opening hours.

A submission or observation in relation to the application may be made in writing to the Planning Authority at the above office on payment of the prescribed fee within the period of 5 weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application.