Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Designation CH 01 Settlement Development Limit
|A settlement development limit is designated as identified on Map No. 14 - Creagh.
The settlement development limit is designated to provide development opportunities in line with the scale, character and role of this linear settlement, while preventing ribboning and urban sprawl into the surrounding countryside, and excluding lands of high environmental quality and wildlife value along the Moyola River.
Designation CH 02 Local Landscape Policy
A Local Landscape Policy Area is designated as identified on Map No. 1 - Countryside and Map No. 14 - Creagh.
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of the area are listed below:
- Visually significant mature tree belt at the junction of the Creagh and Blackpark Roads, with its contribution to the setting of the settlement and nature conservation value;
- Listed bridge over the Moyola River at Aughrim Road, including its setting and views;
- Moyola River corridor and associated vegetation is an important landscape feature, and acts as a wildlife corridor.
Policy for the control of development in Local Landscape Policy Areas is contained in Policy CON 2
in Part 2 of the Plan.