SEA sectors

The EPA should be consulted on all sectoral plans / programmes / strategies where the requirements of the SEA Directive apply. See Key SEA Contacts for details.

Examples of key sectoral national and regional plans are shown below. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and serves only to indicate suggested key plans to be aware of when preparing SEAs .

Examples of Key Sectoral Plans / Programmes / Strategies

SectorPlan Name
Agriculture Food Wise 2025, National Rural Development Programme
Energy

Grid 25 Implementation Plan, Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan

Forestry National Forestry Programme, draft Forestry and Freshwater Pearl Mussel Plan
Fisheries Seafood Development Programme, National Strategic Plan for Aquaculture
Industry Shannon Foynes Port Company Masterplan, Dublin Port Company Masterplan
Telecoms National Broadband Plan
Transport Greater Dublin Area Transport Strategy, National Policy Framework for Alternative Fuels Infrastructure for Transport
Tourism Wild Atlantic Way
Town & Country Planning National Planning Framework - Ireland 2040, Regional Spatial Economic Strategies (in preparation)
Waste Management Regional Waste Management Plans
Water Management Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland, Water Services Strategic Plan, draft National Water Resources Plan, National CFRAMS Programme, Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Plan
Other Key Plans National Peatland Strategy, National (Climate) Mitigation Plan, National (Climate) Adaptation Framework, National Landscape Strategy, National Biodiversity Action Plan.