Stage 2: Draft Plan

South Dublin County Council published the Draft County Development Plan 2016-2022 in July 2015, which marked the beginning of Stage 2 of the Plan preparation process.

On this page you can view the Draft County Development Plan Written Statement, Draft County Development Plan Maps, the Chief Executive's Report and all accompanying documents.

Submissions and observation were received on the Draft Plan and the Chief Executive prepared a report on the submissions. The Elected Members finished considering the report at a Special Council Meeting on Friday February 5th 2016 and agreed the proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Plan.

The public consultation on the proposed Material Alterations commenced on Thursday 25th February 2016 and initiated Stage 3 of the plan making process. 


About Stage 2 - Draft Plan

The publication of the Draft County Development Plan 2016-2022 represented a comprehensive vision for the future of South Dublin County. The County is in a strong position to increase its share of growth in the Dublin Region, to progress the development of sustainable communities and to offer a high quality environment, to make South Dublin County the best possible place in which to live, work and do business.

South Dublin County Council carried out public consultation between Monday 13th July and Thursday 24th September 2015 including a number of Public Information Sessions organised across the County. 

The Chief Executive prepared a report on the submissions received for the consideration of the Elected Members. The Chief Executive circulated his report to the Elected Members and the Elected Members finalised consideration of the Report at the Special Council Meeting on Friday February 5th 2016.

The Chief Execuitve has prepared the proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Plan for public consultation. The public consultation on the Material Alterations commenced on Thursday 25th February 2016. (see Stage 3

Documents Related to Stage 2

Further to the documents below, the Agenda for the Council Meetings considering the Chief Executive's Report is available here 

The Minutes for these meetings were noted at the Council Meeting on March 14th and are available here 

Draft South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022 - Written Statement

Index Map

Map No.1

Map No. 2

Map No. 3

Map No. 4

Map No. 5

Map No. 6

Map No. 7

Map No. 8

Map No. 9

Map No. 10

Map No. 11

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Report

Screening for Appropriate Assessment (AA)

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Report on Flood Risk in the Baldonnell Area

Landscape Character Assessment

Appraisal of candidate Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs)

Review of Record of Protected Structures

Audit of Geological Sites in South Dublin County

South Dublin Spatial Energy Demand Analysis

Newspaper Notice

Chief Executive's Report on Draft Plan Public Consultation

Note: Read in conjunction with the minutes from the Council Meetings on Feb 4th & Feb 5th 2016


Public Consultation on Proposed Variation No.3

On 20th November 2018, public consultation commenced on Proposed Variation No. 3 – Zoning Amendment to Lands at Ballymount / Naas Road. Written submissions or observations can be made in writing to the SEO, Forward Planning Section, Land Use, Planning and Transportation Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 no later than 4.00pm on 18th December 201(12.00 midnight if made online) or online at Consultation Portal

Variations to South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022

On May 21st 2018, South Dublin County Council made Variations to the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022. These variations are effective from May 21st 2018 and include for a zoning amendment to lands at Grangecastle West (Variation No.1) and new text and objectives in relation to the Vacant Site Levy (Variation No. 2).

Publication of the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016 - 2022

South Dublin County Council has published the new County Development Plan 2016-2022. The written statement, maps and companion documents are available here

The Plan is operational from June 12th 2016.