A vibrant community offering a new way of living

The Clonburris Strategic Development Zone - Draft Planning Scheme represents a shared outlook for the future growth of this important site at the heart of South Dublin County. The SDZ will also have a central role to play in addressing the demand for much needed new housing in Dublin.

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    20/3/18 The Proposed Material Alterations are available for inspection from Tuesday 20th March to Friday 20th April 2018.

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The Stages

Stage 1 - Pre Draft

To inform the preparation of the Draft SDZ Planning Scheme, the Council undertook non-statutory pre-draft public consultation in March / April 2016. A Chief Executive’s Report was prepared summarising the issues raised.

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Stage 2 - Current Stage 

The display of the Proposed Material Alterations to the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone Draft Planning Scheme, and the accompanying Environmental Assessment and Appropriate Assessment determinations are available for inspection from Tuesday 20th March to Friday 20th April 2018. 

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Stage 3 - Future Stages

Following the consultation period on the Proposed Material Alterations and Environmental Determinations, the Chief Executive will prepare a further report on all submissions or observations received during the prescribed period and submit the report to the Elected Members for consideration.

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The Area

The SDZ Planning Scheme lands, span 280 hectares, and are located between the established communities of Lucan, Clondalkin and Liffey Valley. The Adamstown SDZ is located to the west.

The lands are considered highly connected, prime development land and have also been designated as a Major Urban Housing Development Site with the opportunity for delivering housing within the Dublin Region and over the next decade and beyond, Clonburris will fulfil its potential as a new sustainable community.

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SDZ Boundary

Make a Submission

Only written submissions or observations in relation to the Proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Planning Scheme, Environmental Assessment determination and Appropriate Assessment determination are invited from members of the public and other interested parties including children, or groups or associations representing children.

Submissions and observations should state the name, address, and where relevant details of any organisation, community group etc. represented and should be made not later than Friday 20th April 2018. All valid submissions and observations received during the above time period will be taken into account before the Draft Planning Scheme is made.

Submissions can be made as follows

Online not later than midnight Friday 20th April 2018


By post not later than 4pm on Friday 20th April 2018

Senior Executive Officer

Land Use Planning and Transportation Department

South Dublin County Council

County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Submissions and observations cannot be accepted in any other format or to any other online or postal address. In order to acknowledge your submission in a timely manner, you are requested to provide an email address with a postal submission.