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A large number of the modifications agreed at the Special Council Meeting on the Draft Planning Scheme are considered to constitute Material Alterations to the Draft Planning Scheme. As such, these modifications require statutory public consultation under Section 169 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and are set out in the Proposed Material Alterations document.

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 on the proposed material alterations are available for inspection at the following locations during normal opening hours from Tuesday 20th March to Friday 20th April 2018 inclusive: SDCC County Hall Tallaght, County Library Tallaght, Civic Offices Clondalkin, Clondalkin Library and Lucan Library.

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 at 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

8th February 2018 

On 1st of February 2018, the Elected Members resolved to make the draft Planning Scheme (the Scheme) for the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone subject to variations and modifications.

The Executive are assessing all variations and modifications to determine if they are material alteration(s) to the draft Scheme.  A determination shall be made on the carrying out of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and/ or Appropriate Assessment (AA) for the material alteration(s) This will take a number of weeks.

The material alterations accompanied by the AA and SEA (as required) will be the subject of public consultation. A newspaper notice will be published in accordance with the legislation providing an opportunity for the public to make submissions at that time.

15th December 2017

The Chief Executive's Report on the submissions received on the Draft Planning Scheme was  submitted to the Elected Members on 14th December 2017 for consideration.

The report includes details of the public consultation programme, lists the persons or bodies who made submissions or observations, summarise the issues raised in the submissions or observations and gives responses and recommendations of the Chief Executive to the issues raised.

6th November 2017

Public Consultation of the Draft Planning Scheme ended on 3rd November 2017.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the public consultation process. The Chief Executive is now preparing a report on the submissions received for the consideration of the Elected Members. 

The Draft Planning Scheme and Chief Executives report will then be considered by the Elected Members. Further consultation may be carried out if material alterations are made to the Draft Planning Scheme.

22nd September 2017

The Draft Planning Scheme for the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone is now available to view here.

A six week public consultation period relating to the Draft Planning Scheme, is taking place between Friday 22nd September 2017 to Friday 3rd November 2017.

The Draft Planning Scheme can be viewed at SDCC County Hall Tallaght, County Library Tallaght, Civic Offices Clondalkin, Clondalkin Library and Lucan Library.

Council Staff will be available to provide general guidance and answer queries on the Draft Planning Scheme every Wednesday afternoon between 2.00pm and 4.00pm at County Hall Tallaght during the public consultation period.

Drop In information sessions will take place as follows:




Civic Offices, Clondalkin

Tuesday 3rd October

4pm to 7pm

Clondalkin Library

Thursday 5th October

4pm to 7pm

Lucan Library

Monday 9th October

4pm to 7pm

Tallaght Library

Thursday 12th October

4pm to 7pm

The Council is inviting online submissions through the Online Consultation Portal or by post.

For further details on how to make a submission click here.