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Open Consultations

  • Arts: Artists’ Workspace Needs

    dlr Arts Office is eager to learn more about local artists’ need for workspace. Currently the Council supports workspaces in Dún Laoghaire Baths, Marlay Craft Courtyard, Rathfarnham and through Mart Studios at The Grainstore, Cabinteely. We also provide workspaces through residency programmes in...

    Closes 28 May 2024

  • Residential Zoned Land Tax Draft Map 2024 (Rezoning)

    The Government’s Housing For All – A New Housing Plan for Ireland proposed a new tax to activate vacant land for residential purposes as a part of the Pathway to Increasing New Housing Supply. The Residential Zoned Land Tax was introduced in the Finance Act 2021. The process to identify land...

    Closes 31 May 2024

  • Roads: Taking in Charge at Bray Relief Road, Old Connaught

    In accordance with the provisions of Section 11 of the Roads Act, 1993 (as amended), Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to consider the making of a declaration that roads, footpaths, public lighting, water mains, foul sewer and surface water sewer at Bray...

    Closes 13 June 2024

  • Planning: Taking in Charge at Woodbank, Shankill, Co. Dublin

    In accordance with the provisions of Section 180 of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 to initiate the procedures of Section 11 of the Roads Act, 1993 (as amended), Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to consider the making of a declaration that open space,...

    Closes 24 June 2024

  • Applications for Designation of Bathing Waters 2024

    Each year, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is required to identify bathing waters (sea, river or lake surface waters) within their area which they consider to be widely used by the public for bathing for the upcoming bathing season. Public participation is needed during May...

    Closes 28 June 2024

Closed Consultations

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We asked

dlr Forward Planning Infrastructure Department sought the public's comments or observations in relation to the development, build-out and delivery of the Cherrywood Town Centre and Environs, as well as identifying any potential new opportunities that may arise from the Review.

You said

143 submissions were received in relation to this Non-Statutory Public Consultation.

We did

dlr Forward Planning Infrastructure Department are reviewing all submissions/observations received with a view to submitting an amendment to the Cherrywood Planning Scheme to An Board Pleanala.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invited submissions in respect of the Living Streets: Dún Laoghaire, a sustainable mobility and public realm improvement project which aims to enhance the attractiveness, liveability, connectivity, and economic vibrancy of Dún Laoghaire town. Following on from the temporary measures implemented during the summer of 2021, the proposed scheme will permanently upgrade the urban realm in Dún Laoghaire. Works will provide for street and road safety improvements (including pedestrianisation of part of George's Street Lower, Sussex Street and Convent Road), modal filters and Clarinda Park improvements.  

You said

There was a total of 7,057 submissions received within the statutory consultation period (2 November 2023 to 16 January 2024) - the highest number of submissions ever received for any public consultation held by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. These comprised 6,444 online submissions through the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Citizen Space Hub, 492 email or postal submissions, and 121 paper surveys submitted through DLR libraries.

Overall, 53.9% of submissions were in support of the scheme in the proposed format; 10.4% were in support of the scheme with certain changes, and 34.5% did not support the scheme. Approximately 1.2% of submissions did not clearly indicate a preference for or against the scheme.  

We did

The Council has reviewed and recorded all the feedback and comments received during the consultation period and this was incorporated into the Part 8 Chief Executive’s Report. The Part 8 Chief Executive’s Report was brought before the Elected Members of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. The Living Streets: Dún Laoghaire Part 8 scheme with amendments was agreed at the Council Meeting of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council on 11 March 2024 (formally adopted on 12 March 2024 due to meeting concluding after midnight). The Part 8 Chief Executive’s Report, EIA and AA Screening Report Addendum, and amended scheme drawings are available to view below. 

We asked

We asked for your submissions / observations during a pre-draft public consultation that ran from Tuesday 12th September 2023 to Tuesday 17th October 2023.

You said

We recieved a total of 109 submissions / observations.

The Planning Authority would like to thank everyone who took the time to prepare and submit a submission / observation and who attended one of the drop in days. 

We did

We reviewed all submissions / observations and prepared a Chief Executive's Report that provides an overview of issues raised during the pre-draft public consualtion.

The outcome of the consultation can be viewed online here.