We Asked, You Said, We Did

Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a revised scheme for the Clonskeagh Road Cycle Scheme (UCD to Clonskeagh Bridge). The second round of public consultation dealt with the two main issues at the Clonskeagh Road -  Beech Hill Road junction.

In advance of this, an update was presented at the Dundrum Municipal Area Committee meeting on Monday 5th October 2020 and a follow-up briefing on the updated scheme was given to Dundrum Area Committee members on Wednesday 14th October 2020. Public consultation was held from 20th October to 19th November, 2020.

You said

A total of 727 submissions were received through the Online Survey form, and 70 by letter or emails during this period.

We did

A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 7th December, 2020. The report and its recommendations were noted by Councillors. The scheme will be amended by the designers, as far as possible, to reflect concerns raised in the public consultation.

We asked

DLR Parks sought the public's comments or observations in relation to PC/PKS/01/20 Development of Myrtle Square & Convent Lane, Dún Laoghaire

You said

140 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

It received Part 8 planning approval at the January 2021 Council Meeting

We asked

The Council sought feedback and comments on the Preliminary Design for Wyattville Road Cycle Scheme (Phase 2).

You said

In total, 172 submissions were received. A detailed summary of feedback received is included in the public consultation report.

We did

All submissions were read and considered while trying to improve and produce a well-rounded and suitable design solution. After careful review, a number of changes have been made to address recurring comments and have been incorporated into the preliminary design layout of the Wyattville Road Cycle Scheme. Each change to the design is listed and justified in Section 4 of the public consultation report which is available below. 

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed cycle route on Clonskeagh Road from UCD to the proposed Clonskeagh Bridge. The scheme aims to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme preliminary design was made to the Elected Members in the Dundrum Area Committee on 2nd July 2020. Public consultation was held from Friday 3rd July, 2020 to Friday 14th August, 2020.

You said

A total of 264 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey. 12 letters and emails were received by Friday 14th August, 2020.

We did

A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 5th October and a further briefing was held with Councillors on 14th October 2020. The scheme will be amended by the designers to reflect concerns raised in the public consultation. Further public consultation will be undertaken on two aspects of the scheme near the Beech Hill junction.

We asked

dlr asked for the public's submissions and observations with respect of the Building Hieghts in the Cherrywood Planning Scheme.

You said

13 submissions we received in relation to this consultation, covering a wide range of opinions.

We did

We would like to thanks those who took the time to make a submission. We note that there was a wide range of opinions in relation to Building Heights in Cherrywood and all comments made are being considered and taken on board as part of the Building Heights review for the Cherrywood Planning Scheme.

We asked

The Council sought feedback on a Draft Abounded Bikes Policy.  The policy outlined the process for removing bikes from public areas, including from traffic poles and cycle parking stands, when bikes are deemed to be abandoned

You said

In total, 42 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub by June 9th, 2020. 100% of those who responded were supportive of the policy to remove bikes from public areas that are deemed to be abandoned. In addition, 3 responses were received by email.

We did

Based on the submissions, a number of revisions were made to the text and a report on the public consultation was presented to Transportation and Marine Strategic Policy Committee in June 2020.

We asked

DLR Parks & Landscape Services asked for the public to have their say on the design and development of Blackrock Park Masterplan

You said

108 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

We have finalized the Master Plan for Blackrock Park and is now available for public viewing

https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/parks-outdoors/parks-plans-and-policies

We asked

The Council sought feedback on 5 route options for the provision of a cycle route on Carysfort Avenue.

You said

In total, 439 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub by 27th February 2020. 61.5% of those who responded indicated that their preferred option was a two way cycle track on one side of Carysfort Avenue.

We did

A report on the public consultation was presented to the Dun Laoghaire Area Committee in April 2020. A two-way cycle track was introduced on Carysfort Avenue in Summer 2020 using the NTA Covid19 funding stream.

We asked

dlr asked for the public's submissions or observations with respect to Draft Parking Control Bye-Laws 2020

You said

Submissions have been received and the consultation is now closed

We did

Submissions are being reviewed and a report will be prepared. 

We asked

dlr asked for the public's comments or observations in relation to the proposed Corporate Plan 2020-2024 and specific areas of focus over the 5 year plan

 

You said

978 submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

The draft Corporate Plan will be presented to Council members in January 2020, with a view to publish thereafter.

We asked

DLR Parks & Landscape Services asked for the public to have their say on the design and development of Shanganagh Park Masterplan

You said

357 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

We have finalised the Shanganagh Park Master Plan and is now available for public viewing https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/parks-outdoors/parks-plans-and-policies

We asked

DLR Housing Department asked for the public's comments or observations in relation to the proposed Housing Scheme of 119 units at Ballyogan Court, Ballyogan, Dublin 18.

You said

Four submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

The DLR Housing Department received Part 8 Planning Approval at the Council meeting on the 7th June 2019.

We asked

DLR Housing Department asked for the public's comments or observations in relation to the proposed Housing Scheme of 13 units at Rockville Drive, Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines, Co. Dublin

You said

Forty Nine submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

The DLR Housing Department received Part 8 Planning Approval at the Council meeting on the 7th of June 2019

We asked

Draft bye-laws titled, ‘Draft Control of On-street Car Club Bye-laws 2018’ were brought to the Area Committees on the following dates;

  • Dún Laoghaire Area Committee (Municipal Services) on 22nd  October 2018
  • Dundrum Area Committee (Municipal Services) on 5th November 2018

The amended bye-laws were then brought to a full County Council meeting on 12th November 2018 and approval was given by the Elected Members to proceed to public consultation on the draft bye-laws.

You said

One submission was received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub survey form and 58 submissions were received by email to info@dlrcoco.ie during the public consultation period from 14th November 2018 to 13th December 2018.

The majority of submissions were from persons living in the County and one submission was from a car club operator. 58 of the submissions were supportive of the car club operation.

We did

A report on this consultation, as attached, was distributed to the Dundrum and Dún Laoghaire Area Committees (Municipal Services) for noting.

Following this, the draft bye-laws were brought to a meeting of the full County Council on February 11h, 2019 and the bye-laws were adopted by the Elected Members.

We asked

DLR Parks & Landscape Services asked for the public to have their say on the design and development of Marlay Park Master Plan

You said

332 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

DLR Parks & Landscape Services developed the design and put the plans and particulars on public display in accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the 2001 - 2017 Planning and Development Regulations on the 6th July 2018

We have finalised the Master Plan and is now available for public viewing https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/news/general-news-public-notices/marlay-park-masterplan-2018

We asked

A number of presentations were delivered on ‘Bike Share’ and ‘Stationless Bikes’ in recent years to the Dún Laoghaire and Dundrum Area Committees (Municipal Services) and to the Transportation and County Wide Movement Strategic Policy Committee.

Draft  bye-laws titled, ‘Control of Stationless On-Street Bike Hire Bye-Laws 2018’ were brought to a full County Council meeting on 11th June 2018 where it was agreed by Elected Members to proceed to public consultation on the draft bye-laws.

You said

A total of 10 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub survey form and no submissions were received by email to info@dlrcoco.ie during the public consultation period from 14th June 2018 to 26th July  2018.

The majority of submissions were from persons living and working in the County and the majority were supportive of the stationless bikes operation. They indicated they would use a stationless bike sharing scheme for local short trips, commuting trip, trips from Dart or Luas and trips to college

We did

A report on this consultation, as attached, was distributed to the Dundrum and Dún Laoghaire Area Committees (Municipal Services) for noting.

Following this, the draft bye-laws were brought to a meeting of the full County Council on November 12th, 2018 and the bye-laws were adopted by the Elected Members.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed cycle route on Monkstown Road from Monkstown Village to Temple Hill in Blackrock. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme was made to the Elected Members in the Dún Laoghaire Area Committee on June 28th, 2018.

You said

A total of 68 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey form and 8 by email to traffic@dlrcoco.ie.

We did

Two public consultation reports were circulated to the Elected Members in the Dún Laoghaire Area Committee and the comments and observations were forwarded to the scheme designers.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed cycle route on Drummartin Link Road and part of Kilgobbin Road. This includes an upgrade to the Drummartin Link Road and Blackthorn Drive junction near the Beacon Hospital and the provision of a cycle route through the Rotary over the M50. The scheme aims to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme preliminary design was made to the Elected Members in the Dundrum Area Committee on December 4th, 2017.

You said

A total of 30 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey form and 3 by email to traffic@dlrcoco.ie.

We did

A public consultation report was prepared and a presented to the Elected Members in the Dundrum Area Committee on June 6th 2018 and the comments and observations were forwarded to the scheme designers for consideration and inclusion in the scheme detailed design.

We asked

DLR Parks sought the public's comments or observations in relation to the proposed scheme

You said

1 submission was received in relation to this consultation

We did

DLR Parks received Part 8 planning approval at the County Council Meeting on the 11th June 2018

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed pedestrian and cycle safety improvements on Stillorgan Road near UCD from the Rise to the footbridge midway between the Fosters Avenue junction and Belfield flyover at the pedestrian footbridge. The main of the scheme is to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists on approaches to the Fosters Avenue junction and to facilitate the provision a new pedestrian/cycle entrance to UCD. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme preliminary design was made to the Elected Members in Dún Laoghaire Area Committee on 26th March 2018 and to the Dundrum Area Committee on 4th April 2018.

You said

A total of 54 submissions were received, mainly through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey form.

We did

A public consultation report was prepared and a presented to the Elected Members in the Dún Laoghaire Area Committee on 28th May 2018 and in the Dundrum Area Committee on 6th June 2018. The comments and observations were forwarded to the scheme designers for consideration and inclusion in the scheme detailed design.