A vibrant community offering a new way of living

The Clonburris Strategic Development Zone - 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.

Infographic Mobile 150718

News and Events

Read More on Appeal

  • 13/05/19

    An Bord Pleanala Decision on Planning Scheme

    An Bord Pleanála decided on May 8th 2019, under the provision of the Planning and Development Act, 2000, as amended, to APPROVE the making of the planning scheme for Clonburris subject to modification

    Read More

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.

Read More

Stage 2 - Draft Stage 

A Draft Planning Scheme was prepared by South Dublin County Council and went on public display in September 2017.   Following the period of public display and the preparation of the Chief Executive’s Report on submissions and observations received, the Elected Members voted to adopt the Draft Planning Scheme with alterations, a number of which constituted material alterations.

Read More

Stage 3 - Appeal 

Appeal Decision

An Bord Pleanála decided on May 8th 2019, under the provision of the Planning and Development Act, 2000, as amended, to APPROVE the making of the planning scheme for Clonburris subject to modifications and clarifications.

Read more

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.

Read More

SDZ Boundary

Make a Submission

Public consultation on the Draft Planning Scheme and the Proposed Material Alterations has ended. Thank you to everyone who participated in the public consultation process.