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.

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Plan Making 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 - 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.

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Stage 3 - Appeal & Planning Scheme

An Bord Pleanála APPROVED the making of the planning scheme for Clonburris subject to modifications and clarifications in May 2019. The Clonburris SDZ Planning Scheme 2019 is available here

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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

Clonburris SDZ Planning Scheme

The Clonburris Strategic Development Zone Planning Scheme (May 2019) is available hereThe Clonburris SDZ Planning Scheme 2019 can also be viewed in individual Sections: