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Dublin City Council is currently preparing the new City Development Plan 2016–2022. This Plan will set out a shared vision and direction for the future development of our city over the next six years. We are encouraging people, communities and organisations to read through the Draft Plan and make observations. We encourage you to make your submission early. The deadline for submission is December 11th, 2015.
Public participation at this early stage is vital and we welcome your views. Please tell us what you think to help us plan for the future of Dublin as a great city to live in, do business and enjoy. http://dublincitydevelopmentplan.ie/
Dublin City PPN Newsletter
Dublin City Council is currently in the process of establishing a Public Participation Network (PPN) for the city. As part of this process we will be publishing Dublin City PPN News at regular intervals
Passing of Resolution to Vary the Rate of the Local Property Tax
Dublin City Council
In pursuance of the provisions of Section 20 of the FINANCE (LOCAL PROPERTY TAX) ACT 2012 (as amended), I the undersigned, hereby notify the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government of the passing of a resolution at a meeting of the above mentioned local authority on 22nd September 2015 to the effect that the basic rate of local property tax should stand varied downwards by 15 per cent for the period 1 November 2015 to 30 October 2016 in respect of relevant residential properties situated in the local authority’s administrative area. The varied rate shall take effect from the liability date in the year in which notification is sent to the Revenue Commissioners.
Signed: Owen P. Keegan, Chief Executive, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8
Date: 1st October 2015
Draft Section 48 Development Contribution Scheme 2016-2020
Notice is hereby given that Dublin City Council has prepared a Draft Development Contribution Scheme in accordance with the provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended.
Dublin City Council invites applications, on the official form, from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for inclusion on a panel from which the following vacancy may be filled.
Community Grants Scheme 2016
Dublin City Council aims to support community groups with their activities and projects by promoting the participation and involvement in the city through the community grants scheme. Community Groups make their applications while taking into consideration the key priorities of the scheme such as:
#KeepDublinClean with the Clean Dublin Team.
Report illegal dumping on http://www.fixyourstreet.ie or on the litter hotline 1800 251 500.
Dublin City Council is intensifying its Anti Litter Campaign this year in an effort to deal with the serious problem of illegal dumping in parts of the North Inner City.
Keeping our city clean is a shared responsibility for us all. Please click here for more information.
The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies and Certificate in Oral History courses will be offered at Dublin City Library and Archive, 138 - 144 Pearse Street on Monday’s (Local Studies) and Tuesday’s (Oral History) from September 2015 until April 2016. The courses will be held in the evenings from 5.30 - 8 pm and will equip participants with skills in researching local history, including the preparation of a dissertation, and how to carry out an oral history interview. The closing date for course applications is 5 pm on Friday 4th September. For more information and a printed course brochure, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new Draft Local Area Plan (LAP) has been prepared for Phibsborough under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).
The Plan, which is at Draft stage, will remain in place for 6-years once adopted, with the potential to extend to 10-years. It contains numerous objectives for enhancing the local environment within Phibsborough and sets out land use requirements for key development sites. (Click here for further details)
Members of the public are invited to make submissions on the Draft Plan in the period from 17th August – 28th September 2015.
Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable?
If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2015. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.
College Green Bus Corridor now operates from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday. During these hours, only buses, taxis and bicycles can travel through College Green. The corridor will remain open to all vehicles outside of these hours, including all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Go to www.luascrosscity.ie and click on 'show how it affects your journey'
Access to car parks will be maintained at all times.
You can plan your journey to your public car park of choice with the car park access guide .
New exhibition “The Funeral of O’Donovan Rossa” on display in City Hall from 1st August 2015
O’Donovan Rossa's body lay in state for four days in City Hall before interment in Glasnevin Cemetery on 1st August 1915. The exhibition uses images, newspaper articles and ephemera from the Dublin and Irish Collections, Dublin City Library and Archive, Pearse Street and also footage of the funeral from Mise Eire which shows the statues in City Hall draped in black for the occasion. More...
The exhibition will be on display in City Hall Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5.15pm from 1st August until the end of October 2015. Entry is FREE of charge.
Dublin City Council is pleased to present this Corporate Plan for the period 2015 -2019.
It puts forward a Vision for both the City and the Council as an organisation and affirms the values by which we should work together to deliver on our ambitions.
How to get your €100 Water Conservation Grant
You need to have registered with Irish Water by the 30th June 2015 at the latest, even if you are not an Irish Water customer. You can do this online at www.water.ie by phoning 1890 448 448, or by post. More information...
An bealach le do Dheontas Caomhnaithe Uisce €100 a fháil
Caithfidh tú a bheith cláraithe le hUisce Éireann roimh 30 Meitheamh 2015 ar a dheireanaí, fiú murar custaiméir de chuid Uisce Éireann tú. Is féidir é seo a dhéanamh ar líne ag www.water.ie, trí ghlaoch ar 1890 448 448, nó tríd an bpost. Ní gá duit aon rud eile a dhéanamh anois. Breis eolais...
Seven-day recycling available
Dublin City Council has announced that five Bring Centres will open from 10am to 4pm on Sundays between now and 27th September 2015.
The Bring Centres are located at:
Opening these Bring Centres on a seven-day basis is part of Dublin City Council’s drive to make it easier for people to recycle.
The Living City initiative focuses on the regeneration of retail and commercial districts and encouraging people to live in the historic centres of Cork,Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick and Waterford.
The aim of the Living City initiative is to bring life back into the heart of the relevant cities by offering tax relief for qualifying expenditure incurred on the refurbishment or conversion of certain buildings where conditions are met.
As a property owner, taking measures to protect your property from flooding will limit the distress and damage caused by flooding. However, finding the right flood protection products can be difficult.
Dublin City Council has developed a Property Flood Protection Guide to assist property owners in selecting flood protection products. We have also produced other documents that will assist property owners in preparing in advance for a flood and dealing with a flood as it is happening. More...
Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services to homes and businesses in Ireland.
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Tuesday 6th October, 2015: Pete St. John launches his ‘Out in ‘16’ suite of songs at an evening of song and craic in Dublin’s City Hall in the presence of an tArdmhéara Críona Ní Dhálaigh. This latest Song-Art Programme from Pete is presented in concert with Dublin City Council as part of the Council’s 1916 Easter Rising Commemoration Programme.2nd October Read more