Variation 44 and 45

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  PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000-2006 (SECTION 13)

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DRAFT VARIATIONS OF

THE DUBLIN CITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2005-2011

(VARIATIONS NO. 44 & NO.45)

 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 13 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000-2006 that Dublin City Council, being the Planning Authority for Dublin City, has prepared two proposed Draft Variations of the Dublin City Development Plan 2005-2011 in accordance with the objectives of the Naas Road Lands Strategic Plan: 

  1. To designate lands in and around the junction(s) of the Naas Road, the Kylemore Road and Walkinstown Avenue, Long Mile Road as a Prime Urban Centre in accordance with the Land Use Strategy set out in the Naas Road Lands Strategic Plan
  2. To rezone a similar but not identical block of lands from Z6 to Z14 to facilitate the regeneration of the area by allowing for a greater mix of land uses on the lands.   

Variation No. 44

It is proposed to vary the Dublin City Development Plan 2005 – 2011 by changing the zoning of land at Naas Road (between the Naas Road  and Long Mile Road and extending to the Lansdowne Valley Park):

From:  Zoning Objective Z6 – To provide for the creation and protection of enterprise and facilitate opportunities for employment creation.

To:      Zoning Objective Z14 – To seek the social, economic  and physical development  and /or rejuvenation of an area with mixed use of which residential  and Z6 would be the predominant use.

The purpose of the proposed variation is to change the zoning of the subject lands from the existing Z6 (Enterprise) to Z14 (Rejuvenation), in order to facilitate the rejuvenation of the Naas Road area, and allow for the provision of a sustainable mix of uses, in accordance with the Land Use Strategy set out in the ‘Naas Road Lands Strategic Plan’

Variation No. 45

It is proposed to vary the Dublin City Development Plan 2005 – 2011 by designating the lands at Naas Road (between the Naas Road and Long Mile Road and extending to the Lansdowne Valley Park) as a Prime Urban Centre;

A Prime Urban Centre is defined as ‘a higher order centre, which by reason of its existing size and/or established urban has the potential /capacity to deliver on a range of requirements, including:

  • Increased density of development
  • Accessibility by public transport
  • A viable retail and commercial core
  • A comprehensive range of high quality community and social services
  • A distinctive spatial identity with a high quality urban environment.

The purpose of the proposed variation is to designate the area as a Prime Urban Centre in order to facilitate the rejuvenation of the Naas Road area, encourage the provision of a quantum of development and a sustainable mix of uses with a view to achieving a  viable commercial centre in accordance with the Land Use Strategy  set out in the ‘Naas Road Lands Strategic Plan’.

A copy of the proposed Draft Variations will be available for inspection at the Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 from Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) between the hours of 09.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. from Tuesday 13th October to Monday 9th November 2009 (both dates inclusive). 

For  convenience a non-statutory public display of the Draft Variations will also be held at the Walkinstown Library, Percy French Road, Dublin 12 during the library’s normal opening hours.  A public display will also be held on Tuesday 20th October from 3.00 – 8.00 p.m. in the Bluebell Community Centre, Bluebell Avenue, Dublin 12. 

Details are also available below

Written submissions or observations in relation to the proposed Draft Variation made to the Planning Authority within the above said period will be taken into consideration before the making of a decision on the Draft Variation. Such submissions or observations should be addressed to: 

Tom Vaughan, Planning Department, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 or via email to planning@dublincity.ie

 

 

 

Date :  13th October, 2009

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