Online Planning Application

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Make an Online Planning Application


Certain planning applications can be made online. You can make a planning application online if your application is one of the following:

  • Class 1 (Single residential unit)
  • Class 2  Domestic extension
  • Class 9  The provision of an advertisement structure or the use of an existing structure or other land for the exhibition of advertisements.
  • Class 13 Development not coming within Classes 1 to 12

Note: Applications involving PROTECTED STRUCTURES will NOT be accepted

To use this facility you must  first register as a user . Once an account has been created you can manage your online applications from your computer. This allows you to:

  • review previously submitted applications
  • partially complete an application 
  • check on the current status of an application 

What information/documentation do I need to complete an on line application?

Before you submit your application online you should have the following files saved in PDF format. These files must be attached to your application as part of the application process.

  • Scanned copy of newspaper notice. You must scan the entire page of the newspaper in which the notice appears. Note: The date of publication and newspaper name must be clearly visible.
  • Scanned copy of site notice.  This document must be in colour in respect of application made within 6 months of date of previous application.
  • Applicants shall only submit documents which can be fully viewable using Adobe Reader.
  • Drawing files should be converted into .PDF files.
  • Applicants shall only submit documents which can be fully viewable using Adobe Reader
  • Credit Card/Laser Card details
  • If your application requires the consent of the owner you must include a scanned copy of this document with your application.

The mandatory fields on the form must be completed. The system will not allow you to continue with the application process until you have entered information in these fields.

How will I know if my application has been received?

You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your payment of the planning fees. Details of application you have submitted will appear in the personal account you have created and a PDF document will be attached to this entry which includes all of the information you have entered in the on line application. This document effectively becomes the application form.

What is the registration date of my application ?

An application lodged on a working day i.e. up to midnight, will be registered as having been received on that day, otherwise the registration date will be the next working day.

Who should I contact if I have problems completing the application on line?

All queries in relation to lodging applications on line should be referred to WEBAPPS@DUBLINCITY.IE

A representative from Dublin City Council will contact you at the latest on the next working day.
Please provide as much detail as possible to enable us to refer your problem to the appropriate person.

Before you begin the process of completing a planning application on line you may wish to consult the guidance notes (PDF document)

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