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Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022

On Friday 23rd September 2016, the Elected Members of Dublin City Council officially adopted the Dublin City Development Plan 2016–2022. The new Dublin City Development Plan comes into effect on Friday 21st October 2016 and will be available for inspection, and to purchase at the following location:

  • Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Planning Counter, Block 4, Ground Floor, Wood Quay Dublin 8, (9am-4:30pm)

The documents will also be available to view or download from the Council’s websites from Friday 21st October 2016.


Dublin City Development Plan 2011-2017

Arising from the Judgement and Order of the High Court dated 27th April, 2012 and 27th June, 2012, respectively, in relation to the former Z15 Zoning in the City Development Plan 2011 – 2017, the City Council at a Special Council Meeting held on 13th May, 2013, adopted a Proposal for inclusion in the Dublin City Development Plan 2011 – 2017 to replace those aspects of the Development Plan quashed for the purposes of zoning the unzoned former Z15 lands.

A copy of the adopted text together with a schedule of the adopted maps now form part of the Dublin City Development Plan 2011 – 2017 and is available to download hereunder;

The Dublin City Development Plan sets out policies and objectives to create a sustainable and vibrant city at the heart of the Greater Dublin Region. This plan guides how and where development will take place in the city over the next 6 years.

This plan was adopted by Dublin City Council at a Special adjourned Meeting on 24th November 2010. The plan came into effect on 22nd December 2010




Previous Development Plan

Click here to view the 2005-2011 Development Plan

For more information

Dublin City Council
Planning Department
Civic Offices
Block 4, Ground Floor
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.30pm. Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).


Tel: (01) 2222151