Note exact dates may be subject to change over the course of the process
Stage 1 - Pre Draft
Notice of intention of Planning Authority to Prepare a new Development Plan (Issues Paper). Commence Public Consultation
End of Public Consultation. Prepare Chief Executives Report on Pre-Draft Submissions.
Councillors Consider Chief Executive's Report on Submissions and issue Directions by 4th of February.
Preparation of Chief Executive's Draft Plan begins.
Councillors Consider Chief Executive's Draft Plan.
Plan deemed to be Draft Plan unless amended. Preparation of Draft County Development Plan begins.
Draft Plan Public Consultation July 5th 2021 to September 14th 2021
Prepare Chief Executive's Report on Draft Plan Submissions
Councillors Consider Chief Executives Report on Submissions.
Councillor's ADOPT or AMEND Draft Plan. Preparation of Amendments to Draft Plan begins.
Public Consultation on Amendments to Draft Plan begins.
Public Consultation on Amendments to Draft Plan ends. Preparation of Chief Executive's Report on Submissions begins.
Councillors Consider Chief Executive's Report on Submissions. Plan must now be MADE.
Development Plan is Made
South Dublin County Development Plan comes into effect
The Plan 'Must Haves'
In addition to compliance with National, Regional and Ministerial Guidelines the Plan must include a number of mandatory requirements as set out under Section 10 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended).
Such Objectives include;