The DCC Planning Committee examine local Dalkey planning proposals to ensure developments are acceptable in terms of their visual impact and effect on the character of the neighbourhood. In particular, the height, scale, architecture and density of proposals are examined to ensure they regard the special nature of Dalkey heritage town.

There were 93 planning applications during 2017 in the Dalkey area compared to 77 applications in 2016. This was a small increase in the number of applications but planning applications are still nowhere near the numbers applied for during the “boom” years. However, the number of construction sites around Dalkey this year has increased significantly compared to last year.

Local Planning Lists

The DLRCC weekly planning lists are available on their website DLRCC Planning This information includes New Applications, Planning Decisions, An Bord Pleanála Appeal Notifications and An Bord Pleanála Appeal Decisions.

All local Dalkey Applications, Planning Decisions and An Bord Pleanála Appeal Notifications and Decisions are available to read in the monthly newsletters




Planning News

Castlepark Judicial Review Withdrawn

The Judicial review of the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission to Larkin builders (Curvecco Ltd) to build 50 apartments in the grounds at Castlepark School has been withdrawn. After just an hour into the judicial review proceedings, Judge Michael Twomey...

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Castlepark Development Weekend Information Sessions

We are holding information sessions every Saturday afternoon 3-5pm in the Cuala bar on Hyde Park and on Sunday morning 25 November at Our Lady’s Hall, Castle Street, Dalkey. If you have any questions about the development or if you would like to donate to the...

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Castle Park Development help needed

Local Issue Curve Devco Ltd (Builder) has received full planning permission from An Bord Pleanála in April 2018 to build a 50 unit apartment block (5 storeys high) in the protected woodland and grounds sold by Castlepark school and currently accessed by Castlepark...

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Castle Park Public Meeting Thursday 4 Oct 7.30pm

The Castle Park Public Meeting to discuss the judicial review of the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant permission for a 50 unit apartment development at Castle Park School will take place on Thursday 4th October in Fitzpatrick’s Castle at 7.30pm. Donate to help...

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Application at Castlepark School

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the application at Castlepark School but concerned residents have sought a judicial review and this has been given the go- ahead for a hearing in October. A Public Meeting will be held to discuss this application in full and...

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An Bord Pleanála delay Bulloch Development decision

An Bord Pleanála have confirmed that "it would not be possible to determine the case within the statutory objective period due to further consideration in this case" The Board now intends to determine the Appeal before SEPTEMBER 18th 2018  

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Bulloch Harbour

The planning department refused permission in February of this year; this time the developer appealed the decision to An Bord Pleanála in March. We are waiting for their decision which will be made later this year. We should like to thank all the members of the public...

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