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Consultation opens on Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022 – 2028:

Make sure to have your say!

The Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028 is a strategic policy framework document that sets out priorities for the city. It includes policies and objectives that will guide the future development of the city over the next six- year period and beyond.

This Draft Plan, incorporating the Written Statement, appendices an updated Record of Protected Structures, Strategic Environmental Assessment Report, AA Natura Impact Report, Strategic Flood Risk Assessment and zoning maps are now on public display and will remain so until Monday, 14th February 2022.

You can review all the documentation outlined above at

As part of the public consultation, it will be possible to inspect this information in person, by appointment, from Monday to Friday at Civic Offices, Planning Public Counter, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 between the hours of 9am and 4.30pm. Given ongoing public health restrictions associated with the Coronavirus pandemic, it will be necessary to make an appointment by emailing or phone 01 222 3114.

It will also be possible to view all the draft Development Plan and accompanying documentation at local Area Offices, including:

  • Central Area Office:
    • 51 – 53 Lower Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1.
      • Contact: 01 222 2248.
  • Cabra Area Office:
    • 97 New Cabra Road, Dublin 7.
      • Contact: 01 222 7400.

The documents may also be inspected at all branches of Dublin City Council Libraries during public opening hours and subject to the Covid public health restrictions in place during the consultation period.

Dubliners will have the opportunity to lodge their submissions or make their views known on the draft Plan in two ways.

Firstly, online via

Secondly, in writing by post, to Development Plan Team, Planning and Property Development, Dublin City Council, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.

All submissions or observations, whether made online or by post, must include the full name and address of the person making the submission, a map (where appropriate) and where relevant, details of any body, community group, company or organisation represented.

The Development Plan will guide the spatial direction of future development and regeneration in the city in compliance with National & Regional Policy. It also includes Housing Strategy and Retail Strategy as well as a wide range of other important topics. It sets out policies on conservation, archaeology, and the protection of the built heritage as well as green infrastructure and recreational amenities in the city, culture, sustainable transport provision, climate action, economic development, and sustainable environmental infrastructure. The Draft Plan includes detailed zoning maps.

Across the coming weeks and before the conclusion of the Public Consultation, I will share details with you of specific changes and objectives I worked to have included in the draft Plan and the importance of you engaging in this consultation process.

raymcadam View All

Fine Gael Councillor - North Inner City

Chair, Urban Form & Planning Strategic Policy Committee

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