Highlights. Two new schools in Fortunestown Lane, Prefabs for the Secondary Gaelscoil in the Abbey Rathfarnham, over 200 new Homes for Rathcoole.

Planning Decisions to 15th of July, 2016
SD16A/0247 13-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Gordon Anderson
Location: Site of former Maxol Service Station, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14
Proposed Development: Demolition of existing buildings, closing vehicular access at southern end of site and retaining main vehicular entrance at northern end, construction of new 3 storey building over basement, with storage facilities in basement, two 1 bed apartments on ground floor, two 2 bed apartments on second floor and third floors, a communal roof garden, and all associated site and development works.

SD16A/0255 14-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Minister for Education & Skills
Location: Cooldown Commons, Fortunestown Lane, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Construction of two 2 storey primary school buildings. School 1 comprises 16 classrooms, 2 classroom Special Needs Unit, support teaching spaces and ancillary accommodation with a total floor area of 3180sq.m. School 2 comprises comprises 16 classrooms, 2 classroom Special Needs Unit, support teaching spaces and ancillary accommodation with a total floor area of 3130sq.m. The site works to the school grounds will consist of 2 no. 15sqm external storage buildings, bin stores, playing pitch, ball courts, project gardens, cycle storage, landscaping and boundary treatment and all other associated site development works for each school. The works to the remainder of the school consist of the provision of 63 car parking spaces, drop-off and pick-up facilities.

SD16B/0219 11-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Shane Guckian
Location: 336, Orwell Park Avenue, Dublin 6w
Proposed Development: Demolishing existing rear extension, side garden wall and existing detached garage. New detached garage to be constructed to rear of house, existing side garden extension roof to be replaced with parapet flat roof to front and elevated pitched roof to rear, existing lean to roof on porch to be replaced with new parapet flat roof, existing low side garden wall to be heightened to 2m, new 2m wall to back garden at side, widening of existing vehicular entrance piers to 3.5m, and associated site works.

SD16B/0224 12-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Dean & Suzanne Hickey
Location: 42, Templeville Road, Dublin 6w
Proposed Development: A new single storey extension to rear, a first floor extension to side of existing dwelling, attic conversion to storage room, a new dormer and roof light to rear elevation, a new roof light to the south-east elevation, a new canopy to front matching adjoining neighbours and associated site works.

SD16B/0225 12-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Alan Sharpe
Location: 11, Eden Avenue, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Conversion of attic to useable storage space, placement of 3 new Velux windows in roof front, 1 dormer window and 1 Velux window in roof to rear, removal of hip section of main roof and building up gable block wall to form a half hip.

SD16B/0226 12-Jul-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Brendan Kelly & Alison Furney
Location: 131, Ballyroan Road, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Garage conversion to the side and single storey extension to the front comprising of a playroom and toilet.

SD15A/0388 GRANT PERMISSION 15-Jul-2016
Applicant:Kelland Homes & Durkan Estates
Location:Boherboy, Saggart, Co. Dublin.
Proposed Development: Residential development consisting of 218 3 and 4 bed 2 storey houses and a creche of (246sq.m) to be built on a site of circa of 8.16ha which will form Phase 1 of development of the Boherboy Neighbourhood within the Fortunestown Local Area Plan (2012). The proposed development consists of two adjoining sites to be developed by (a) Kelland Homes Ltd. for 111 dwellings and on the eastern side, bounded by the Corbally Stream and (b) by Durkan Estates Ireland Ltd. for 107 dwellings and a creche on the western side, and in total provides for 17 4 bed detached houses, 41 4 bed semi-detached houses, 144 3 bed semi-detached houses and 16 3 bed terraced houses. The adjoining lands to the north are in the same ownership and form the remainder of the Boherboy Neighbourhood to be developed in the future with the Boherboy Road bounding the site to the south. Access to the development will be via 2 vehicular access points from the Boherboy Road along with the provision of a roadside footpath at the Boherboy Road. The proposed development also includes for all associated site development works, public open spaces, including alongside the Corbally Stream landscaping and provision of a pedestrian link to the District Park to the north east. Surface water will be attenuated within the site, with fallout to existing watercourses, with foul sewer and connected to a proposed new pumping station located at the northern end of the site, on an overall site area of 17.48ha.

SD16A/0154 GRANT PERMISSION 11-Jul-2016
Applicant:Department of Education & Skills
Location:Loreto Abbey, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14
Proposed Development: Construction of a single storey temporary prefabricated style secondary school building for Gaelcholáiste an Phiarsaigh secondary school. The development will be retained for a period of 5 years. The development will provide 5 general classrooms, 4 specialist classrooms, toilet and other ancillary facilities. Associated site works will include widened on site road with parking and set down area, drainage connections and soakway, new watermain connection, widening of the existing vehicular entrance access gates and new pedestrian access gate opening off Dispensary Lane, site landscaping, all located on the grounds of Loreto Abbey, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 (A protected structure RPS No. 252 & 253).

SD16B/0166 GRANT PERMISSION11-Jul-2016
Applicant:Shane Devine
Location:16 Delaford Avenue, Knocklyon, Dublin 16.
Proposed Development: Remove existing tiled roof over porch/side extension and construct a new first floor extension over the side with a new tiled roof over; new tiled roof over existing porch; demolish existing single storey extension to the rear; all new external finishes to match existing, internal alterations and associate site works.

SD15A/0216 REFUSE PERMISSION 12-Jul-2016
Applicant:S.Ashe & I. Aznar Asensio
Location:33, Dargle Wood, Knocklyon, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Single storey dwellling and associated site works adjacent to existing 2 storey dwelling. Revisions to house design previously granted under planning Register Reference SD10A/0035.

Applicant:Sheelin McSharry
Location:Bushy Park House, Templeogue Road, Templeogue, D6W
Proposed Development: Internal and external alterations and a change of use to Bushy Park House (a protected structure – RPS Reference: 214) and to the existing basement extension (total gross floor area 1,781sq.m) from education/science and technology use (previously premitted under permission Reg. Ref. S99A/0664) to residential use. The proposed development will result in the provision of 17 apartments consisting of 8 no. 1 bed units and 9 no. 2 bed units. The proposed development involves internal and external alterations including the insertion of 5 new internal staircases from basement to ground floor, new internal partition walls, new external escape staircase at basement level, replacement of existing uPVC windows and doors with timber windows and doors to match the original, extension at attic level to form a new tank room (13sq.m), demolition of existing lift lobby to basement extension (3.9sq.m) and replacement with ground and basement lobbies enclosing the existing staircase from basement (21.8sq.m), 2 basement extensions (11sq.m and 17sq.m) into existing car park, demoltion and replacement of existing non-original basement porch. 18 car parking spaces and 17 bicycle spaces will be allocated to the proposed residential development. Access to the development will be via the existing access to the Bushy Park Residential Development at Templeogue Road. The proposed development includes all associated site development, services and landscaping works.

Applicant:Jong Kim
Location:39, Orwell Park Rise, Dublin 6w
Proposed Development: Two storey detached dwelling to side garden and associated works.

Applicant:Brian & Niamh Goold
Location:67, Wainsfort Road, Dublin 6w
Proposed Development: (1) Conversion of attic to storage including changing the existing hip ended roof to a gable ended roof and Velux rooflight to the front, all at roof level; (2) conversion of part of ground floor garage to a playroom, toilet and utility room; (3) removal of existing chimney.

Applicant:Rathfarnham Ford
Location:Rathfarnham Ford, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Alterations and extensions to the existing part single storey/part two storey building located on the north and west boundaries of the site containing showroom area, parts stores and toilet area and Service Areas No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and office area at ground floor and office and staff rooms on first floor to include: (1) demolition of sections of the existing building which contains (a) parts stores and toilet area (single storey) and (b) Service Area No. 3 (single storey), both located on the north elevation of the building to create addtional parking area and a hardstanding area for vehicular washing and (c) a 2 storey annex containing offices and staff room located on the south elevation of the building; (2) construction of a single storey extension to the north elevation providing new entrance lobby to the showroom with 2.4sq.m sign over the entrance and a single storey extension on the south elevation providing plant room; (3) the provision of 3 vehicular entrances with roller shutter doors in existing opes into Service Area No. 2 from the new parking area and a 5.88sq.m sign and a window to the showroom area and 1 window to Service Area No. 2 and the blocking up of 1 ope in Service Area No.1 and 1 ope in Service Area No.2, all on the north elevation. The provision of 4 windows to the showroom area and a 5.85sqm sign and 2 windows to Service Area No.1 and the blocking up of 1 vehicular ope in Service Area No. 2, all on the south elevation and the provision of 3 WCs off the showroom area; (4) the extending/provision of new cladding to match the existing cladding to the north elevation and south elevation; (5) the provision of 1 gate and screen wall to the north side and 1 gate and screen wall to the south side of the building to divide and secure restricted areas from public accessible areas; (6) the provision of a 24sq.m freestanding double sided sign located within the site adjacent to the front boundary and all ancillary development works.

SD16B/0081 APPEAL NOTIFIED: 14-Jul-2016
APPEAL LODGED: 13-Jul-2016
APPLICANT: Ciaran Sheehan
LOCATION: 24, Dodder Park Road, Dublin 14
PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT: Demoltion of existing single extenstion to rear and: (1) extension to existing garage to front at ground floor and associated alterations to side gable wall to include 2 windows at ground floor level; (2) new first floor extension over existing garage to side incorporating a new hipped roof and gable wall with new windows; (3) new single storey extension to rear and associated internal modifications.