Some interesting new Planning matters this week. The two new schools in Firhouse, and the two Knocklyon United pitches in Delaford have been asked for more information. Noel Smyth has applied for Planning permission for Houses and apartments for a site around the Carmelite Convent in Firhouse and 400 new houses development in City West gets planning permission.

Planning Decisions to 13th of November, 2015
SD15A/0064 13-Nov-2015 Permission Additional Information
Applicant: Knocklyon United F.C.
Location: Knocklyon Road, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: 2 new all weather pitches which will include flood lighting, fencing, car parking, new access road, drainage and all associated works adjacent to Delaford Park.

SD15A/0226 09-Nov-2015 Permission Additional Information
Applicant: Minister for Education & Skills
Location: Ballycullen Drive, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: (1) Demolition of two existing temporary schools. (2) Construction of two no. 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 3165sq.m. School 2 comprises 16 classrooms, 2 classroom special needs unit, support teaching spaces and ancillary accommodation with total floor area of 3050sq.m. The site works to the school grounds will consist of 2 no. 15sq.m 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 site consist of the provision of 70 car parking spaces, drop-off and pick-up facilities.

SD15A/0333 09-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Paul & Brenda Gallagher
Location: Cruagh Lane, Killakee, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16.
Proposed Development: Construction of a detached split level single storey dwelling with Sarnifil standing seam mono pitched roof to include 2 ‘Velux’ roofllights and solar panels, formation of new entrance to site from existing private road, installation of septic tank, percolation area, landscaping and all associated site works.

SD15A/0336 11-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Fitzwilliam Real Estate
Location: Mount Carmel Park, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Residential development consisting of 72 dwelling units including vehicular access from Firhouse Road, all associated site and infrastructural works including foul and surface water drainage, 106 car parking spaces, landscaping and public open space, boundary walls and fences, roads, cyclepaths and footpaths all on a site area of appoximately 2.3 hectares. The site is within the curtilage of a Protected Structure (RPS reference 284). The development consists of 22 no. 2 storey 2 bed and 3 bed semi-detached houses, 8 corner blocks comprising 24 no. 3 storey 2 bed apartment units with balconies and 8 no. 2 storey 3 bed duplex units and 2 blocks comprising 18 no. 3 storey 1 bed& 2 bed apartments as follows: (a) 18 no. 3 bed semi-detached houses (House Type B); (b) 4 no. 2 bed semi-detached houses (House Type A); (c) 24 no. 2 bed corner apartments (Apartment Type 02, 03, 04); (D) 8 no. 3 bed corner duplex units (Apartment Type 01); (e) 6 no. 1 bed apartments (Apartment Type 02); (f) 12 no. 2 bed apartments (Apartment Type 01,03,04). The proposal also includes the provision of approximately 0.7 hectares of land to the north of the subject site boundary to be transferred into public ownership as part of the Dodder Valley public open space. All this on a site adjacent to the Carmel of the Assumption Convent, Firhouse Road and to the west of the residential development at Mount Carmel Park, Dublin 24.

SD15A/0338 11-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Alan Concannon
Location: Cruagh, Rockbrook, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Single storey dwelling, waste water treatment system and associated site works.

SD15A/0339 11-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Maria Coletti & Silvio Borza
Location: 182, Templeogue Road, Dublin 6w
Proposed Development: Change of use of existing ground floor unit for use as pizzeria restaurant utilizing existing kitchen/staff facilities in adjoining premises at 180 Templeogue Road.

SD15B/0192 12-Nov-2015 Permission Significant Additional Information
Applicant: Ahmed Abou Zaid & Boshra Khalil
Location: 15, Woodstown Rise, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Conversion of attic to useable storage space; placement of 1 new ‘Velux’ window in roof to front, 1 dormer window in roof to rear, one window in attic gable wall and window alterations in ground floor and first floor side gable wall; removal of hip section of main roof and building up gable block wall to form an ‘A’ roof over dwelling and construction of a new single storey rear extension.

SD15B/0279 10-Nov-2015 Permission Significant Additional Information
Applicant: Cheeverstown House
Location: 33, Oldcourt Avenue, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Alterations to existing bay window to provide for new emergency escape door and associated internal rearrangements, and new vehicular entrance onto Oldcourt Avenue and associated site works to provide for new designated car parking space at the front of the existing house.

SD15B/0330 09-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Patricia & David Brady
Location: 140, Carrigwood, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: A 16.2sq.m extension to the front and side, to the ground-floor of the dwelling. The extension is to comprise an extended living room, porch and a new WC; an extension to the attic comprising an extension of the roof hip to the side, with rear-facing dormer window, and several minor internal alterations.

SD15B/0331 11-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: David & Jacqueline Murray
Location: 66, Dodder Park Road, Dublin 14
Proposed Development: (1) Demoltion of garage to side and covered utilities area to rear (24.5sq.m); (2) construction of a two storey hipped roof extension to the side to include a roof window to side and a mono pitch single storey extension to rear to give an addtional 41sq.m ground floor area and 22sq.m first floor area; (3) amendments/extension to the front facade including a new bay window extension to sitting room and covered entrance porch; (4) all ancillary siteworks.

SD15B/0334 13-Nov-2015 Permission New Application
Applicant: Niall & Maria Brenner
Location: 64, Springvale, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Construction of a single storey extension with a tiled roof over to the side of the existing dwelling house and all associated site works.

SD15A/0127 GRANT PERMISSION 13-Nov-2015
Applicant:Talarive Ltd.
Location:Citywest, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: A residential/mixed use development on a site area of 12.45ha consisting of 400 dwellings comprised of 340 no. 2 storey detached, semi-detached and terraced houses, i.e. 3 no. 2 bed houses, 323 no. 3 bed houses & 14 no. 4 bed houses along with 60 no. 1 and 2 bed apartments in 4 no. 3 & 4/5 storey buildings. The development also provides for a creche (615sq.m), kiosk (56.6sq.m) and retail unit (237sq.m). The proposed development includes all associated site development and infrastructural works, car parking, open spaces and landscaping, ESB substation and 4 associated kiosks. Access to the development will by via two proposed new vehicular entrances from Citywest Avenue and Fortunestown Lane respectively and will also provide for two new vehicular crossing points over the Luas line. The development also includes for the demolition of an existing dwelling in the southwest corner of the site at the junction of Citywest Road and Fortunestown Lane. The site is bounded to the north by Citywest Avenue, to the west by the N82 Citywest Road, to the south by Fortunestown Lane, to the east by Ard Mor residential estate and is adjacent to the Luas Red Line.

SD15B/0171 GRANT PERMISSION 11-Nov-2015
Applicant:Brian Whelan
Location:32, Carrigwood, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Conversion of the existing hipped roof to a gable end and a proposed dormer roof to the rear.

SD15B/0291 GRANT PERMISSION 13-Nov-2015
Applicant:Fergal McIntyre & Niamh Lyons
Location:12, Woodstown Parade, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Extend the existing ridge tiles to form a new ‘Dutch’ type roof structure, extend the existing side structure up to new eaves level with a new window, new dormer structure to the rear tiled roof and internal alterations.

SD15A/0289 REFUSE PERMISSION 13-Nov-2015
Applicant:Gordon Anderson
Location: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 with entrance lobby and storage facilities on ground floor, 3 no. 2 bed apartments on second and third floors, a communal roof garden, and all associated site and development works.