SDCC Planning Applications /Decisions 29 Apr – 3 May 2019

(Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Willington)



  • Application submitted to construct house on Butterfield Avenue, Rathfarnham.
  • Application submitted to demolish existing house and build new house at The Wood, Ballyboden Road.
  • Application submitted to construct house on Cypress Grove Road, Templeogue.
  • Application submitted to construct house on Glendown Green, Templeogue.
  • Permission granted for change of use of part of dwelling to a pre-school sessional service area in Orlagh Way, Knocklyon.
  • Permission granted to build 2 bungalows at Wellington Cottages, Templeogue.
  • Application deemed invalid to build house at Brookvale, Rathfarnham.
  • Permission refused to demolish an existing house and build 2 houses at The Leap, Firhouse Road.
  • Appeal notified to An Bord Pleanala regarding SDCC’s decision to refuse permission to extend rear of Buglers Ballyboden House.
  • An Bord Pleanala upheld the decision of SDCC to grant permission for the building of 32 apartments on lands at the junction of Grange Road, Nutgrove Avenue and Loreto Terrace, Rathfarnham.




SD18A/0325          30-Apr-2019                      Permission      Significant Additional Information

Applicant:                                                            Mark Dowling

Location:                                                              71, Butterfield Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                               Construction of a detached 2 storey house on site adjacent. Sand/Lime rendered external masonry walls at lower level to cill height of 3.2m; stained timber post and beam structure at upper level with external joinery infill panels (glazed and solid) to eaves height of 4.45m; clay pantiles on mono-pitch roof to ridge height of 6.5m; entrance porch to front (south) of house, stained timber cladding and clay roof pantiles; steps to rear (north) of house, rendered finish and painted steel handrail; timber fencing and planting along property boundary lines; creation of vehicle access from Butterfield Avenue; 1 off-road car parking space.


SD18A/0330          30-Apr-2019                      Permission      Clarification of Additional Information

Applicant:                                                             Cathy Keating

Location:                                                               The Wood, Ballyboden Road, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                Demolition of single storey house and construction of two storey house with entrance onto Ballyboden Road and ancillaries.


SD19A/0038          03-May-2019                     Permission      Significant Additional Information

Applicant:                                                            Keith & Shanagh Downey

Location:                                                              46 Cypress Grove Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W.

Proposed Development:                               (A) demolition of single storey annex to the northern side of the existing house and associated remedial works; (B) construction of boundary wall to form a new site within the existing site; (C) construction of three storey (including second floor dormer), four bedroom family dwelling within the newly formed site; (D) all ancillary works including the relocation of existing entrance gateways and the construction of a new gateway.


SD19A/0151          03-May-2019                     Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Stuart & Gillian Fagan

Location:                                                              1, Glendown Green, Templeogue, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                               Demolition of detached house, free standing garage and part of rear outbuildings; construction of 2 storey house with single storey annex to side and rear including ancillary works.


SD19B/0174          29-Apr-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Gerard & Monica Flood

Location:                                                              Avalon, Mount Venus Road, Woodtown, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                               (1) alterations, extensions, refurbishments & demolitions to single storey plus dormer south-east accommodation wing; (2) demolition of the front (north-east) glazed entrance lobby; (3) alterations to the south, east, north & west elevations; (4) all consequent internal alterations; (5) construction of shed; (6) all ancillary site works & services.


SD19B/0180          01-May-2019                     Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Lorraine & Hugh Bagnall

Location:                                                              19, Butterfield Crescent, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                Attic conversion with rear and side dormer all to existing two storey semi-detached dwelling with existing single storey rear and side extension; sundry associated works.


SD19B/0183          02-May-2019                     Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Aine Carney

Location:                                                              6 Butterfield Close, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14.

Proposed Development:                               Construction of attic extension to semi-detached house with previously extended hipped roof (floor area 25.33sq.m) complete with ‘Velux’ roof windows to front elevation; split dormer roof extension to rear elevation; frosted glass to en-suite window; associated site works.




SD14B/0006/EP             GRANT EXTENSION OF DURATION OF PERMISSION      29-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             David Palmer & Liz Coyle

Location:                                                               22, College Park, Terenure, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                Upgrading works to existing two storey pitched roof semi-detached house include:  removal of existing shed to rear, new single storey flat roof extension to side and rear of existing house to include 3 rooflights, new partial two storey flat roof extension to side and rear of existing house, internal alterations and all other associated ancillary site works.


SD14B/0017/EP             GRANT EXTENSION OF DURATION OF PERMISSION      03-May-2019                                    

Applicant: Catherine & David Doyle

Location: 26, Butterfield Drive, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:  Demolition of existing single storey kitchen/garage structure to the side; construction of two storey extension to the side extending part single / part two storey to the rear and extending single storey to the front; widening of existing vehicular entrance.


SD18B/0503                    GRANT PERMISSION               02-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             John & Caroline White

Location:                                                               13, Woodstown Hill, Dublin 16.

Proposed Development:                                Construction of a ground floor extension to the side and rear.


SD19A/0046                    GRANT PERMISSION               03-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Pamela Birchall

Location:                                                               5, Orlagh Way, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Change of use of 49sq.m of dwelling to a pre-school sessional service area for 22 children per session, for two sessions daily between 8:30am and 11:30am and between 12pm – 3pm Monday to Friday.


SD19A/0076                    GRANT PERMISSION               01-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Electricity Supply Board

Location:                                                               ESB Ballyboden, 38kV Sub Station, Pearse Brother Park, Ballyboden, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Approximately 165 metres of 2.5m high palisade panel fencing including main entry access gates to ESB substation.


SD19A/0080                    GRANT PERMISSION               01-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Rosemount Properties Ltd.

Location:                                                               6, Wellington Cottages, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                                2 detached, 4 bedroom dormer bungalows; all associated site works.


SD19B/0013                    GRANT PERMISSION               03-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Orla Dooley

Location:                                                               31, Brookvale Downs, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                Raised gable; conversion of attic and dormer to rear of existing dwelling and all associated site works.


SD19B/0075                    GRANT PERMISSION               29-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Adrian Bennis

Location:                                                               48, Ballyroan Crescent, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                First floor extension to side of house with existing hipped end roof extended to new external wall line; increased window size to ground floor study room; 2 roof lights to the front and rear and 1 over new stairs access to proposed attic conversion; all associated site works.


SD19B/0083                    GRANT PERMISSION               03-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Brian & Joanne O’Regan

Location:                                                               5, Woodstown Heights, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Build-up of existing hip in roof to side of roof into ‘Dutch’ hip with window in gable wall at attic level; attic conversion with dormer roof with window; ‘Velux’ roof light in rear & front slope of roof all at attic level.


SD19B/0092                    GRANT PERMISSION               03-May-2019                                     

Applicant:                                                             A. Blackshields

Location:                                                               13, Butterfield Close, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                 Single storey rear extension; upgrading of existing side extension to comply with current development standards; landscaping and associated site works.


SD19A/0146                    INVALID APPLICATION           01-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Patrick Mitchell

Location:                                                               1, Brookvale, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                Removal of garage and outbuildings; 2 storey three bedroom dwelling with entrance to Brookvale Road; widen existing pillars.


SD19A/0079                    REFUSE PERMISSION              01-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Ryan Hanratty

Location:                                                               The Leap, Firhouse Road, Templeogue, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Demolition of existing detached dwelling & construction of 2 storey detached dwelling with attic, rear terrace at first floor and associated works.


SD19B/0077                    REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION       29-Apr-2019                                     

Applicant:                                                             Shane & Cora McCloskey

Location:                                                               21 Fortfield Park, Terenure, Dublin 6W.

Proposed Development:                                A single storey detached garden room/shed to the rear garden and all associated works.





APPEAL NOTIFIED:                                            01-May-2019

APPEAL LODGED:                                               29-Apr-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                              1ST PARTY

NATURE OF APPEAL:                                        AGAINST DECISION

COUNCILS DECISION:                                       REFUSE PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                         Mary Bugler

LOCATION:                                                 Buglers Ballyboden House, Ballyboden Road, Dublin 16.

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                (I) Construction of a single storey extension (219.9sq.m) to rear of existing public house comprising additional bar and seating area, enclosed smoking area, new ground floor w.c. and new rear entrance from existing car park; (II) Provision of beer garden along the southern elevation of the existing public house; (III) Construction of covered smoking area along the northern elevation of the existing public house; (IV) Erection of single storey storage unit (100sq.m) ancillary to the public house; (V) Provision of new vehicular entrance from rear carpark to serve storage unit; (VI) Change of use of existing male bathroom to provide additional kitchen pace (14sq.m); And all ancillary works necessary to facilitate the proposed development including boundary treatments and landscaping.





AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:                    ABP-303184-18

APPEAL DECIDED:                                              16-Apr-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                              Financial Contribution + 3rd Party

APPEAL DECISION:                                            Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                                       GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                          Karl and Stuart Reid

LOCATION:                                                           Lands at the junction of Grange Road, Nutgrove Avenue and Loreto Terrace, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                          Construction of 2 three-storey buildings (linked at first and second floor levels) (4,931sq.m gross floor area, including one basement level of 1,730sq.m gross floor area) accommodating: 32 apartments (2 one-bedroom; 28 two-bedroom; and 2 three-bedroom); ancillary space including circulation cores (lifts and stairs), plant areas throughout the building etc; and an ESB sub-station and associated switch room (22sq.m). The development will also consist of the provision of: private, semi-private and communal open spaces in the form of balconies, terraces and a central landscaped courtyard; a new vehicular entrance from Loreto Terrace; a vehicular ramp providing access to basement level; car parking (40 spaces at basement level and 3 spaces on Loreto Terrace); bicycle parking (48 spaces at basement level); tenant storage; the repositioning of an ESB pole on Grange Road; a 1.5m footpath to the north-west of the site; diversion of existing drainage pipes; plant enclosures at roof level including lift over-runs; waste compounds/stores/recycling centres; SuDS measures including attenuation tank; all hard and soft landscaping; elevational treatments; lighting; signage; and all other associated site excavation, infrastructural and site development works above and below ground including changes in level, boundary treatments and associated site servicing (foul and surface water drainage and water supply). The development proposed is a variation on that permitted under Reg: SD07A/0540 (as extended under Reg. Ref. SD07A/0540/EP).

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