The new Dublin development plan tries to answer the city’s call

It’s a big ask, but the new Dublin City Development Plan aims to help the council generate the 7,000 new units per year needed to meet demands

13th November, 2016
City Quay in Dublin 1 has been earmarked for high-rise developments

The new Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022 came into effect last month. It – as well as associated local area plans (LAPs), strategic development zones and master plans – offers developers guidance for drafting planning applications by addressing housing needs and meeting future employment requirements for the city.

Jim Keogan, assistant chief executive of the city council, said that strategic development areas will play a key role in enabling the council to generate the estimated...

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