Dublin height limits 'crazy', claims IBEC

Business group claims restrictions will hit plans to attract investment

23rd August, 2016
IBEC says limits will tie Dublin planners' hands. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Business group IBEC has described as "crazy" new height restrictions on buildings being proposed in the Draft Dublin City Development Plan (2016-2022).

In its submission to the plan, IBEC called for "radical reform" of building height and density restrictions to accommodate the city's rapidly-expanding population.

"At a time of acute housing and commercial space shortages, it is crazy that tougher and unreasonable height restrictions are being proposed in the current draft plan," said IBEC executive...

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