CHAPTER 13: Land Use Zoning

Open11 Nov, 2022, 9:00am - 22 Dec, 2022, 12:00pm

Proposed Amendments:


PA CH 13.1: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 452

Insert caveat 19 ‘For Public Operators Only’ to the following uses in the Permitted in Principle category of the CI-Community Infrastructure zoning objective, ‘Residential Care Home/Retirement Home’ and ‘Sheltered Accommodation’.


PA CH 13.2: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 456

Include agri-business in the Permitted in Principle category of the FP-Food Park zoning objective.


PA CH 13.3: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 460

Amend the GE-General Employment zoning vision as follows:

Facilitate opportunities for compatible industry and general employment uses including appropriate sustainable employment and enterprise uses, logistics and warehousing activity in a good quality physical environment. General Employment areas should be highly accessible, well designed, permeable and legible.


PA CH 13.4: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 462

Delete ‘Campsite’ subject to caveat 25 from thePermitted in Principle’ category of the HA-High Amenity zoning objective and to remain Open for Consideration.


PA CH 13.5: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 463

Amend the note to the Use Classes Table for Zoning Objective “HA” High Amenity as follows:

Nothing in this Development Plan Zoning Matrix (Use Classes related to HA Zoning Objective) shall disallow proposals for:

  1. Future renewal, improvement, redevelopment of the established historic building stock within St. Ita's Hospital complex and demesne at Portrane;
  2. Appropriate uses including uses which also relate to and are consistent with the historic use of the complex within the demesne established prior to the foundation of the Irish State.


PA CH 13.6: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 466

Delete ‘Data Centre’ from the ‘Not Permitted’ category of the HT– High Technology zoning objective. and to remain Open for Consideration.


PA CH 13.7: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 466

Include Retail – Comparison ≤ 500 sqm nfa, Retail – Comparison > 500sqm nfa, Retail – Supermarket ≤ 2,500 sqm nfa in the ‘Not Permitted’ category of the HT– High Technology zoning objective.


PA CH 13.8: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 474

Amend the NSC – National Sports Camps zoning vision as follows:

Facilitate the sustainable development of a state-of-the-art National Sports Campus incorporating world class indoor and outdoor sporting facilities and recreational amenities for community use, on lands adjacent to major transport infrastructure, operating at a National and International scale and optimising its value as a centre of excellence for sport.


PA CH 13.9: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 475

Delete the Retail – Comparison ≤ 500 sqm nfa use from the ‘Not Permitted’ category of the NSC zoning objective and include in the ‘Permitted in Principle’ category of the NSC zoning objective subject to caveats 30 and 34.

30 For sporting/local working population only.

34 Any increase on this size will have to be justified in terms of overall zoning vision for the lands, traffic implications and public transport linkages.


PA CH 13.10: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 472 and throughout Draft Plan where relevant

Amend the "ME" Metro Economic Corridor zoning objective to "MRE" Metro and Rail Economic Corridor throughout the Plan.


PA CH 13.11: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 472

Amend the ME zoning objective as follows:

Facilitate opportunities for high-density mixed-use employment generating activity and commercial development and support the provision of an appropriate quantum of residential development within the Metro Economic Corridor adjacent to metro, rail and light rail stations.


PA CH 13.12: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 472

Amend the ME zoning vision as follows:

Provide for an area of compact, high intensity/density, employment generating activity with associated commercial and residential development which focuses on the MetroLink, rail and light rails stations  within a settings of exemplary urban design, public realm streets and places, which are permeable, secure and within a high-quality green landscape. Landmark buildings will provide strong quality architectural features, which respect and enhance the character of the area into which they sit. The designated areas will form sustainable districts which possess a high degree of connectivity and accessibility and will be developed in a phased manner subject to the necessary provision of social and physical infrastructure.


PA CH 13.13: Section 13.5 Zoning Objectives, Vision and Use Classes, page 483

Include ‘Builders Providers/Yard’ in the ‘Not Permitted’ Category of the RC – Rural Cluster zoning objective.

 

 

 

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