South Dublin County Council

Fees and Advertising

Planning Application Fees

Description Fee Retention Fee Comment
Domestic Extension





or €2.50 for each sq.m of gross floor space whichever is the greater.

Including provision of a shed, garage etc.


Provision of Dwelling Unit





or €2.50 for each sq.m of gross floor space whichever is the greater.

Outline Permission for a Dwelling Unit






75% of application for permission


Commercial Development


€3.60 per sq metre


€10.80 per sq metre


Min. fee €80.00


Min. fee for Retention €240.00


Minimum Planning Fee




Maximum Fee for Outline Permission






Maximum Planning Application fee






Fire Safety Certificate Application


€2.90 per sq metre


  Min. fee €125.00


Max. fee €12,500


Application to Extend Duration of Permission




Submission or observation on a planning application





The full list of Fees for Planning Applications is contained in Schedule 9 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001

Other Planning Department Fees & Charges

Description Fee Comment
Copy of Decision




File Search




For files over 5 years


Copies from Planning Files
(available free on the
Internet at Planning Files)


A4 documents - 75c per page


A3 - €1.00


A2 - €4.00


A1 - €6.00


A0 - €10.00


Copy of Development Plan


Written Statement €100.00


Maps €25.00 each


9 Maps in total


Booklets and Guidelines

Useful Leaflets on the Planning System
Please see below some useful leaflets to consult when applying for Planning permission.

For a full and updated list of Planning Leaflets and Guidelines please log on to the Department of the Environment Heritage and Local Government website: South Dublin County Council is not responsible for the accuracy of information contained on linked sites.

List of Newspapers Approved for the Placing of Planning Notices Advertisements
Article 18 (2) (a) of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 to 2006 obliges the Council to approve a list of newspapers for the purposes of giving notice of intention to make planning applications. The approved list may include national newspapers it considers has a sufficiently large circulation in its functional area and different local newspapers that may be approved in respect of different parts of such functional area.

The following newspapers are approved in compliance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 to 2006.

  • Irish Times
  • Irish Independent
  • Evening Herald
  • Irish Examiner
  • The Star
  • The Irish Mirror
  • The Echo
  • Sunday Independent
  • Sunday Business Post
  • Sunday World
  • Ireland On Sunday
  • Sunday Tribune
  • The Lucan Gazette (For addresses in the Lucan/Palmerston Area)
  • The Leinster Leader (For addresses in the Saggart, Rathcoole & Newcastle areas)
  • The Liffey Champion (For addresses in the Lucan Area)
  • The Clondalkin Gazette (for addresses in the Clondalkin area only - i.e. Dublin 22)
  • The Irish Daily Mail
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Irish Sun
  • The Mail on Sunday