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Fees and Advertising

Planning Application Fees

DescriptionFeeRetention FeeComment
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

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

The following newspapers are approved in compliance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

  • Irish Times
  • Irish Independent
  • The Herald
  • Irish Examiner
  • The Irish Daily Star
  • The Irish Daily Mirror
  • The Echo
  • Sunday Independent
  • Sunday Business Post
  • Sunday World
  • The Irish Mail On Sunday
  • The Irish Daily Mail
  • Dublin Gazette-West Edition
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Irish Sun
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Leinster Leader (for addresses in the Saggart, Rathcoole & Newcastle Areas)
  • The Liffey Champion (for addresses in the Lucan Area).

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