Jobstown Park Upgrade

Closed5 Apr, 2023, 10:00am - 18 May, 2023, 5:00pm

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)



Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposal to construct the following development by South Dublin County Council:


The upgrade of the Jobstown Park will consist of:


  • Upgrade of existing boundaries and access points including provision of focal entrances.
  • A shared pedestrian/cycle route with lighting columns linking Butler McGee Park to Whitestown Stream Park, via Dromcarra Estate.
  • Upgrading existing footpaths where required, install new secondary footpath linkages and realignment of other footpaths.
  • Retention of existing sports pitches (northern pitch re-orientated) - refurbished where necessary with drainage and re-levelling.
  • Four new pedestrian entrances to provide access into the Leisure Centre, in the southeast, southwest and the northeast of the site.
  • Retaining existing kissing gates and upgrade where required.
  • An activity circuit 900m long - with seats and play/exercise equipment
  • A provision for teenspace area, fitness/workout area, natural play areas, pump track and natural play mounds.
  • The provision of on-street parking and associated hard and soft landscaping on Fortunestown Way.
  • Retention and replanting of existing hedgerows.
  • Attenuation swales for enhanced biodiversity.
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, hedgerows, and bulbs.
  • All associated landscape works.
  • All ancillary works.

The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment. The Planning Authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development.  The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required. Any person may, within 4-weeks from the date of publication of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Persons wishing to inspect drawings and particulars of the proposed development can do so as follows between the period from 5th April 2023 to 18th May 2023.

IN PERSON:    Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 during office hours from  5th April 2023 to 18th May 2023.

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development will be situated, may be made in writing up to 5.00pm on the 18th May 2023 and may be submitted:



Post to:

Senior Executive Officer,                                                      

Environment Water and Climate Change Department,
South Dublin County Council,
County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 YNN5.

NOTE: Please make your submission by one medium only. All submissions should include your name and a contact address. It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act, 1997-2006 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council.