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A Planning Authority may add or delete a structure to/from the RPS during the County Development Plan process or under the provisions of Sections 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended).

This webpage deals specifically with the addition to and/or the deletion from the Record of Protected Structures under the provisions of Section 55 of the Act.

Record of Protected Structures for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council


Each Local Authority is required to compile and maintain a Record of Protected Structures (RPS) under the provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).

The RPS for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is set out in Appendix 4 of the County Development Plan, 2022-2028.

Section 54 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended), states that a planning authority may add to or delete from its record of protected sturtures if it considers that an addition is necessary to protect a structure (or part of a structure) of special architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, cultural, scientific, social or technical interest, or if the protection of a structure is no longer warranted.

Proposed Addition to the Record of Protectected Structures

 

It is proposed to add a new structure to the RPS the Red Brick (former) Chapel (exterior only), located along Tivoli Terrace South, to the rear of Centenary House, 35 York Road, Dún Laoghaire.

An Architectural Heritage Appraisal with regard to the structure and is detailed within a Section 55 Report for proposed addition to the RPS. In addition to this report, the following story map provides a synopsis of the proposed addition:

Story Map

 

Public Consultation

 

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is currently inviting any interested individuals or parties to make submissions and observations in respect of the proposed addition to the RPS.

The particulars of the proposed addition to the Record of Protected Structures, along with the reports to inform screening for Appropriate Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment and associated determinations, in accordance with the Planning And Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended) Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations (S.I. 436 of 2004, as amended) and the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (as amended), may be inspected for a period of 6 weeks from Tuesday 13th September 2022 to Wednesday 26th October 2022 at the following locations: 

  • Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council Offices, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, A96 K6C9, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council, Dundrum Offices, Main St, Dundrum, Dublin 14, 9:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Written Submissions / Observations can be made through our consulation portal here:

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FAQS

Protected Structures are buildings, features and structures within Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown that are protected because they meet one or more of the Categories of Special Interest set out in Section 51 (1) of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 and Section 2.5.4 of the Architectural Heritage Protection Guidelines. These categories are Architectural, Historical, Archaeological, Artistic, Cultural, Scientific, Technical and Social.

The list containing all the structures that are protected within Dun Laoghaire Rathdown is known as the Record of Protected Structures (RPS). Prior to an Act in 1999 these buildings or features were known as Listed Buildings, but this title no longer applies. The RPS is a dynamic record to which structures continue to be added and sometimes deleted.

Section 54 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended), states that a planning authority may add to or delete from its record of protected sturtures if it considers that an addition is necessary to protect a structure (or part of a structure) of special architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, cultural, scientific, social or technical interest.

The Red Brick (former) Chapel is considered to be of:

  • Architectural Interest
  • Historical Interest, and
  • Artisitc Interest.
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