Created on 2009-01-01 Updated on 2016-05-25 Released on 2013-11-30

Conservation Areas and Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs) - 2011-2017 Development Plan - Dublin City Council

Conservation Areas and Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs) The Dublin City Development Plan sets out policies and objectives to guide how and where development will take place in the city over the next 6 years. This plan was adopted by Dublin City Council at a Special adjourned Meeting on 24th November 2010. The plan came into effect on 22nd December 2010 and will run until 2017. The plan can be viewed at This dataset shows conservation areas (Residential Conservation Areas zone Z2 and Architectural and Civic Design Character Areas zone Z8) that are important due to their contribution to the heritage of the city. A second dataset shows Architectural Conservation Areas, which fulfill the legal requirements for architectural conservation areas set out in the Planning and Development Acts, 2000 to 2002,by satisfying at least one of the categories of special interest (architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, cultural, scientific, social, technical), or by contributing to the appreciation of protected structures. The ACA dataset is output in, spatial projection Irish Grid. The Conservation areas data is available from the following link Read the helpfile at this link there is a data export tool that will output the data in various formats including .shp using spatial projection ITM.

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Field Value
Organisation Contact Email
Organisation Contact Name Data Officer
Organisation Contact Phone 01 2222812
Contact Person Data Officer
Target Audience Public Sector,Data Scientist,Developer
Category Planning and Land Use
Update Frequency As Required
Date Range 2010-12-22 to 2010-12-22
Conforms To
Purpose of Collection Zoning maps guide how and where development will take place in the city over the next 6 years.
Use Constraints These maps do not purport to be accurate survey maps from which site dimensions or other survey data can be measured. Should any conflict arise between the Development Plan written statement and the maps, the written statement shall take precedence.

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