City Development Plan

The Cork City Development Plan 2015-2021 was made by Council Members on 23rd March 2015 and came into effect 20th April 2015. The Plan is Cork City Council’s main strategic planning policy document and it will guide the future development of the city for the period up to 2021.

Cork City Council has started the preparation of a new Cork City Development Plan 2022-2028.  This is a 2-year process, which evolves through various stages in line with Planning and Development legislation.  The existing Cork City Development Plan 2015-2021 will continue for the next two years.

Variations to the City Development Plan

Following adoption, the Plan may be amended at any time by Council members, through a statutory Variation process. Please click here to view details of adopted variations.

Details of proposed variations will be available following the publication of public notices inviting written submissions/ observations from all interested parties and respective stakeholders. 

Variation No. 7 (Housing provision at Bessboro Road, Mahon; Sunview, South Douglas Road; Westside, Model Farm Road; and Former Bolands Mills, Old Mallow Road)

At the Council Meeting on Monday 23rd March 2020, the Members of Cork City Council, in accordance with Section 13 of the Planning & Development Acts 2000 (as amended), resolved to make Variation No. 7 (Housing provision at Bessboro Road, Mahon; Sunview, South Douglas Road; Westside, Model Farm Road; and Former Bolands Mills, Old Mallow Road) of the Cork City Development Plan 2015 - 2021.