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At Design23 we want to change the way we design buildings.

Planning Permission

The planning permission process is in place to apply for developments that fall outside exempt building developments. Follow this link to download a list of exempt developments. (Link to pop up client puts in email to download a sheet)

Full Planning Applications Packages
Partial Planning Applications
Retention Planning Permission
Planning Permission Drafting Services


3D Design

Do you struggle to visualise the end design of your home? Do you struggle to read 2D plans? If so let us help you get the home of your dreams. Follow this link to start visualising you home today. (Link to the 3D page)


Consultancy Package

Looking to get moving with your new extension or renovation project but don’t know where to start. Design23’s Consultancy package could be for you.

  • During our visit we can together explore your home and find possible solutions to make it the home you have always dreamt of. With
  • Bernards experience as a Main building contractor and Architectural Technologist he can advise you on many aspects of your project you wish to achieve be it cost, buildability of the project or achievable modern design.

Our package covers includes:

  • Onsite sketches
  • Home walkthrough
  • Advice on Planning
  • Permission if required.
  • Advice on construction methods and possibly problems that you may encounter during the build.
  • Advice on grants available to you. (SEAI, Vacant homes grant, etc.)
  • Advice on boundary walls.

Cost for Dublin consultation 250 Including VAT
Cost in the greater Dublin area 300 Including VAT


Extension Attic and Renovation Design

Looking to transform the space you already have or add another room. We offer streamlined design options to help you design and visualise your new space saving you time and money before you even start your project.

Package includes:

  • Consultation survey
  • Concept idea and references images
  • Design Options as discuss during our meeting.
  • 3D Images and Videos
  • Final Plans showing your new layout.

Domestic BER Assessment

Our new BER Assessment service was introduced to compliment the design and planning services of our business.


Domestic BER Certificates are required to:

  • Sell your home.
  • Apply for government grants
  • If you plan on renting a home

Prices starting from €250 including VAT and SEAI Charge


Commercial Drafting

This is aim at owners of commercial buildings who require a set of drawings of there property be it for Grants, Wi-Fi layout optimisation, desk layout design for a coherent workspace environment or the sale of the property.

Package includes:

  • Site survey.
  • GA drawings of the property.
  • Virtual walkthroughs available
  • Point cloud modelling available
  • Wi-Fi Companies Offering Ekahau Wi-Fi Surveying

Cost dependant on scope of work