Local Development Plan
Local Development Plan
We are responsible for developing a Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Lisburn Castlereagh area, working with local people, to create a clear vision of how the council area should develop and what it will look like in the years to come.
The development of the LDP was a staged approach which is summarised below with links directly to the related information. You can also use the buttons below to access the information.
Statement of Community Involvement – this sets out how we intend to engage with the local community during the preparation of our new LDP.
Preferred Options Paper - the Preferred Options Paper (POP), published in March 2017 is a public consultation document which sets out the key plan issues for our area and the preferred options available to address them. An overview of the key issues raised during the public consultation period is available in the Public Consultation Report (published September 2017).
Draft Plan Strategy - the draft Plan Strategy is a public consultation document which will give an indication of our intentions in relation to the future development of our area.
Independent Examination - an Independent Examination will be held to determine the soundness of the draft Planning Strategy, taking into account any representations or counter representations. Following the Independent Examination, an Advisory Report of its findings will be issued to central government.
Binding report – following consideration of the advisory report, central government will issue a binding report to us. We must incorporate any changes outlined in the binding report into the Plan Strategy.
Adoption of Plan Strategy- following the Independent Examination, and direction from the central government, the Plan Strategy will be formally adopted by the council.
Local Policies Plan - this is the final document comprising the LDP. The draft Local Polices Plan is a public consultation document and will contain our detailed land use proposals in relation to the future development of the council area.
Independent Examination - this will be held to determine the soundness of the draft Local Policies Plan, taking into account any representations or counter representations. Following the Independent Examination, an advisory report of its findings will be issued to central government.
Binding report - following consideration of the advisory report, central government will issue a Binding Report to us. We must incorporate any changes outlined in the binding report into the Local Policies Plan.
Adoption of Local Policies Plan - following the Independent Examination and direction from central government, the Local Polices Plan will formally adopted by us.
Monitoring & Review of LDP - The LDP will be reviewed every 5 years.