The following notes are for guidance only. They cannot be regarded as definitive and anyone requiring the exact legal position is advised to consult the fees regulations.
Download the full document - Planning Application Fees - Notes for Applicants
Note: The 'Planning Fees - Explanatory Notes for Applicants' Version 2 (May 2015) document was released on the Planning Portal on 22nd May 2015 and replaced the original version which was released at the beginning of April 2015.
Payments- cheques or postal orders for planning services delivered by the Council should be addressed to Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council. Payments made out to ‘DOE General Account’ will not be accepted by the Council.
Planning Application Forms
Please note, the forms below are working documents, any changes will be made immediately on the planning portal and can be viewed here. Please ensure that you use the most recent forms. For further details, or for advice and guidance on how to complete your form, please click here.
PHD - Householder Development
The PHD form should only be used for applications for Full Planning Permission for works of alteration/ extension to a dwelling or other development for domestic purposes within the curtilage of a dwelling (e.g. erection of a garage).
P1 - Planning Application
The P1 form must not be used for householder development.
P1A - Planning Application
Additional information required in respect of applications which will involve the use or storage of Listed Substances or the use or storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
P1B - Planning Application
Additional information required in respect of applications which will involve the working and winning of minerals.
P1C - Planning Application
This revised P1C Form is for immediate use and should be fully completed and submitted when applying for planning permission for a dwelling on a farm under Policy CTY10 of Planning Policy Statement (PPS) 21: Sustainable Development in the Countryside.
P1D - Planning Application
Additional Information required in respect of applications for Crèches and Day Nurseries, Nursing and Residential Homes.
P1W - Planning Application
Additional Information required in respect of applications for Single Wind Turbines and Wind Farms.
P2 - Declaration of Land Ownership
Form P2 is required to declare land ownership.
P2A - Notice of Application
The P2A form is required when the applicant does not own the land subject of the planning application or Listed Consent.
A1 - Consent to Display Advertisements
Advertising consent is required before an advertisement can be displayed.
LB1 - Listed Building Consent
Listed building consent is required before the carrying out of any work for demolition, alteration or extension of a listed building, which would affect its character as a building of special architectural or historical interest.
PCS - Property Certificate Form
The PCS form should be used by Solicitors to submit property enquiries to the Property Certificates Central Unit, County Buildings, 15 East Bridge Street, Enniskillen BT74 7BW.
PCAC1 - Conservation Area Consent
This form is to be used only for applications for consent to demolish, whether in whole or in part, unlisted buildings within a conservation area.
LDC1 - Certificate of Lawfulness (Existing Development)
The LDC1 form should be completed when the applicant is seeking a written determination that an existing use of land, operational development, or activity in breach of a planning condition is lawful.
LDC2 - Certificate of Lawfulness (Proposed Development)
This form should be completed when the applicant is seeking a written determination that a proposed use of land or operational development is lawful.
MDA1 - Modify or Discharge a Planning Agreement
This form is to be used for the modification or discharge of a Planning Agreement made under Article 40 of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.
P18 - Explanatory Notes to Accompany Refusals
This form is enclosed with all Refusal Notices
P19 - Explanatory Notes to Accompany Approvals
This form is enclosed with all Approval Notices or Notices of Consent