Department for Infrastructure Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011, Adoption of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council Plan Strategy (s12) Direction 2023

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 [‘the Act’] and Planning (Local Development Plan) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Following the Independent Examination of the Local Development Plan draft Plan Strategy (April – May 2022) the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) issued a Direction on 28 June 2023 under Section 12 (1) (b) of the Act directing Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council to adopt the draft Plan Strategy with the modifications specified in the Direction.

The DfI Direction (with all required modifications) and the report of the Planning Appeals Commission Independent Examination are available at the following links:

For a copy of the PAC report please click here

For a copy of the DfI direction please click here

If you have any queries on the modifications in the DfI Direction you can contact the LDP team by email at or by calling 028 9244 7300