Lisburn & Castlereagh Local Development Plan 2032

Local Development Plan 2023 Part 1 - Plan Strategy

Local Development Plan 2023 Part 2 - Operational Policies

In accordance with Section 12 of the Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 and Regulation 24 of the Planning (Local Development Plan) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has adopted its Local Development Plan 2032, Plan Strategy on the 26th September 2023 following resolution by full Council.

This now means that in compliance with para 1.11 of the SPPS, Operational Policies set out in Part 2 of the Plan Strategy will come into effect and the Planning Policy Statements (PPSs) will no longer apply to planning applications within the Council area.

The Plan Strategy, September 2023 and all supporting documentation including the Sustainability Appraisal Report (incorporating Strategic Environmental Assessment), the adoption statement, the report and recommendations of the Planning Appeals Commission and the Direction made by the Department for Infrastructure, are available in our Plan Strategy Documents Library.

All documentation is also available to view at the Planning Unit during normal public opening hours at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, BT27 4RL.

Plan Strategy Document Library

The main documents published for the adopted Local Development Plan 2032, to be read alongside Parts 1 and 2 of the Plan Strategy (September 2023) are listed below.

See also Submission Documents Library which contains all the draft Plan Strategy documents including technical supplements and evidence submitted for the Independent Examination.

1. Plan Strategy Supplementary Planning Guidance

2. Plan Strategy Adoption Statement

3. Plan Strategy Sustainability Appraisal Post-Adoption Statement

4. Sustainability Appraisal - Addendum 2

5. Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA)

6. HRA Annex A: Conservation Objectives for Designated Sites

7. Comments from Statutory Consultee on SA and HRA for Plan Strategy

8. EQIA – Addendum 2

9. RNIA – Addendum 2

10. Public Notice Plan Strategy

Further information

Further information about the Plan process is provided on the following websites:

Department for Infrastructure’s website,

Planning Appeals Commission website,