The responsibility for the delivery of the majority of planning functions transferred from the Department to local government on 1 April 2015.
From this date Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council (LCCC) has been responsible for:

  • Taking forward work associated with the drawing up its own local development plan
  • Making the majority of planning decisions in respect of applications within the Council area
  • Investigating alleged breached of planning control and determining what enforcement action (if any) should be taken

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