Planning Portal


Policy and Plans

'Strategic Planning Policy Statement for Northern Ireland' - Planning for Sustainable Development (SPPS), has been published in final form following a period of extensive engagement with key planning stakeholders.
This publication sets out the Department’s regional planning policies for securing the orderly and consistent development of land in Northern Ireland under the reformed two-tier planning system.

Strategic Planning Policy for 'Development in the Countryside'
Strategic Planning Policy for 'Renewable Energy'

Other Guidance Documents

This publication sets out how the Department will engage with the community in the delivery of its planning functions.
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