Northern Ireland Planning Service

Ards and Down Area Plan 2015

Plan Area: Ards Borough and Down District Council Areas
Status: Statutory Plan
Date:
March 2009
The Ards and Down Area Plan 2015 covers the Ards Borough and Down District Council Areas
Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Environment, under the provisions of Part III of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, has adopted the Ards and Down Area Plan 2015 to the extent approved and endorsed in The Ards and Down Area Plan 2015 Adoption Statement 2009.  The Plan, as adopted, became operative on 30 March 2009.
The Department for Regional Development has determined, in accordance with Artcile 28(3) of the Planning (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, that The Ards and Down Area Plan 2015 is in general conformity with the Regional Development Strategy for Northern Ireland 2025.
The Department has published a final version of the Ards and Down Area Plan 2015, incorporating the amendments outlined in the Adoption Statement

Download the statutory Plan

Volume 1 Plan Strategy, Policy Context and Countryside Proposals

Volume 2 Ards Borough Settlement Proposals

Refer to the Map Library for the relevant Settlement Maps

Volume 3 Down District Settlement Proposals

Refer to the Map Library for the relevant Settlement Maps

Download the Adoption Statement

Download the Planning Appeals Commission Report

Download the Appropriate Assessment Report and Maps

Download the Equality Impact Assessment

Note: In the case of any contradiction between the Development Plan published on paper and the digital version of the Development Plan presented on this Website, the provisions of the Development Plan published on paper will prevail.