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PPS 6: Planning, Archaeology and The Built Heritage
Other Aspects of Planning Control: Environmental Impact Assessment

10.1 Certain developments fall within the scope of the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (NI) 1999. Environmental Impact Assessment is mandatory for projects listed in Schedule 1 to the Regulations. Projects listed in Schedule 2 will require assessment if they meet or exceed the thresholds set out in that Schedule or are located in a “sensitive area”. The definition of sensitive area includes scheduled monuments and World Heritage Sites Opens link in a new browser window. Further information is contained in revised Development Control Advice Note 10 “Environmental Impact Assessment” available from Divisional Planning Offices.
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