Factors: Regional Development Strategy
The Regional Development Strategy (RDS), ‘Shaping Our Future’, is a strategy for the development of Northern Ireland up to 2025.
The Regional Development Strategy has a statutory basis and under the Strategic Planning (NI) Order 1999 , The Department must take it into account both when preparing Development Plans and when deciding on individual planning applications.
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