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Consultation Paper on the Review of Permitted Development Rights for Mineral Exploration

Published on Thu, 8 Dec 2016 by
This consultation ended on Fri, 3 Feb 2017

The Department for Infrastructure has today issued a consultation paper on permitted development rights for mineral exploration.
The consultation sets out proposals for amending permitted development rights, including removing permitted development rights for petroleum exploration from Class A of Part 16 of the Schedule to the Planning (General Permitted Development) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015.

Give us your views

You are invited to send your views on this consultation document. Comments should reflect the structure of the document as far as possible with references to question numbers and paragraph numbers where relevant. Comments on the Equality Impact Assessment Screening document and Preliminary Regulatory Impact Assessment which are contained in the paper are also welcome. All responses should be made in writing and submitted to the Department in one of the following ways:
By post to:
Review of Permitted Development Rights Consultation
Planning Policy Division
Room 1-18
Clarence Court
10-18 Adelaide Street
By e-mail to:

Download the document

This document may be made available in alternative formats, please contact us to discuss your requirements at the above postal and e mail addresses or:
Telephone: 028) 90540571 (text relay prefix 18001).
The closing date for the receipt of comments is 3rd February 2017.

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