News Releases Archive: 2000
- DOE Invites People To Submit Their Ideas For Development Of Ards And Down Districts
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 - Around 130,000 people will be affected by the new Area Plan for Ards and Down.
- Sam Foster Calls For Comments On Telecommunications
Fri, 10 Nov 2000 - The Minister of the Environment, Mr Sam Foster MLA, today called for comments on telecommunications masts and associated equipment.
- Soaring House Prices Not A Reason To Relax Greenbelt Planning Policy, Says City Planner
Thu, 9 Nov 2000 - Escalating house prices do not indicate a housing land shortage, DOE's Belfast Planning Manager, Bill Morrison, told estate agents today.
- Sam Foster Outlines His Response To Judicial Decision On D5
Tue, 16 Oct 2001 - Sam Foster, Minister of the Environment, today outlined the DOE's response to the judicial decision made in September regarding retail development at D5.
- Sam Foster Desinates Five Suburbs of Belfast As Conservation Areas
Fri, 4 Aug 2000 - Mr Sam Foster MLA, Minister for the Environment, today announced that five Edwardian suburbs in Belfast will become Conservation Areas.
- Sam Foster Addresses Planning Backlogs In Additional £3.5 Million Secured For DOE
Wed, 5 Jul 2000 - Sam Foster, Minister for the Environment, has secured an extra £3.1 million funding for the DOE in addition to the £400,000 spending on Road Safety he announced earlier this week.
- Proposed Retail Development At Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor
Thu, 22 Jun 2000 - The Department of the Environment today announced that outline planning permission, would be granted for the proposed extensions to the Tesco and Marks and Spencer stores at Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Bangor, subject to restrictive conditions on the sale of comparison goods.
- Sam Foster Welcomes Environmentally Friendly £100 Million Housing Development
Fri, 16 Jun 2000 - Minister for the Environment, Mr Sam Foster, welcomed the commitment to the environment in Northern Ireland's largest single private housing development, costing around £100 million at Glengormley.
- Dungannon Area Draft Plan Published
Thu, 25 May 2000 - The Department of the Environment today published the Draft Area Plan for the Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council area.
- Derry Area Plan 2011 Published
Mon, 22 May 2000 - The Department of the Environment today published the Derry Area Plan 2011.
- Craigavon Area Plan 2010-Draft Plan Published
Wed, 26 Apr 2000 - The Department of the Environment's Planning Service has today published the Craigavon Area Plan 2010 - Draft Plan.