Ards and Down Area Plan 2015
Down District: Ballynahinch Settlement
|Proposal BH 01 Settlement Limit|
|A Settlement Limit is designated in accordance with Policy SETT 1 in Volume 1 of the Plan and as indicated on Map No. 3/003a, Ballynahinch Settlement Map.|
The designated Settlement Limit is drawn to protect the natural setting of Ballynahinch while providing development opportunities in line with its role as a local hub.
The Settlement Limit excludes the higher, wooded drumlin landscapes to the west and south. It includes lands developed since the commencement of the preparation of the Plan and housing lands with the benefit of planning permission, some now under construction.
It also includes additional development lands to the north west, adjacent to Lisburn Road and to the east, adjacent to the proposed bypass. The bypass, when implemented, will provide an effective limit to development to the east.