Fermanagh Area Plan 2007
Introduction: Key Objectives
The key objectives of the Plan are:
- To promote the sustainable development of Fermanagh and generate economic benefit while maintaining its natural assets and man-made heritage for the enjoyment of future generations.
- To facilitate choice within the existing pattern of development in Fermanagh with Enniskillen as the principal town and the remaining population distributed throughout towns, villages, dispersed rural communities and the countryside.
- To enhance economic development opportunities in Fermanagh and encourage rural regeneration.
- To protect and where possible enhance Fermanagh's landscapes, wildlife and sites of nature conservation interest.
- To protect and where possible enhance the high quality environment of Fermanagh's loughs and rivers while developing the economic potential of Lough Erne in an environmentally sensitive manner.
- To protect and where possible enhance features of the historic landscape and man-made heritage of Fermanagh.
- To improve the quality of built development in Fermanagh and the appearance of existing settlements having regard to their individual character.
- To ensure that the requirements of people with disabilities or special needs are taken into account in the consideration of proposals for development.