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North Down & Ards Area Plan 1984-1995: Plan History

Date operative: 31st July 1989
Plan Area: North Down and Ards Borough Council areas
Status: No final version of adopted Area Plan published. The adopted Plan therefore comprises the provisions of the Draft Plan as approved and amended by the Adoption Statement.

Plan Chronology

  • No final version of adopted Plan published
  • July 1989: Adoption Statement published including modified maps for Bangor, Newtownards, Newtownards Town Centre, Holywood, Portaferry, Ballygowan, Ballywalter, Comber, Cloghy, Portavogie and the Cultra / Craigavad Policy Zone
  • July 1989: Planning Appeals Commission Report published
  • November 1988: Planning Appeals Commission Report received
  • Public Inquiry held: Yes
  • January 1987: A series of Technical Supplements were published with the Draft Plan:
    • Population
    • Housing
    • Employment and Industry
    • Commerce
    • Education
    • Social and Community Facilities
    • Open Space and Recreation
    • Tourism
    • Physical Resources
    • Transportation
    • Public Utilities
  • January 1987: Draft Plan published
  • March 1985: Preliminary Proposals published
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