Fermanagh Area Plan 2007
Introduction: Purpose of the Fermanagh Plan
This Plan sets out policies and proposals to guide development decisions in the Fermanagh District Council area up to the year 2007.The Plan is the vehicle for coordinating policies of various public and private agencies to provide a coherent strategy for the future development and conservation of Fermanagh applying the principle of sustainable development. The Plan promotes the regeneration of rural areas. It considers broad environmental issues and incorporates policies to help protect landscape quality, wildlife, habitats of nature conservation importance and features of the man-made heritage. It also indicates the amount and location of land to be allocated for the principal land uses including housing, industry and recreation/open space in the larger settlements together with limits of development and other proposals for the smaller settlements. When ultimately adopted the Fermanagh Area Plan will be taken into account in the determination of planning applications for new development.