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DCAN 4: Restaurants, Cafes and Fast Food Outlets

Issued by: Planning Service
Status: Final
February 2002
The purpose of this Development Control Advice Note (DCAN) is to provide supplementary planning guidance that indicates acceptable locations for restaurants, cafés and fast food outlets.
Development Control Advice Note 4 applies throughout Northern Ireland to development proposals (including new buildings and changes of use) for the sale of food for consumption on the premises or of hot food for consumption off the premises. It does not apply to shops such as sandwich bars selling cold food for consumption off the premises.
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