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Draft PPS 2 (Revised): Natural Heritage

Draft PPS2 (Revised): Natural Heritage

Issued by: Department of the Environment
Status: Draft
Published: 23 March 2011
Closing Date: 8 July 2011
Draft PPS 2 (Revised) Natural Heritage sets out updated planning policy for the protection and conservation of our natural heritage.
Draft PPS 2 (revised) furthers the Executive's committment to sustainable development and to conserving and where possible enhancing and restoring our natural heritage.
The policy is accompanied by Draft Supplementary Planning Gudiance that provides background information and guidance on relevent natural heritage legislation.  Information on the consideration of developments within the development management process is also included.  The SPG will be taken into account in assessing development proposals.
In tandem with this consultation an equality impact screening exercise is also being issued for public consultation as an Annex to the Draft PPS.
The consultation on Draft PPS 2 (Revised): Natural Heritage and the accompanying Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance concluded on 8 July 2011. Responses to the public consultation can be accesses by clicking on the link below.
Draft PPS 2 (Revised): Natural Heritage consultation responses

Download the Documents:

Copies of both documents can be obtained by telephone (028) 90416941 textphone at (028) 90540642 or by writing to the following address:
PPS 2 (Revised) Natural Heritage - Public Consultation
Department of Environment
Millennium House
17 - 25 Great Victoria Street
These documents are also available in alternative formats, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
In keeping with our policy on openness, the Department may make responses to this consultation document publicly available upon request.
At the end of the consultation period  the Department will consider all comments received, following which the draft documents will be amended if necessary and, subject to Executive approval, published in final form.
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