New Planning Portal for Northern Ireland
A new Planning Portal launched on Monday 5 December 2022 for 10 of the 11 councils in Northern Ireland (including us) and the Department for Infrastructure (DfI).
Find out more about the new planning portal
How do I submit a planning application?
Find information to guide you through the planning application process.
Check the information you need to submit your planning applications.
Planning fees and forms
Find planning application forms, details on fees and any additional information you may need when making an application.
Information to help you with your planning application including our Pre-Application Discussion (PAD) service.
Major development applications
Find out about your responsibilities to keep local communities informed about all major planning applications.
VU.CITY Belfast is an accurate digital 3D model of the city. It can help to support your planning application or inform the pre-application process.
How do we process your application?
Learn more about how we process your application once we receive it.
How we make planning decisions
Find out how we make decisions on planning applications.
Post-decision and appeals
Making a decision on a planning application is not the end of the planning application process. Find out about the next steps.
Planning advice for short-term holiday lets
Advice and information on planning requirements for short-term holiday lets.