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Coronavirus update

As a precautionary measure in response to Coronavirus, Cecil Ward Building is closed for Belfast Planning Services.

In addition, the Planning Service is currently working within a limited capacity with no staff in our offices or on site. Although we are reducing our normal services, we will progress current applications and appeals where possible. We can’t accept new applications at this time and any that we receive by post, will be held and progressed later.

Belfast Planning Service

Find out about our responsibilities, our public office opening times and location.

Current applications

Information on the latest applications that are open for comment.

Applying for planning permission

Information on when you need to apply for planning permission, how to do so and fees, as well as links to application forms.

Development Plan and Policy

Find out about the adopted and draft Development Plans for the Belfast area, and planning policies relevant to Belfast and the wider region.

Planning Enforcement

Information about our enforcement service and how to make a complaint about a breach of planning control.

Developer Contributions and Planning Agreements

View our draft Developer Contributions Framework (DCF) and associated information.

Conservation areas, Article 4 directions and Tree Preservation Orders

Read about our work to protect the city’s 12 conservation areas through the introduction of special arrangements, known as Article 4 directions. You’ll also find information on Tree Preservation Orders (TPO), a statutory protection afforded to trees under the Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

Contact us
Belfast Planning Service
028 9050 0510
Belfast Planning Service
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street