New Planning Portal for Northern Ireland
The current Public Access Portal (link opens in new window) is available but limited to read-only access for most users.
A new Planning Portal will be launched on Monday 5 December for 10 of the 11 councils in Northern Ireland (including us) and the Department for Infrastructure (DfI).
Applications currently open for comment
Visit the Public Access Portal (link opens in new window) for full details of all planning applications throughout Northern Ireland.
You can request to view applications, including detailed proposals and plans, by calling 028 9050 0510 (textphone 028 9054 0642), or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Written comments on the applications listed below should be submitted within 14 days of the date advertised. Please quote the application reference in all correspondence and note that all written representations made, including objections, will be posted online. You can also submit comments online through the Public Access Portal (link opens in new window).
You can find out how the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) and the 11 Northern Ireland councils look after your personal information, in relation to planning, by viewing the privacy notice on the DfI website (link opens in new window).
Object to or support an application at Planning Committee
If you'd like to speak to our Planning Committee about a planning application that it is going to consider, please complete the request form, quoting the application reference, at least 48 hours before the committee meeting. You can only speak to committee if you've submitted a written response to an application.
Once we receive your application, we'll be in touch with more information.
- Submit your request to speak to committee (link opens in new window)
Schedule of applications
The schedule of applications to be considered by the Planning Committee is available at least five days before each meeting.
Current planning applications
Advertised 11 November 2022
Application reference (all links open in a new window) Location Proposal Initial applications 1721/F 15 Ulsterville Gardens Change of use from dwelling to House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO). 1894/F Apartment 6-01, The Obel , 62 Donegall Quay Retrospective change of use from residential to short term holiday let. 1975/F 10 Glenshesk Park Single storey rear extension 1976/DCA 11 Shrewsberry Park Partial demolition in rear elevation to create openings 1977/F 11 Shrewsberry Park Single storey rear extension, loft conversion and nstallation of conservation style rooflights. 1978/F 5 and 7 Church Road Demolition of garage and 2construction of storey side and rear extensions and gardens room to both dwelligs and green house to No. 07. 1979/F 16 Wynchurch Park Demolition of garage and construction of single storey side and rear extension and a separate single storey rear extension with raised patio. 1982/F 23 Finaghy Park Central Attic conversion with front and rear dormers. 1984/F 6 Derryvolgie Avenue Renewal of planning approval LA04/2016/1916/F for proposed conversion of existing dwelling to create 3 apartments including demolition of rear returns and garage and rear extension to create 3 additional apartments, (Total 6 apartments). Repositioning of access onto Derryvolgie Avenue with associated parking and landscaping. 1985/F 12 Dermott Hill Park Single storey rear extension. 1986/F 16 Willowbank Park Demolition of side hipped roof and replace with pitched roof to facilitate attic conversion with rear dormer and alterations to rear elevation. 1987/F 37 Hawthornden Road Loft conversion with associated internal and external alterations including addition of 2 openings to side elevations. 1988/DCA 9 Cyprus Avenue Demolition of external kitchen and dining room walls to courtyard on ground floor. 1993/F 57 Castlehill Road Renewal of permission LA04/2017/2060/F for single storey side and rear extension and roof light to rear. 1996/F Unit B2, 19 Heron Rd, Sydenham Intake, Sydenham Business Park Change of use to B1 offices. 1997/F 169 Ardenlee Avenue Demolition of rear return and construction of single storey rear extension. 2002/F 7 Ardpatrick Gardens 2 storey and rear extension 2004/LBC Ormiston House, 51A Hawthornden Road Part retrospective application for: retention of pool pavilion and installation of solar panels to the pavilion roof. 2005/F 10 Grangeville Gardens 2 storey rear xtension 2006/F 12 Somerton Park Single storey rear and side extension and minor internal alterations. 2008/F 33 Vauxhall Park Demolition of garage, construction of single storey side and rear extension and 1st floor rear extension 2009/F 188 Barnetts Road Single storey side and rear extension to replace single storey extension.
Advertised 18 November 2022
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Application reference (all links open in a new window) Location Proposal Initial applications 1961/F 219 Upper Lisburn Road 1st floor rear infill extension 1976/DCA 11 Shrewsberry Park Partial demolition of rear elevation to create openings 1980/F 16 Rugby Road Change of use from House of Multiple occupancy to serviced accommodation 1981/F 35 Agincourt Avenue Change of use from House of Multiple occupancy to two apartments 1995/F 22 Galwally Park 2 storey side and rear extension 1998/F Belfast Metropolitan College, Tower Street Demolition of buildings and construction of social-led, mixed tenure residential development comprising of 20 dwelling houses and 10 apartments with carparking; provision of public open space and community hub; and associated site works and access arrangements from Tower Street 1999/F Unit 2, Hillview Retail Park Change of use from retail (Class A1) to storage and distribution (Class B4) with associated trade counter/sales area and minor external alterations 2003/F Ormiston House, 51A Hawthornden Road Elevational changes to the previously approved pool pavilion (retrospective) and the proposed installation of solar panels to the pavilion roof. A change of use from a swimming pool ancillary to a residential dwelling to a pool for the provision of community and recreational water sports activities for use by Belfast Kayak Academy (Sui Generis) with associated parking and access via Kinedar Crescent 2007/F 4a Glengoland Parade Single story rear extension 2012/F 787 Crumlin Road Conversion of existing dwelling to House of Multiple Occupancy 2016/F Colaiste Feirste, 7 Beechview Park Proposed floodlighting on existing 3G soccer pitch, consisting of eight 12m tall floodlights. Four floodlights will be located on each of the four corners of the existing pitch with the remaining four placed equidistant between the end lines of the pitch and the centre line 2017/F 494 Antrim Road Change of use from House of Multiple Occupancy and garage to 3no. 2 bed apartments and detached maisonette and associated elevation changes 2018/F 2 Royal Avenue Alterations including provision of new structural opening with pedestrian entrance doors, roller shutters, improved boundary treatments and minor internal renovations 2019/LBC 2 Royal Avenue Alterations including provision of new structural opening with pedestrian entrance doors, roller shutters, improved boundary treatments and minor internal renovations 2020/F Existing base station rooftop installation at Owen O'Cork Mill, 288 Beerbridge Road Proposed upgrade works consisting of the removal of existing 6 antennas and other ancilliary apparatus and the proposed installation of 12 antennas on new yoke brackets, stand-off brackets, chs antenna support poles and gantry poles on existing quadpods (to be reorientated), 1 gps antenna, internal upgrades to existing equipment cabin and all other ancillary development 2021/LBC Existing base station rooftop installation at Owen O'Cork Mill, 288 Beersbridge Road Proposed upgrade works consisting of the removal of existing 6 antennas and other ancilliary apparatus and the proposed installation of 12 antennas on new yoke brackets, stand-off brackets, chs antenna support poles and gantry poles on existing quadpods (to be reorientated), 1 gps antenna, internal upgrades to existing equipment cabin and all other ancillary development 2024/F 1a Derryvolgie Avenue Change of use from church to community and cultural use in connection with a Musical Theatre academy, with provision for education and amateur dramatics theatre under use classes D1 (community and cultural uses) and D2 (assembly and leisure) 2025/F 87-91 Botanic Avenue Retention of site hoarding 2026/F 256 North Queen Street Construction of two apartments and 28 dwellings (30 units in total) with associated carparking, private and communal amenity space, landscaping, site works and access arrangements from North Queen Street 2027/F J P Corry, 648 Springfield Road Replacement office accommodation with new 2 storey building (incorporating renewable energy technology including PV panels and air source heating) adjacent to Springfield Road frontage and single storey extension to existing sales building to accommodate canteen and telesales suite. Proposal to also include alterations to boundary treatment along Springfield Road comprising reduction of wall height and replacement with railings, and provision of replacement parking and new servicing area upon demolition of the existing office accommodation 2029/F 243 Falls Road Change of use from offices to into 2 bedroom apartment at 1st and 2nd floor level and elevation amendments to ground floor (including new shopfront and new dormer window) 2031/DCA 430 Lisburn Road Retention of works to roof and demolition of chimney 2037/F 24 Waterloo Park Single storey rear extension and new flat roof over existing sunroom 2040/F The Catholic Chaplaincy, 28-38 Elmwood Avenue Refurbishment and extension of Chaplaincy including change of use of upper floors to provide 41 studios for use as student accommodation, refurbishment and reconfiguration of ground floor layout, external landscaping, elevational changes and other associated works 2042/F 24 Eglantine Avenue Change of use from House of Multiple Occupancy to dwelling (Use Class C1). 2043/F 87 Springfield Park Single storey rear extension 2046/F 21 Ravenhill Park Single and 2 storey rear extension, dormer on rear roof, construction of rear single storey garage and additional site works 2047/F 74 Woodvale Avenue Single storey rear extension 2048/F 155 Haypark Avenue Single and 2 storey rear and side extension 2055/F 17 Cherry Gardens Single storey side and rear extension with raised patio and screening fence, external alterations and level access to front 2056/F 6 Finch Grove Single storey rear extension, level access ramp to front and some internal alterations. Amendment to previous approval - extension length increased by 926mm due to location of NI Water sewer running underneath (LA04/2021/2217/F) 2057/F 6 Belfield Heights Single storey detached garden room to rear 2058/F Rooftop base station at Castlecourt shopping centre, Royal Avenue Proposed upgrade works at existing rooftop base station installation comprising of the installation of new grillage fixed to existing and new steel beams to support proposed access steps and safety handrail, proposed steel bracing between existing steel members, 1 cable tray, 6no. proposed apertures to be mounted on new support poles on new circular headframe on existing 6.00m high stub monopole, 2 GPS modules, RRUs mounted on new support poles, 3 equipment cabinets to be installed within existing equipment and all other ancillary development 2059/F Lands south of 56 Highcairn Drive, site located at junction between Highcairn Drive and Dunboyne Park Residential development comprising of 12 semi-detached dwelling houses with incurtilage parking and associated site-works 2064/F 151 and 153 Belmont Church Road Construction of hoarding and access gates (retrospective) Re-advertisements LA04/2021/1595/F Lands in front of Calvert House, 23 Castle Place and 17 Castle Place Provision of new building/structure to replace previous kiosk that has been recently removed, to incorporate display cases for artwork, awnings to provide covered open space, as well as street furniture and landscaping (amended description and plans) 0815/F 10 Windsor Avenue North Conversion of existing building from two apartments to a single dwelling and two-storey rear extension to facilitate ancillary residential accommodation, demolition and replacement of existing garage (amended description) 1122/F 7 Ailesbury Drive Proposed rear and side extension. Proposed demolition of existing garage and erection of replacement two-storey store and study (amended description) 1886F The Devenish Complex,
33-37 Finaghy Road North
Retrospective application for proposed ground floor extension to restaurant to provide storage accommodation and link corridor, change of use of existing store to toilet block. Provision of 1no. additional store and 1no. Workshop in extended yard area to rear of restaurant to be enclosed by 2.4m high boundary wall. Removal of existing store located on the north-eastern corner of site. Provision of 2no. storage tanks in new extended yard and provision of new bin compound (amended description and drawings)