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The Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

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8.—(1) In Article 20 of the principal Order (form and content of planning applications), after paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) A development order shall require an application for planning permission of such description as is specified in the order to be accompanied by such of the following as is so specified—

(a)a statement about the design principles and concepts that have been applied to the development;

(b)a statement about how issues relating to access to the development have been dealt with.

(2B) The form and content of a statement mentioned in paragraph (2A) is such as is required by the development order..

(2) In paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order (applications for listed buildings consent), after sub-paragraph (1) insert—

(1A) Regulations shall require an application for listed building consent of such description as is prescribed to be accompanied by such of the following as is prescribed—

(a)a statement about the design principles and concepts that have been applied to the works in relation to which the application is made;

(b)a statement about how issues relating to access to the building have been dealt with.

(1B) The form and content of a statement mentioned in sub-paragraph (1A) is such as is prescribed..

(3) Article 26 of the principal Order ceases to have effect.

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