Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Planning Control.

Section 57: Effect of planning permission

This provision states that once planning permission is granted it has effect for the benefit of the land and of anyone who has an interest in the land at the time.  If the permission includes the erection of a building, it can specify the use to which this building should be put.