Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Planning Control.

Section 70: Procedure for section 68 orders: opposed cases

This section requires that an opposed modification or revocation order served under section 68 by a council must be confirmed by the Department before it can take effect.  The person on whom it is served can request a hearing before the Planning Appeals Commission, as can a council.  The Department may confirm an order with or without modification.