Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Planning Control.

Section 30: Pre-determination hearings

The Department may, by subordinate legislation, require a council to provide the opportunity for the applicant to have a hearing before a council, as part of the application process, for certain types of applications.  The procedures for the hearings will be decided by a council concerned, and it will decide on the parties which will have a right to attend the hearing.