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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 4: Statement of Community Involvement

This section defines a council’s statement of community involvement as a statement of its policy for involving interested parties in matters relating to the development in its district.  It requires a council and the Department to attempt to agree the terms of the statement and provides a power of direction for the Department where agreement is not possible. This statement will apply to the preparation and revision of a local development plan and to the exercise of a council’s functions in relation to planning control.

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