Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Planning Control.

Section 58: Appeals

If an application made to a council is refused or granted subject to conditions the applicant may appeal to the Planning Appeals Commission.  The previous time limit for lodging an appeal is reduced from 6 months to 4 or such other period as may be prescribed by development order.  If the applicant or council so wish, they may appear before and be heard by the Commission.