Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

2006 No. 1252

Commentary on Articles

Part Ii – Planning Reform

Article 12 – Conservation areas

20.Article 12 provides for wider consultation on the proposed designation of conservation areas to include such other persons or bodies as may be prescribed. This Article also enables conservation area controls, including demolition control and the preservation of trees, to be put in place on a temporary basis before such consultation takes place.