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Explanatory Memorandum to Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

Article 8 – Statements of principles of design and accessibility

16.This Article requires certain applications for planning permission and consent to be accompanied by a statement about the design principles and concepts that have been applied to the development and/or a statement about how issues relating to access to the development have been dealt with. Powers are also provided to enable the applications to which this is intended to apply to be prescribed in subordinate legislation.

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