New planning portal

The NI Department of Infrastructure launched a new website to streamline the planning application process.

In this article we cover:

  • Details of the new planning portal
  • Which local authorities are participating
  • Video of how to use the portal
  • Plans to introduce validation checklists


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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