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NI Planning Portal

The Department for Infrastructure and Terraquest (the contracted supplier) in collaboration with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council and 9 other Councils, have developed a new IT system to deliver planning services across Northern Ireland.  See FAQ's below or click here for further information.

To view the new planning portal click here

New Planning Portal Frequently Asked Questions

  • I just saw the announcement that there is a new planning portal system, what’s this about?
  • What is the ‘go-live’ date of the new portal?
  • Do I have to register to use it?
  • Will it be similar to the previous portal?
  • Is the new system accessible by any member of the public?
  • What information will be available on the new system?
  • Is there someone in the Planning Section I can talk to about this?
  • I have an application already lodged, will this be impacted?
  • Can I lodge a new application during the 3 week closure?
  • Can I make amendments to an existing application during the 3 week closure?
  • I objected / provided a letter of support in relation to a planning application. Will I still be informed of any updates?
  • How can I view a planning application?