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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 for further information.

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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?