Publication of Development Plan Practice Note (DPPN) 10 'Submitting Development Plan Documents for Independent Examination'
Finalised in December 2019, DPPN 10 is available in an update to the Development Plan Practice Note section of the Department's website.
The practice note focuses on the key legislative requirements for the submission of a Development Plan Document by a council to the Department for it to cause an Independent Examination (IE).
DPPN 10 covers requirements for the availability of submission documents and the publicity of the IE. Detailed procedures for the independent examination are the remit of the appointed independent examiner and are not covered within this practice note
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