Northern Ireland planning statistics October - December 2021

Date published: 31 March 2022

Report on the volume of planning applications received and decisions issued in the third quarter of 2021/22. This bulletin reports on activity and performance following the transfer of planning powers to councils in April 2015.  The accompanying Excel tables contain the information underlying the charts and graphs featured in the bulletin as well as further analyses and breakdowns.

Impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: Planning activity and processing performance in 2020/21 and the first three quarters of 2021/22 were impacted by the restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. This should be borne in mind and caution should be taken when interpreting these figures and when making comparisons with other time periods.


For related information, visit Planning Statistics

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