The Planning (Development Management) (Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 - Screening form

Date published: 27 July 2021


The aim of the policy is to temporarily suspend requirements for a developer to organise a ‘public event’ as part of the mandatory pre-application community consultation (PACC) process on proposed planning applications for major developments. This is an emergency response to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in relation to the processing of those applications, and with regard to the specific requirements which contravene public health policy on public gatherings and social distancing.


  • Existing/Revised/New:  Existing
  • Date of Screening:  8 March 2021
  • Screening Outcome – Full EQIA Recommended: No
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