The Department’s role in the NI planning system including relevant legislation, regional policies and strategies and supporting practical guidance.

NOTICE: The new Planning Portal is now live. 

PLEASE NOTE: The DfI Planning offices in Clarence Court and Ebrington Square are currently closed to the public. All appointments to view DfI planning application files have therefore been suspended.

Details of planning applications are available online on the Planning Portal and you can contact us by e-mailing 

If you have a query about a local planning issue or application, please contact the Planning Office in the local Council.


Related to Planning

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for Infrastructure including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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