PPS21 – What is PPS21?
PPS-21 is a set of rules introduced by the Planning Service to create more opportunities for development sites within the countryside. PPS-21 is an amended set of rules to replace the old PPS-14.
PPS21 sets out planning policies for all of NI with the exception of town/village boundaries.
The aim of PPS21 is to manage & develop the countryside.
PPS21 supersedes all previous policies and previous greenbelts.
It has been active now since 24th November 2008 as a final policy and has relaxed the restrictions on countryside development.
Who can apply for Planning Permission?
Anyone who fits into one of the Planning categories stated in PPS21
PPS21 is not restricted to Agriculture
What are the main categories of PPS21?
PPS-21 has brought in new rules to help development which can only be applied under the following categories:-
CTY 2a- New Dwellings in Existing Clusters READ MORE
CTY 3 - Replacement Dwellings READ MORE
CTY 4 - Building/Barn Conversions READ MORE
CTY 8 - Infill Sites / Gap Sites READ MORE
CTY 10 - Dwellings on Farms READ MORE
CTY 11 - Farm Diversification READ MORE
CTY 6 - Personal & Domestic Circumstances READ MORE
CTY 7 - Dwellings for Non-Agricultural Business READ MORE
CTY 9 - Residential Caravans & Mobile Homes READ MORE
What do I do now?
If you think you have a site, a building to replace or convert, or need advice, contact FmK now and we will discuss with you the options available.
We offer a free office or site consultations for all our clients to determine the viability of making Planning applications.
At FmK we only take on viable applications and as a result have an impressive approval rate!