Commercial Planning Applications
Updated: Mar 5, 2018
The Department for Infrastructure published their “Northern Ireland Planning Statistics 2016/17 Third Quarter Statistical Bulletin (October- December 2016)” on 16 March 2017. This shows that Causeway Coast and Glens received the highest number of commercial applications (24) in Northern Ireland during that quarter.
The Mayor of the Causeway Coast and Glens commented:
“These statistics are a strong positive indicator of commercial interest and proposed investment in the Borough. This evidence supports the growing feeling of positivity that is developing across this area, particularly in the tourism and creative sectors.”
The source of the statistics can be viewed at the Department for Infrastructure’s website at www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk. Commercial applications for the purpose of these published statistics are defined as:
“These include food supermarkets and superstores, non-food retailing, major retail developments exceeding 1000 sq m, alterations, extensions and improvements to buildings used for retailing, retail warehouses, clubs, post offices, factory outlets, petrol stations, offices, purpose built office developments, restaurants, car parking, and motor vehicle display, hire, repair or sale.”