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Question Results

Written questions on the subject Planning Applications


 
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AQW 16659/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to detail (i) the checks carried out on windfarms to ensure that all mitigations in their planning approval have been adhered to, both initially and throughout their operation; and (ii) how much consideration is given to the protection of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and historic monuments when approving windfarm planning applications.

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22/03/2021 Answered on 30/03/2021
AQW 15926/17-22 Ms Clare Bailey
(GPNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what guidance has been issued to NI Water in relation to their assessment of planning applications where the wastewater treatment works has insufficient capacity.

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05/03/2021 Answered on 15/03/2021
AQW 13898/17-22 Ms Kellie Armstrong
(APNI - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (i) to detail the average time taken to respond to planning applications by the Natural Environment Division; and (ii) how many planning applications relating to the Strangford constituency, including the Ards and North Down Borough Council area and the Rowallane District Electoral Area of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, are awaiting statutory response from Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

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02/02/2021 Answered on 17/02/2021
AQW 10752/17-22 Mr John Stewart
(UUP - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for her assessment of how her Department categorises planning applications deemed to be of regional significance, in comparison to similar applications in the rest of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

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23/11/2020 Answered on 02/12/2020
AQW 10751/17-22 Mr John Stewart
(UUP - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice for her assessment of recommendation 13 of the Public Accounts Committee’s Report on Major Capital Projects in relation to costs associated with judicial reviews of planning applications.

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23/11/2020 Answered on 04/12/2020
AQW 10750/17-22 Mr John Stewart
(UUP - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for her assessment of her Department’s performance in processing planning applications deemed regionally significant.

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23/11/2020 Answered on 02/12/2020
AQW 9780/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what steps are being taken to (i) process the backlog of planning applications; and (ii) ensure other statutory agencies involved in the planning process are working to schedule.

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05/11/2020 Answered on 17/11/2020
AQW 9435/17-22 Mr Cathal Boylan
(SF - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to detail all current called-in planning applications.

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02/11/2020 Answered on 10/11/2020
AQW 9341/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir [R]
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, pursuant to AQW 8280/17-22, to detail (i) the average; and (ii) the median response time in days for statutory consultee responses to consultation requests for planning applications, broken down by statutory consultee, for each of the last three years.

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22/10/2020 Answered on 30/10/2020
AQW 9210/17-22 Mr Christopher Stalford
(DUP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, when a sewerage system is listed at capacity in an area, to detail the grounds that NI Water, as a statutory consultee, will or will not recommend a major housing application for approval.

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21/10/2020 Answered on 30/10/2020
AQW 8280/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir [R]
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, pursuant to AQW 6711/17-22, to detail (i) the number of statutory consultees’ responses to consultation requests for planning applications and; (ii) the percentage of those which were within the statutory time limits, broken down by statutory consultee, for each of the last three years.

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06/10/2020 Answered on 19/10/2020
AQW 7268/17-22 Mr Fra McCann
(SF - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what her Department is doing to reduce how long it takes to process major planning applications.

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21/09/2020 Answered on 05/10/2020
AQW 6711/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir [R]
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what percentage of statutory consultee’s responses to consultation requests for planning applications were within the statutory time limits, for each of the last three years.

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10/09/2020 Answered on 24/09/2020
AQW 4754/17-22 Mr Maolíosa McHugh
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to outline the extent of the neighbour notification process regarding the planning applications (i) LA10/2019/1386; and (ii) LA11/2019/1000/F.

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11/06/2020 Answered on 26/06/2020
AQW 4377/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) for a list of planning applications under the remit of her Department that have yet to be determined; and (ii) how long each application has been awaiting a decision.

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29/05/2020 Answered on 17/06/2020
AQW 4095/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what guidance or direction was issued in respect of the series of planning applications for battery generation/storage in support of the grid/transmission in Northern Ireland, in the last three years.

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12/05/2020 Answered on 26/05/2020
AQW 4078/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to detail the dates each planning application for battery generation/storage in support of the grid/transmission in Northern Ireland was (i) validated; and (ii) approved, in the last three years.

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11/05/2020 Answered on 26/05/2020
AQW 3402/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to detail (i) the average; (ii) the shortest; and (iii) the longest time taken by her Department to determine a planning application within its remit, in each of the last five years.

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09/03/2020 Answered on 20/03/2020
AQW 3061/17-22 Mr Jim Wells
(DUP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, pursuant to AQW 769/17-22, regarding the importance of peatlands as a carbon pool, whether he will instruct his staff to recommend to planning authorities that all future applications to extract peat should be refused.

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03/03/2020 Answered on 23/03/2020
AQW 2214/17-22 Mr Paul Frew
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure whether planning applications containing battery storage of electricity have to apply for hazardous substances consent.

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17/02/2020 Answered on 03/03/2020
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