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  • Old Golf Course Road – new park and playground consultation

    We’re working to develop a new park and playground located between Old Golf Course Road and Upper Dunmurry Lane. Through this investment we hope to create an attractive area of open community space which families and children can enjoy. In December 2016 we asked local people for their... More
    Opened 6 days ago
  • Draft Policy on Linguistic Diversity

    Belfast aims to be a welcoming and inclusive city for all. To help achieve this aim and to meet other best practice guidance and legal requirements, we want to develop and implement a linguistic diversity policy. Our draft Linguistic Diversity Policy outlines our approach to promoting... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Article 4 Reconsultation for Adelaide Park Conservation Area

    We take our responsibilty for heritage protection seriously and are keen to protect the rich and varied built heritage of the Adelaide Park Conservation Area. We're concerned that the character may be eroded by alterations, individually and cumulatively, even if they are small in scale, by... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Article 4 Reconsultation for Malone Park Conservation Area

    We take our responsibilty for heritage protection seriously and are keen to protect the rich and varied built heritage of the Malone Park Conservation Area. We're concerned that the character may be eroded by alterations, individually and cumulatively, even if they are small in scale, by... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Belfast City Cemetery Heritage Project

    In partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Belfast City Council are planning to deliver a project designed to enhance the existing heritage in City Cemetery and people’s ability to access and enjoy it. As part of this project we are proposing to develop a new visitor/education centre,... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • East Bank Development Strategy: public consultation

    We’ve developed a strategy for an area east of the River Lagan described as the East Bank, and we’d like to hear your views on our proposals. Our aim is to inform planning and investment decisions that will impact the long-term development of this area. The area comprises 43 acres... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • European Capital of Culture: Stage 1

    The European Capital of Culture Bid is about you, about us, about everyone in the region. We want to create a bid which truly reflects the lives of all citizens living in this place. Help us make this everyone’s bid and tell us a yarn by answering the five questions in our survey: ... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Permanent Memorial to mark Plot Z1, commonly known as Baby Public

    Plot Z1 in City Cemetery is the resting place of almost 8,000 people, the vast majority of them babies. There are multiple burials in each grave, mainly from the period 1945–96. While records show that the plot was also used for adult burials, it was primarily used for the burial of babies... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • St George’s Market market research survey

    Belfast City Council is conducting market research on its award-winning St George’s Market, and we’d like to hear from you. Whether you go every week, you’ve only visited it once or you’ve never been before, we want to hear your views. The survey will take no more than ten minutes of... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Age-friendly Belfast Survey; 2017 and Beyond

    The Age-friendly Belfast vision is that Belfast will be a city where older people live life to the fullest. In 2013, Belfast was the first city in Northern Ireland to join the World Health Organisation's Global Network of Age-friendly Cities. An Age-friendly city is defined as an... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Extension of Sunday trading hours in Belfast

    We’re consulting on a proposal to designate Belfast as a ‘holiday resort’ under Article 6 of the Shops (Sunday Trading &c.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997. This would allow large shops to extend their Sunday trading hours on up to 18 Sundays in any calendar year between 1 March and 30... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • The Belfast Agenda (draft for consultation)

    The Belfast Agenda is Belfast’s first community plan. We want a city that provides a high quality of life for everyone who lives here and we want to make the city a great place for the many people who come here to work, study, visit or set up and grow their business. This plan sets... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) on the draft Belfast Agenda

    In preparing the draft Belfast Agenda, Belfast's first community plan, we have considered the potential for significant environmental effects arising from the plan's long term outcomes and ambitions, 4 year priorities, stretch goals and related workstreams. This assessment is in the form of a... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Equality Impact Assessment on the Preferred Options Paper of the Local Development Plan

    We're developing the Draft Local Development Plan (LDP) which is the land use plan for Belfast up to 2035. The plan will guide investment and set out policies and proposals for the use, development and protection of land across the city. Once adopted, the plan will be used to... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) on the draft Belfast Agenda

    The Belfast Agenda is Belfast’s first community plan. This high level plan sets out a new shared vision and bold ambitions for Belfast‘s future. It describes the quality of life outcomes we want for all residents and outlines the priorities we need to be focusing on over the next four years... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • LDP Interim Sustainability Appraisal (incorporating Strategic Environmental Assessment) Consultation

    We're developing the Draft Local Development Plan (LDP) which is the land use plan for Belfast up to 2035. The plan will guide investment and set out policies and proposals for the use, development and protection of land across the city. Once adopted, the plan will be used to... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Preferred Options Paper (POP) consultation for the Local Development Plan (LDP)

    We’re developing the new Local Development Plan (LDP) which is the land use plan for Belfast up to 2035. The Plan will guide investment and set out policies and proposals for the use, development and protection of land across the city. Once adopted the plan will be used to determine... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Navarra Place Playground Consultation

    We're working with the Department for Justice and Greater Whitewell Community Surgery on a proposal to improve the playground at Navarra Place. As part of the improvements, if there is community support for this, we would hope to address the interface structure at Navarra Place and Serpentine... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Colin Park and Play Park - Consultation on draft designs

    A new park for Colin We are working in partnership with Urban Village Initiative to design a brand new public park and play park in the Colin area. We have now developed initial designs for the new park and we want to hear your views. Location of new park What do we... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Assess feasibility for a Freight Consolidation Centre (FCC) in Belfast

    In 2015 we developed and launched a new Air Quality Action Plan for the city. This plan was developed in partnership with a range of statutory agencies. In this plan partners committed to delivering a range of measures to improve air quality in Belfast. One action from this plan is to... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Andersonstown Leisure Centre consultation- refined designs

    We’re investing £105 million over the next ten years to improve our leisure centres, programmes and services. This is a unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of our city, by delivering a quality service that meets the needs of our communities. As part of the Leisure... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Draft Belfast City Council Equality Action Plan 2017-21

    This draft Equality Action Plan runs from April 2017 until March 2021, and contributes to our compliance with Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. It is also a plan which outlines how we will address the key inequalities in our ambitions to create a city in which people love to live,... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • To Let Boards - Finding a better solution

    This consultation is being undertaken to gather the views of residents, estate agents and landlords regarding the need to control To Let signs in the Queens, Stranmillis, Botanic, Holyland and Malone areas. To Let signs are controlled by the Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Audit of good relations needs in the Belfast City Council area

    We are undertaking an audit of good relations needs in the Belfast City Council electoral area. We intend to use the findings to identify key areas of work that should be included in our Good Relations Action Plan. We view good relations as promoting better relationships between people from... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Draft Car Parking Strategy and Action Plan

    Our City Centre Regeneration and Investment Strategy, published in September 2015, identified car parking as a major issue for Belfast city centre and recommended that we work with the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to develop and implement a strategy for car parking for Belfast. Last... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Village Renewal Scheme – Hannahstown Village

    The Village Renewal Scheme forms part of the Rural Development Programme, which is managed by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). The scheme will provide financial support to help local communities, DAERA and councils draft integrated village renewal plans. ... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Brook Activity Centre consultation

    We’re investing £105 million over the next ten years to improve our leisure centres, programmes and services. This is a unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of our city, by delivering a quality service that meets the needs of our communities. As part of the Leisure... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Andersonstown Leisure Centre consultation

    We’re investing £105 million over the next ten years to improve our leisure centres, programmes and services. This is a unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of our city, by delivering a quality service that meets the needs of our communities. As part of the Leisure... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Robinson Centre consultation

    We’re investing £105 million over the next ten years to improve our leisure centres, programmes and services. This is a unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of our city, by delivering a quality service that meets the needs of our communities. As part of the Leisure... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Village Renewal Scheme – Edenderry Village

    The Village Renewal Scheme forms part of the Rural Development Programme, which is managed by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). The scheme will provide financial support to help local communities, DAERA and councils draft integrated village renewal plans. ... More
    Closed 1 year ago
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