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Planning and Business Support

Some helpful tools if you are planning to locate your Business in Ards and North Down.

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Interested in locating in AND? We've put together some information to help you navigate through the process.

Planning Quick Guide and Checklists: We have put together this Quick Guide to the Planning Applications and Application Checklists to help clearly layout the process. 

Planning -  Quick Links 

Planning Enquiries: Submit an enquiry detailing your proposal for planning information regarding constraints,  fees and timelines to 

Planning application form can be accessed with advice here.

Planning fee Information can be found here.

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Business Support

Ards and North Down Borough Council has a pro-business ethos offering a range of business support programmes. We’ll help you discover the right funding support for your business, to equip you with the skills and resources needed to expand and grow.

Find out more about the range of support services offered here.

For more information about our Back to Business programme of events, click here.