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Local government reform | nidirect

From April 2015 local councils will be reduced from 26 to 11 under a programme of reform. Find out more about how these changes will affect you, including information on your new council, its services and rates.

Development Plans | nidirect

Development Plans set out a local framework for the development of land. In Northern Ireland, they are prepared by Planning Service in consultation with local councils

Local government | nidirect

Index page for local government section

Local government structure | nidirect

Local government in Northern Ireland is currently made up of 26 councils. These councils provide a range of services, such as your local sport and leisure centre or arranging your waste collection. A reform programme is...

Responsibilities of local councils | nidirect

information about the responsibilities of your local council