Terms and Conditions

pacni.gov.uk is a government website owned, operated and managed by the Planning Appeals Commission, hereafter referred to as 'the Commission'. Access to, and use of, this site is provided by the Commission for your personal use only. Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions, which take effect immediately on your first use of the site. The Commission reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing regularly information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified by the posted changes.

Intellectual property

(This relates to creations of the mind: inventions (patents), literary works, symbols, names and images used in commerce.)

The names, images and logos identifying the Commission are proprietary marks of the Commission. Copying or use of the Commission logo and/or any other third party logos accessed via the Commission website is not permitted without prior approval from the Commission or relevant copyright owner in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.


Copying or use of the Commission logo and/or other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use the Commission logo should be directed to the:

Planning & Water Appeals Commission
4th Floor
92 Ann Street
Tel: 028 9024 4710
E-mail: info@pacni.gov.uk

Tell us how and why you wish to use our logos. Please include your contact details as appropriate; name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail.


To us at pacni.gov.uk. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and, therefore, you do not need to ask our permission to do so. However, we would prefer it if our pages were not to be loaded into frames on your site. The Commission web pages should load into the user's entire window.

From this website. The links provided on this site are for your information and should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. The Commission accepts no responsibility in respect of your access to such websites or any material found on them . The Commission cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.


The Commission website, and material relating to government information, products and services (or third party information, products and services), are provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that make it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Planning Appeals Commission website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland.