ITV Daybreak's correspondent Richard Gaisford reports that the flag will fly today over Belfast City Hall.
It is one of 18 designated days for the flying of the union flag.
Protests have continued intermittently in the city since the decision to reduce the number of days that the flag will be raised.
Politicians in the country are concerned over the effects the protests may have had on the economy, and tourism in the city.
Twenty-nine police officers were injured during sectarian riots between republicans and loyalists in east Belfast today.
The union flag will be raised at dawn over Belfast City Hall for the first time since the dispute began last month.
Police were attacked for a third night, with frontline officers reportedly coming under gunfire as new loyalist trouble erupted in Belfast.