The Department of Planning prepares development and local plans for the environmental, economic and social needs of Bermuda to ensure that development is accommodated in a sustainable way. It manages the development of land to ensure optimal use while conserving important flora, fauna and natural habitats. The Department determines planning and building permit applications, ensures building operations are carried out in compliance with current building codes, and enforces planning policy and regulations to ensure the welfare of the community.
Responsibly serving the people of Bermuda to ensure the sustainable management of the natural and built environment
The main responsibilities of the Department of Planning are defined in the Development and Planning Act 1974 and the Building Act 1988 and include:
The Department’s key objectives are to:
Letters of objection and/or representation should be emailed to email@example.com referencing the PLAN or SUB number in the subject line.