The City of Hamilton Plan 2015 provides a commitment from the Department of Planning to prepare a dedicated local plan for North East Hamilton. Informed by detailed public consultation exercises, the Department has explored a number of options for a local plan which is tailored to the needs of the area and representative of the views of the local community. The Draft North East Hamilton Local Plan 2021 represents the culmination of this work to date.

 

The Plan aspires to create a context which facilitates a community-based approach to increased economic activity and investment in the area, for the benefit of existing businesses and residents. Information on the Draft Plan is provided below, together with details of how you can get involved in the plan-making process.

Status of the Plan

 

The Department is conscious that previous public consultation exercises designed to inform the preparation of this Plan took place some time ago and therefore, the Plan will not be operative until full consideration has been given to all feedback received as part of the forthcoming public consultation phase. This decision has been taken because we want to hear the views of the local community and other interested stakeholders as to the approach that has been devised in the Plan before it becomes operative. Information gathered through the public consultation phase will be used to shape a future, operational version of the document, ensuring that it is a Plan which is representative of the views of the local community.

Public consultation

 

 

** The period for the submission of counter-objections is now open. All comments must be submitted by 5TH NOVEMBER.**

During the official consultation period, a total of three representations have been received, including one objection.

As the consultation period has now passed, it is no longer possible to submit comments on the Draft Plan. However, you may submit a response to the objection which has been submitted if you disagree with any of its contents. Such a response would be classed as a ‘counter-objection’,

Timeline

December 2020
January - April 2021
March - June 2021
5th July 2021
2nd Aug - 8th Oct
22nd Oct - 5th Nov
October - December
Winter 2021/22
Further information

Letters of objection and/or representation should be emailed to planningfrontdesk@gov.bm referencing the PLAN or SUB number in the subject line.

Dame Lois Browne-Evans Building, 5th Floor, 58 Court Street Hamilton, HM12, Bermuda

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