A Guide to Publicity and Commenting on Planning Applications
December 3, 2019

Section 13 of the Development and Planning (Application Procedure) Rules 1997 allows the Development Applications Board (the “Board”), with the approval of the Minister, to establish guidelines as to which applications for planning permission will require public notification. Under these provisions, the Board has determined that planning applications for development (DAP1 applications) and planning applications … Continue reading “A Guide to Publicity and Commenting on Planning Applications”


Department of Planning Announces Second Series of Free Planning Clinics
November 22, 2019

The Department of Planning is pleased to announce the launch of the second series of free, quarterly Planning Clinics. The purpose of these Planning Clinics is to provide members of the public with an opportunity to obtain planning related advice outside of the Department of Planning’s normal operating hours. The primary goal is to improve … Continue reading “Department of Planning Announces Second Series of Free Planning Clinics”


Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate
October 7, 2019

The Government said they are aware of the plight of homeowners who have suffered roof damage as a result of Hurricane Humberto, and said a “number of steps have been taken to determine sites that could be used to obtain slate.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government is aware of, and concerned about, the plight of … Continue reading “Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate”


Planning Guidelines for Repairs due to Recent Hurricane Humberto/Tropical Storm Jerry
September 26, 2019

The Department of Planning knows you want to repair any damage to your property caused by the recent passing of storms as soon as possible. The Department of Planning technical officers are available to assist. Repairs to Buildings Like for like repairs of windows, doors and roof slate will not require planning permission or a … Continue reading “Planning Guidelines for Repairs due to Recent Hurricane Humberto/Tropical Storm Jerry”


LAUNCH OF THE DEPARTMENT’S NEW FILE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: ‘ENERGOV’
July 30, 2019

The Department of Planning is pleased to officially announce details about our new file management system, titled ‘Energov’. Reasons behind the Department’s decision to adopt a new system include the following: The former file management system, BEMIS, runs on aged infrastructure which is no longer supported by the Government’s Information and Digital Technologies Department; The … Continue reading “LAUNCH OF THE DEPARTMENT’S NEW FILE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: ‘ENERGOV’”



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