Staff Spotlight – Meet Malik Richards
August 17, 2020

Introducing our new series ‘Staff Spotlight’  We are pleased to introduce Malik Richards, the Department’s bursary student who has just graduated with his Bachelors Degree in Geography from Saint Mary’s University! A word from Malik:‘After graduation from Warwick Academy, I decided to pursue geography as my university degree, because I always enjoyed the subject and how … Continue reading “Staff Spotlight – Meet Malik Richards”


THE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS. THE HON. WALTER ROBAN JP MP ON DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING UPDATES
February 5, 2020

Good Morning All, Today I am pleased to provide you with two exciting updates regarding the Department of Planning’s continued efforts in working to better serve the public. I am joined by my Director of Planning Ms. Victoria Pereira. The first update is aimed at reducing the processing times for certain applications by allowing the … Continue reading “THE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS. THE HON. WALTER ROBAN JP MP ON DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING UPDATES”


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”



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