Guiding Development In Arch Cot, St. Michael

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Over 50 applications have been received by the Town and Planning Development Office for development in the Arch Cot area since the building collapse and tragedy there just over 10 years ago. This disclosure has come from Chief Town Planner, Mark Cummins, who said the applications were primarily for residential development, but some were also for change of use. Mr. …

Amended Physical Development Plan By Year-End

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If everything goes as scheduled, Barbados should have an amended Physical Development Plan (PDP) by year-end. This disclosure has come from Chief Town Planner, Mark Cummins, who said a few more steps would now have to be taken before the document was completed. H e explained, for example, that the salient points obtained from the public at the recently concluded community …

Meetings On PDP Draft Amendment

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians will soon have an opportunity to give valuable input into the island’s Physical Development Plan (PDP), which is currently being amended, during a series of community meetings. The meetings, which will be hosted by the Town Planning Department and the consultants, will begin on Saturday, February 25, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, at 3:00 …

Ceremony To Honour Town Planning Staff

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Thirty-six current and past members of staff, who have spent 25 years or more at the Town and Country Development Planning Office (TCDPO), will be honoured tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, during a ceremony, in which a plaque, bearing their names, will be unveiled. Craftsmen of our Physical Landscape is the theme of the event, and retiree Ivor Downes, who spent …

Park To Preserve & Conserve Natural Heritage

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The National Park spans 7, 300 hectares of land stretching from Archer’s Bay, St. Lucy (pictured) to Consett Bay, St. John. (FP) When the average person hears of a park, they instantly think of an area where children play, one that is equipped with slides, see-saws, swings and other recreational items. However, the Barbados National Park brings a completely different dimension …