Draft PDP Nearing Completion

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbados is closer to having an amended Physical Development Plan (PDP), with the draft document already being submitted to the Minister with responsibility for Town Planning. Senior Town Planner, Rudy Headley, said advertisements would soon be published and persons with objections or representations would have an opportunity to submit them in writing. He explained that then a Commissioner would be …

World Town Planning Day Tomorrow

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The proposed amendment to the Physical Development Plan will come under the microscope on World Town Planning Day tomorrow, Wednesday, November 8, during a half-day seminar for students pursuing studies in Environmental Science and or Geography. The presentation will focus on strategic policies relating to sustainable development, greening the economy, Natural Heritage, mobility and accessibility, land use and built form …

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 …

Final PDP Meeting Saturday, March 11

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians are being urged to continue sharing their views on planning issues in the country by participating in the final community meeting on the Physical Development Plan (PDP), which is currently being amended. The meeting will be held this Saturday, March 11, at Oistins Bay Gardens, Christ Church, from 3:00 p.m. Free health checks will be provided at the event, …

Community Meetings On PDP Continuing

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The community meetings on the Physical Development Plan (PDP), which is currently being amended, will continue this Friday, March 3, at Queen’s Park Steel Shed, Bridgetown, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Another discussion will be held on Monday, March 6, at The Alleyne School, starting at 6:00 p.m., while the final one will be on Saturday, March 11, at Oistins Bay …

Launch Of PDP Meetings On Friday

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Over 150 senior government officials, stakeholders and representatives of private sector and non-governmental organisations will get an opportunity to hear about and offer feedback on the proposed polices set out in the draft amended Physical Development Plan (PDP). The Town and Country Development Planning Office will be launching its community meetings on the amendment to the PDP this Friday, February …

PDP Community Meetings This Weekend

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians are being encouraged to participate in the upcoming community meetings on the Physical Development Plan (PDP), which is currently being amended. The meetings will begin this Saturday, February 25, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, at 3:00 p.m. There will be others on Monday, February 27, at The Alexandra School, Speightstown, St. Peter; and Tuesday, …

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 …

Draft Amendment To PDP Available

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The public is advised that the Draft Amendment to the Physical Development Plan is now available for review. Those interested in examining the document should visit the Town and Country Planning Department, Block C, The Garrison, St. Michael, between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or the Town Planning Department’s website at www.townplanning.gov.bb/pdp. Written comments will be accepted through the website, …