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 …

Activities For World Town Planning Day

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Approximately 100 students who are currently pursuing studies in Environmental Science and or Geography will soon learn more about the proposed amendment to the Physical Development Plan. As part of the activities to observe World Town Planning Day on Wednesday, November 8, the Town and Country Development Planning Office will host a seminar on that day for those students at …

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 …

Activities To Celebrate World Town Planning Day

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The significant role of planning in the development of communities in Barbados will be highlighted next month when World Town Planning Day is celebrated. As part of the celebrations, the Town and Country Development Planning Office will host a number of activities between Monday, November 7 and Friday, November 11. The Office will partner with The Barbados Town Planning Society …