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Unfinished walls an eyesore

Unfinished walls an eyesore

| 22/11/2017 | 11 Comments
Can you explain to me why there are so many unfinished block walls (fences) on this island? It seems the people can afford to construct these walls all around their property but when it comes to the final stage of painting or finishing it with a texture they just stop. I see walls that have [&hellip [...]

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Combining commercial and residential developments

Combining commercial and residential developments

| 08/10/2017 | 3 Comments
Is it true that the zoning laws in George Town prohibit mixed use (residential above retail/commercial)? Seems like it would be a good fit to revive GT. Auntie’s answer: The zoning laws do allow for mixed-use developments but, not surprisingly, under specific conditions. A Department of Planning o [...]

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Complaining about illegal construction

Complaining about illegal construction

| 23/07/2017 | 3 Comments
Recently a friend contacted the Department of Planning about some significant construction at a residence in Webster’s Estates in South Sound. They were told there was no planning permission but that they had only one enforcement officer so couldn’t attend. This seems a little surprising given t [...]

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