Tag: Department of Planning

Planning session on application and permit process

Planning session on application and permit process

| 30/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process at the Family Life Centre on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be to provide information and guidance on the planning process […]

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Planning Dept session on application and permit process

Planning Dept session on application and permit process

| 05/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be to provide information and guidance on the planning process to persons in the development […]

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Department of Planning –   Registry of Engineers

Department of Planning – Registry of Engineers

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Please be reminded that as of September 2017, all engineers who will be conducting business with the Department of Planning must apply to be on the Registry of Engineers. To remain on the Registry, a copy of the current Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate is required and any other updated information must be provided as it […]

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May marks Building Safety Month

May marks Building Safety Month

| 30/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Planning is holding its second annual Building Safety Month in May, after marking the international campaign for the first time last year. Throughout the month, the department will be hosting information booths and sessions, giving the public the opportunity to ask questions of staff.

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Department of Planning closure

Department of Planning closure

| 30/04/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Planning would like to notify the public that their office will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, 3 May 2019, for staff training. The Department will resume normal business hours after 1 p.m. on Friday, 3 May 2019. Staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause. For […]

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May is Building Safety Month

May is Building Safety Month

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

UPDATED: The Department of Planning is organising the following events to celebrate Building Safety Month this May:   Monday, 6 May – Information Booth, Bodden Town, Cox Lumber, 9am – 12pm Friday, 10 May – Public Training Session on how to use the Online Planning System, Government Administration Building, 10am – 12pm *Please reserve your space […]

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Outdoor lights disturbing the neighbourhood

Outdoor lights disturbing the neighbourhood

| 18/02/2019 | 7 Comments

Recently one of my neighbours put up some very bright security lights in his large backyard. The lights are on very high poles and the way the lights are aimed they not only illuminate his yard but a good portion of others such as mine. It is like living next to a sports stadium all […]

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Elevator certificates out of date

Elevator certificates out of date

| 08/01/2019 | 2 Comments

I have noticed that the expiration date of the elevator certificates in some buildings are long past. How can I report the need for them to be re-certified? Auntie’s answer: If you want to report on an elevator that has an expired certificate you can email the applicable section of the Department of Planning at […]

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Why are trees being cut down on the beach?

Why are trees being cut down on the beach?

| 19/10/2018 | 7 Comments

I refer to a reader who asked: “And why the hell did they cut down those shady pine needle trees that were near the water on the beach side?” Aren’t SMB and everything on it protected by law? Who and why had cut those trees down? Who permitted the action? SMB is a national treasure […]

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Planning marks month of building safety

Planning marks month of building safety

| 07/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the first time, the Department of Planning will be observing Building Safety Month, under the theme “Building Codes Save Lives”, which will include a public awareness campaign throughout May developed by the International Code Council (ICC), an association affiliated with the department. The purpose of the campaign is to help the […]

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