Tag: Central Planning Authority

Chicken farm going back before CPA

Chicken farm going back before CPA

| 05/06/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): A controversial application by Toepaz Chicken Farm for a processing factory in East End that was refused planning permission last October is going back before the Central Planning Authority Wednesday after a successful appeal. In March, the Planning Appeals Tribunal remitted the application after it found inadmissible letters were considered by the CPA during […]

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7MB condo owners object to ‘green’ gas station

7MB condo owners object to ‘green’ gas station

| 25/04/2019 | 104 Comments

(CNS): A number of owners at the luxury condo developments Water’s Edge and the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman have raised objections to a planing application by Refuel to open a new station close to the high-end residences on the West Bay Road. The project proposed by Travers Gas Station was scheduled to be heard by the […]

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Quarries threaten protected wildlife pond

Quarries threaten protected wildlife pond

| 20/02/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Meagre Bay Pond in Bodden Town, an important feeding site for resident and migratory herons, egrets, waders, ducks and other water birds, is being “adversely affected” by two quarries because access routes between them and the pond are being inundated with water from the quarries, the Department of Environment has warned in detailed submissions […]

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CPA orders 7MB fence moved

CPA orders 7MB fence moved

| 13/02/2019 | 109 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has confirmed that organisers of a music festival set to take place just off Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach this weekend have been asked to move a double line of fencing that was erected across the beach on Monday, which caused a public stir. Just one day after the […]

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Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

| 04/02/2019 | 109 Comments

(CNS): Objectors to a proposed 10-storey hotel at the northern end of the West Bay Road have not pulled any punches in their criticism of plans for this new land-side project across from their luxury beach-side condos and an empty lot on Seven Mile Beach. They described the proposed development as “cheap and nasty” and […]

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7MB earmarked as first planned area

7MB earmarked as first planned area

| 29/01/2019 | 61 Comments

(CNS): If the framework supporting the Central Planning Authority’s current project to review the Cayman Islands National Development Plan is adopted, Seven Mile Beach would become the first planned area in the country. According to the National Planning Framework (NPF), which is now under public consultation for an additional month, there will be area plans […]

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New plan proposes CPA decide coastal works

New plan proposes CPA decide coastal works

| 16/01/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): A National Planning Framework to underpin what will be become the new development plan for Grand Cayman, which is currently going through public consultation, is proposing that the Central Planning Authority, rather than Cabinet, makes decisions about development below the high-water mark, such as docks, sea walls, dredging and moorings. The proposal is one […]

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DG silent on ethics law but welcomes report

DG silent on ethics law but welcomes report

| 14/01/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has developed a comprehensive national framework to prevent fraud and corruption, according to Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, who welcomed the Office of the Auditor General’s report on the subject made public last week. But in a press release issued on Friday, he said nothing at all about the OAG’s main […]

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Auditor urges CIG to implement ethics law

Auditor urges CIG to implement ethics law

| 11/01/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The auditor general has urged the government to implement the Standards in Public Life Law in order to plug the gap in the public sector’s anti-corruption regime. In the latest audit from her office to be made public, “Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands”, Sue Winspear assessed the national framework for fraud and corruption […]

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Starfish Point public loos get OK from CPA

Starfish Point public loos get OK from CPA

| 10/01/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has approved an application by government to install public restrooms and a parking area at the small public beach at Starfish Point in Cayman Kai, despite objections from wealthy landowners in the area. The objectors had called in some of Cayman’s leading and pricey lawyers to help them in the fight […]

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CPA rejects chicken farm’s changed site

CPA rejects chicken farm’s changed site

| 06/11/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Plans to open a commercial chicken farm in East End have been rejected by the Central Planning Authority after dozens of residents objected to the project, which could have resulted in as many 10,000 laying hens housed in large barns. Toepaz, the company that made the application, was granted planning permission back in May […]

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