Tag: Central Planning Authority

NCC confirms need for EIA on Dart PAD

NCC confirms need for EIA on Dart PAD

| 22/07/2021 | 110 Comments

(CNS): The application by the islands’ largest landowner and property developer for a 157-acre planned area development (PAD) in West Bay, which is expected to go before the Central Planning Authority in the near future, will require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) before approval. The National Conservation Council has ratified the Department of Environment’s recommendation […]

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Ten-storey GT hotel gets provisional go ahead

Ten-storey GT hotel gets provisional go ahead

| 19/07/2021 | 80 Comments

(CNS): The developers behind One GT, a proposed ten-storey hotel and mixed-use building planned for downtown George Town, are expected to appear before the new Central Planning Authority on Wednesday to confirm they have met the conditions imposed when it was granted planning permission last month. The minutes for that meeting, showing the reasons for […]

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Balboa’s ironshore slab heading back to CPA

Balboa’s ironshore slab heading back to CPA

| 16/07/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The ongoing controversial Balboa Beach project on the George Town waterfront will be going back before the Central Planning Authority for reconsideration of an after-the-fact grant of planning permission after a successful appeal by a neighbouring landowner. The Planning Appeals Tribunal released a ruling this week about the CPA’s decision to grant permission for […]

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CPA directs ‘beach’ to stay in North Side

CPA directs ‘beach’ to stay in North Side

| 08/07/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The controversial request by Joe Imparato, the developer behind the Rum Point Club in North Side, to move a large pile of sand excavated from that site to his new development in West Bay has been partially declined. However, the original requirement that excavated sand be returned to the North Side site has been […]

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Boggy Sand cabana owner makes new application

Boggy Sand cabana owner makes new application

| 07/07/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The owner of a controversial concrete cabana that is structurally unsound because it was allowed to be built far too close to the water has made a new application for another cabana on the same spot. The latest owner of this piece of beach, whose recent application to build a house at the location […]

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Neighbours object to football pitch floodlights

Neighbours object to football pitch floodlights

| 01/07/2021 | 49 Comments

(CNS): An application by the Cayman Islands Football Association for pitch lights has riled up the organisation’s neighbours, who claim they are being disturbed enough already by rowdy footballers and fans. New floodlights at CIFA’s national ground in Prospect would put an end to any potential peace and quiet they have left, they claim. The […]

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Ex McAlpine boss to chair CPA

Ex McAlpine boss to chair CPA

| 01/07/2021 | 159 Comments

(CNS): Ian Pairaudeau, the former managing director of McAlpine and currently a construction consultant, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Central Planning Authority. The board’s new members were published on the government gazette Wednesday, revealing an entirely new line-up. The one board that the whole community was expecting to be replaced since […]

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GT 10-storey hotel to tower over 19th century home

GT 10-storey hotel to tower over 19th century home

| 22/06/2021 | 119 Comments

(CNS): The developers behind a proposed $80 million ten-storey hotel in downtown George Town that exceeds the maximum height would tower over an old Caymanian house built in 1865 if the Central Planning Authority gives the project the green light. Representatives for HPW Investments Ltd, the applicants for what has been named “One GT”, are […]

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More condo projects emerge for NWP

More condo projects emerge for NWP

| 15/06/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The North West Point coastline has been rapidly developed over the last two years, including a number of controversial projects, and more appear to be on the way. Although a $12 million proposal by NWPR Group Ltd was rejected by the Central Planning Authority in April because the “mass, scale and height of the […]

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HCCI to begin clearing new hospital site

HCCI to begin clearing new hospital site

| 03/06/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Health City Cayman Islands has been given permission to begin clearing the site of a proposed new hospital between Camana Bay and the landfill, even though no planning application has yet been made for the project itself. Hospital officials appeared before the Central Planning Authority to explain why they wanted to clear 3.441 acres […]

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NCC’s ability to stop bad developments challenged

NCC’s ability to stop bad developments challenged

| 02/06/2021 | 70 Comments

(CNS): The Planning Appeals Tribunal has returned for reconsideration an application that was declined by the Central Planning Authority after finding that the refusal was wrong because of questions over whether the Department of Environment is legally able to direct that board on behalf of the National Conservation Council without an explicit signed order for […]

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