Tag: Central Planning Authority

Church denied planning permission

Church denied planning permission

| 13/02/2018 | 93 Comments
(CNS): A Christian church looking to establish itself on Shamrock Road has been refused planning permission for a third time, as neighbouring residents again successfully argued that the location was unsuitable for a house of worship, with the noise and the traffic problems that it would bring. The [...]

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CPA gives nod to controversial 7MB project

CPA gives nod to controversial 7MB project

| 08/02/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): A controversial development on Seven Mile Beach, which opponents claim will promote ‘transient tourism’ in Cayman through websites like AirBnB, has received the green light from the Central Planning Authority. The Grove, which will provide a boost to the economy and range of welcome facil [...]

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Gun club takes aim at new range

Gun club takes aim at new range

| 15/01/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has approved an application by the Cayman Islands Sports Shooting Association for a new range on crown land in East End. The plans for the new facility have been on the cards since 2013 but the project blocked due to concerns about the potential contamination of [...]

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No justification for Dart tunnel extension

No justification for Dart tunnel extension

| 18/12/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority denied the application by one of Dart’s companies, Cayman Shores Development Ltd, to extend the West Bay Road tunnel by around 195 feet because the developer had not justified the need for the extension. Minutes from the 22 November CPA meeting show that [...]

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Dart denied permission for tunnel extension

Dart denied permission for tunnel extension

| 23/11/2017 | 162 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has denied the application from Cayman Shores Development, one of Dart’s network of companies, which had applied for permission to extend its tunnel on the West Bay Road. The decision was made yesterday evening after the CPA met and considered the applicat [...]

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CPA members reveal interests

CPA members reveal interests

| 27/09/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The extent to which several members of the Central Planning Authority are involved in development and construction has been revealed after the planning department granted a freedom of information request by CNS. The request for the members’ register of interests was made following a rec [...]

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PAC challenges planning over enforcement

PAC challenges planning over enforcement

| 16/08/2017 | 59 Comments
(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee, and opposition leader, Ezzard Miller warned government officials that people are choosing to press ahead with development projects without planning permission because they believe they can get after-the-fact approval once something is built, rather [...]

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Seafront project rolls on despite ‘error in law’

Seafront project rolls on despite ‘error in law’

| 11/10/2016 | 66 Comments
(CNS): The development of a tourism office and food truck on the George Town waterfront is continuing despite the fact that the attorney general has already advised the Planning Appeals Tribunal that the project should not have been granted permission and the Central Planning Authority had conceded [...]

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CPA chair behind controversial project

CPA chair behind controversial project

| 21/08/2016 | 104 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority chairman has received planning permission for a controversial South Sound development that has raised a number of environmental concerns. Although Al Thompson recused himself from the 3 August CPA meeting, his Coriander development was granted planning permissio [...]

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Dart in dock over junkyard dispute

Dart in dock over junkyard dispute

| 13/07/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The ongoing saga over an illegal car scrapyard at a site owned by Dart Reality (Cayman) Ltd saw the islands’ largest investor summoned to court Tuesday facing charges of failing to comply with a planning enforcement notice. However, the Summary Court heard that the case, which was brought b [...]

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CPA decision overturned by judge

CPA decision overturned by judge

| 21/04/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): A judgment delivered earlier this month by a Grand Court judge has refused previously granted planning permission to a potential Seven Mile Beach ten-storey condo building because the judge found the existing laws and regulations relating to buildings of that height are incompatible. Overturn [...]

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