Tag: Central Planning Authority

CPA blocks South Sound housing development

CPA blocks South Sound housing development

| 21/05/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): A proposed townhouse development in the heart of South Sound by former deputy chair of the UDP and Honorary Jamaican Consul, Joseph Marzouca, has been refused planning permission amid fervent objections from neighbouring residents, who want their locality to remain exclusively for single-fa [...]

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Dart gets OK for major festival site

Dart gets OK for major festival site

| 18/05/2018 | 195 Comments
(CNS): With the line-up of international artists already announced and tickets going on sale around the world this week, it would have been embarrassing, to say the least, if the Dart Group had failed to obtain planning permission for its festival site at the north end of Seven Mile Beach, where i [...]

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Land commission to deal with rogue beach vendors

Land commission to deal with rogue beach vendors

| 23/03/2018 | 94 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority (CPA) has approved plans for the redevelopment of the Seven Mile Public Beach by Dart. However, concerns about the behaviour of certain beach vendors and the dangers posed by some taxi drivers in the area were raised during Wednesday’s planning meeting, w [...]

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CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

| 08/03/2018 | 231 Comments
(CNS): The controversial application from a Dart-owned firm to extend the West Bay Road tunnel was approved Wednesday by the Central Planning Authority. The 400 foot structure already under construction will now be extended to include the recently acquired Royal Palms site. Planning permission was [...]

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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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