Tag: Central Planning Authority

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 [...]

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‘Blizzards’ forecast for West Bay

‘Blizzards’ forecast for West Bay

| 04/10/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): ‘Blizzards’ are coming soon to the north end of West Bay Road after plans were approved for a new Dairy Queen ice cream parlour to open at the Jacques Scott Plaza. The issue debated before the Central Planning Authority this week was a request for a change in use for the premise [...]

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Quarry operators win planning fight to block competition

Quarry operators win planning fight to block competition

| 09/09/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A planning application for a new quarry close to the protected conservation area of Meagre Bay Pond has been rejected by the Central Planning Authority, although the most vociferous objections were not from environmental campaigners but established quarry operations in the same location. The [...]

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New 10-storey 7MB project gets green light

New 10-storey 7MB project gets green light

| 09/08/2018 | 98 Comments
(CNS): A new $177 million development proposal on one of the last vacant parcels on Seven Mile Beach not owned by the Dart group of companies was given the green light by the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday. Watermark is a ten-storey condo project with a commercial building across the road. [...]

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Traffic, sewerage objections dismissed for WBR development

Traffic, sewerage objections dismissed for WBR development

| 05/06/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Parkway residents rallied unsuccessfully in opposition to plans for a new property development by local entrepreneur Stefan Baraud at the front of their neighbourhood on the West Bay Road, which was approved by the Central Planning Authority last week. The proposed development of 17 two-store [...]

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CPA blocks South Sound housing development

CPA blocks South Sound housing development

| 21/05/2018 | 46 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 | 232 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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