Tag: Public Lands Commission

Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

| 11/09/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The Public Lands Commission plans to signpost all of the registered beach access points on all three islands in order to ensure that everyone can enjoy the beach, as is their right under the law. There are 121 registered public rights of way to the sea in the Cayman Islands — 108 on Grand [...]

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New beach signs erected but access issue rolls on

New beach signs erected but access issue rolls on

| 04/09/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The newly formed Public Lands Commission has begun rolling out beach access signs across Grand Cayman as part of efforts to address issues concerning beach access. This includes owners of oceanfront homes continuing to deter the public from using beaches in front of their property. Local acti [...]

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Beach access activists finally secure legal aid

Beach access activists finally secure legal aid

| 30/04/2018 | 91 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: After a long and protracted battle to secure funding for a legal challenge against government over its failure to register and protect beach access rights for the public, activists have been granted legal aid to press their case. In his ruling Acting Justice Alastair Malcolm said the [...]

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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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Lands commission created to manage public use

Lands commission created to manage public use

| 05/02/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Government has now created the Public Lands Commission, a body established in the 2017 Public Lands Law, which will help regulate the use and enjoyment of public land and implement government’s policies. The creation of the PLC comes against a backdrop of mounting concern about beach access [...]

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Public beach access remains at risk

Public beach access remains at risk

| 28/11/2017 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Resolving the issues surrounding public beach access rights has been identified by the current administration as an important priority. Nevertheless, during Finance Committee earlier this month MLAs raised a number of concerns about the increasing impositions being placed on people trying to [...]

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