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Town and Country Planning (Portland Parish) Provisional Development Order, 2013 (No. 89C of 2013).

Country/Territory
Jamaica
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Jamaica Gazette No. 49C of 21 June 2013.
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Pollution control EIA Environmental planning Cultural heritage Policy/planning Land-use planning Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Agricultural land Subdivision of land Freshwater resources management Sustainable development
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Order, made under section 5 of the Town and Country Planning Act, provides for a wide variety of matters regarding the administration and development of the Portland Parish Development Area. Matters regulated by this Order include planning permission for development, control on subdivision of land, consultation with national authorities by the local planning authority before granting planning permission, appeals, control of pollution, environmental impact on streams, lakes, ponds, aquifer and protection of ecologically sensitive areas or national heritage sites, protection of agricultural activities. An Environmental Impact Assessment may be required from the applicant. The Second Schedule sets out Use Classes. The Third Schedule sets out Permitted Development. The Fifth Schedule sets out the Planning Framework for the development area.

Full text
English
Website
nepa.gov.jm

References - Legislation

Implements

Town and Country Planning Act.

Legislation | Jamaica | 1958 (2001)

Keyword: Land-use planning, Institution, Authorization/permit, Water rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Town and Country Planning (Portland Parish) Provisional Development Order, 2013 (Confirmation) Notification, 2015 (No. 56B of 2015).

Legislation | Jamaica | 2015

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Agricultural land, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX