This Act provides for town and country planning and other planning in relation with development in Barbados.The Act defines duties of the Minister and constitutes a Town and Country Planning Advisory Committee. Development plans shall be prepared by the Chief Town Planner. The Act further provides, among other things for: (a) the granting of development permissions; (b) compensation for consequences of planning decisions; (c) planning control and enforcement; and (d) acquisition and disposal of land for planning purposes.Forestry and agriculture do not constitute development for the purposes of this Act. Matters for which provision may be made in development plans include the preservation of forests and sanctuaries for birds and marine life.
Amended by: Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Act (No. 51 of 2007). (2007-12-20)
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