These Regulations, made Minister under section 75 of the Planning and Subdivision Act, set out requirements for applications under the Act for, among other things: a Land Use Plan Amendment; a Zoning Bye-law Amendment; approval for a Site Plan; approval of a subdivision; approval for Severance. The Department of Physical Planning may require additional documentation including supporting information for an Environmental Impact Study. The Regulations also concern consideration of applications by the Department and the Town Planning Committee.
Implements: Planning and Subdivision Act, 2010 (No. 4 of 2010). (2010-03-16)
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Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.
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