These Regulations provide for the constitution of the Department of Physical Planning and provide with respect to the organization of the Department. The Department shall have Policy Planning Division and a Development Review Division. The Policy Planning Division shall be comprised of: (a) a Land Use Plan Section; and (b) a Zoning Bye-law Section. The Development Review Division shall be comprised of: (a) a Site Plan Control Section; (b) a Subdivision Section; (e) an Architectural Control Section; and (d) an Enforcement Section.
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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