Tag: Planning and Environment

Minister publishes model for planning appeals

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Planning and Environment has published his proposed model for planning appeals against decisions made under the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002. The model will involve an independent professional reviewing the case and making a recommendation to the Minister, who will then make the final decision. All decisions that can be taken […]

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Air Quality Strategy and Action Plan

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Planning and Environment and the Minister for Health and Social Services are to launch a joint initiative aimed at safeguarding air quality in Jersey. The joint Jersey Air Quality Strategy provides a framework for ensuring that the high standard of ambient (outdoor) air quality, in Jersey, is maintained and improved, while the […]

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Presentation about compressed air vehicles

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Planning and Environment is inviting Islanders to find out more about cars that run using compressed air. Deputy Rob Duhamel has invited Guy Negre, the Chief Executive Officer of Motor Development International (MDI) to give a talk on air vehicles at the Town Hall Assembly Room on Friday 26 April at 7pm. […]

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Planning keep glasshouse site for commercial use

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Planning and Environment Minister has turned down an application to build 25 homes on the De La Mare florist and nurseries glasshouse site in Grouville. De La Mare Nurseries has been trying to get permission to develop its site for a number of years. It appealed an earlier refusal in the Royal Court. The […]

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Minister’s statement regarding development of Bath street site

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please find the following response on behalf of the Minister for Planning and Environment regarding the development of the Le Masurier ‘Parkside village’ site: – I am totally committed to supporting the regeneration and development of Bath Street, as outlined in the States agreed Island Plan and North of Town Masterplan. Together with my officers, […]

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Plémont planning application approved

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Planning and Environment Minister, Deputy Rob Duhamel has approved the planning application to build 28 homes on the site of the former holiday village at Plémont. Deputy Duhamel said that his decision was based on a careful consideration of the inspector’s report and recommendation, and matters raised during the public inquiry. “The road to […]

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St Martin’s school application approved

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The planning application to construct a new school with playing field in St Martin has been approved. It was one of two major planning applications which were approved by the Minister for Planning and Environment, Deputy Rob Duhamel, at a public Ministerial planning meeting on Friday 9 November 2012. Approval was also given for the […]

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New guidance on protecting historic windows and doors

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Trades people and heritage groups are among those being called on to take part in a consultation about guidelines for the preservation of historic windows and doors. The Planning and Environment Minister, Deputy Rob Duhamel, has issued new planning guidance for consultation which seeks to highlight the importance of windows and doors in historic buildings […]

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Major building projects approved

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three major planning applications were approved by the Minister for Planning and Environment, Deputy Rob Duhamel, at a public Ministerial planning meeting on Friday 12 October 2012. Approval was given by Deputy Duhamel to create a 65-bedroom care home and six-bedroom residence, together with the construction of five new homes, on the Living Legend site […]

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Community groups to have their say on planning process

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Community groups are being called on to tell the Department of the Environment how they could contribute to the planning process. The Planning and Environment Minister, Deputy Rob Duhamel, has released draft planning guidance which he hopes will encourage community engagement in the planning process and ensure that as many people as possible participate in […]

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