Land Development Permits Needed in St Luica
An investor, who is desirous of developing land, must apply for permission from the Planning Department, which is currently under the auspices of the Ministry responsible for Physical Development, Housing and Urban Renewal. The application must be made in triplicate and should be accompanied by maps and plans. Failure by the authorities to give a decision for development approval within ninety (90) days may be deemed a refusal. The applicant however, has the right to appeal. For a checklist of guidelines and application procedures, click here.
Environmental Impact Assessment
In cases where the proposed development may have environmental implications, the Ministry responsible for Physical Development, Housing and Urban Renewal would require an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to be conducted, the results of which would determine approval.
Health and Safety Permit
In the case of food operations, a permit is required from the Division of Public Health of the Ministry responsible for Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations. These permits are granted on an annual basis.