Role and Objectives


This unit is responsible for the preparattion of Physical development Plans, administration of development control and for facilitating the built/infrastructural development to enhance economic and social development. 


Prepare national, regional and local physical development plans to promote sustainable environmental, social and economic development. To provide technical assistance and to perform the role of secretariat of the Physical Planning and Development Board. To provide technical assistance and advice on matters related to planning, environmental management, and project planning. Implement the laws, standards and building codes with respect to physical development. To provide quality service to all stakeholders in relation to request for approval of plans; request for information; and request for services related to the role of the unit. Establish and operate a National land Information System in collaboration with other public and private sector agencies in order to provide quality information for policy formulation and the promotion of national development.

Contact Information

Mrs. Laverne Grant
Permanent Secretary
Telephone: (784) 457-2031
PBX: (784) 456-1111 Ext. 3946
Fax No: (784) 457-1289


Halifax Street
(same compound as Ministry of Education)

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri
8:00am – 4:15pm
(784) 456-1111
(784) 457-2031