Planning and Building Control News

Three historic buildings protected for future generations

Three buildings including a former beachside café and a pub have been added to the Isle of Man’s Protected Buildings Register. The Cosy Nook in Port Erin,...
Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Building control changes delayed due to COVID-19

Proposed changes to building control fees and charges have been delayed for a second time due to coronavirus restrictions and pressure facing the construction...
Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Three historic Island buildings could be registered

A former beachside café and a Victorian pub are among three Isle of Man buildings being considered for inclusion to a list of the Island’s registered...
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

New Order made to enable virtual Planning Committee meetings

People will still be able to watch Planning Committee meetings following an Order in Tynwald this week that enables them to be held virtually while face-to-face...
Monday, 18 January 2021

Latest Residential Land Availability Study published

The annual update of the Residential Land Availability Study (RLAS) has been published by Isle of Man Government.  The study breaks down planning approval data...
Monday, 14 December 2020

The Unoccupied Urban Sites Register for the East is available to view online

The Unoccupied Urban Sites Register for the East highlights urban sites that can be redeveloped and could contribute to housing or mixed use, such as for retail...
Monday, 14 December 2020

Planning applications move online

People can now submit planning applications online via the Isle of Man Government website.  It follows a commitment made in the 2018 Planning Action Plan to...
Friday, 13 November 2020

Planning Committee seeks new members

The Isle of Man’s Planning Committee is looking to appoint two new members.  The committee determines around 20 per cent of the Island’s planning applications,...
Friday, 18 September 2020

Permission sought to allow continued storage of dredged silt at Rockmount

A planning application has been submitted to enable silt dredged from Peel Marina in 2015 to remain at Rockmount on a permanent basis. Permission was secured...
Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Consultation launched on expanding permitted development rights

The Isle of Man Government has launched a public consultation on changes to planning which aim to tackle climate change and help enhance the Island's town...
Tuesday, 4 February 2020