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Planning process ‘good value for money’

The cost of submitting planning applications and appeals will continue to represent good value for money even with a slight increase. That’s the view of...
Thursday, 9 July 2015

Scan for plan initiative

The public can now use smartphones and tablets to be directed to details of planning applications posted around the Island. Yellow notices are erected at sites...
Monday, 29 June 2015

Streamlining Government estate is saving millions of pounds

The Isle of Man Government is continuing to achieve significant savings by reducing the number of buildings it owns and the amount of office space it...
Friday, 5 June 2015

Appointment of new chairman of Planning Committee

The Council of Ministers has appointed Chris Robertshaw MHK to the position of chairman of the Planning Committee. Mr Robertshaw takes over in the role from...
Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Government completes eco homes in Castletown

The final phase of the Janet’s Corner development in Castletown features the first homes in the Isle of Man designed to achieve the internationally recognised...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Feedback sought on new marine development legislation

The Department of Infrastructure is proposing to introduce a streamlined consenting regime for new developments within the Isle of Man’s territorial seas. A...
Friday, 13 March 2015

Planning has key role to play in securing sustainable future

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK has highlighted the importance of the planning system in securing a sustainable future for the Isle of Man in economic,...
Friday, 6 February 2015

Technical guide highlights superior quality of Isle of Man Cambar homes

The superior quality of Cambar-style houses constructed in the Isle of Man in the 1970s is highlighted in a technical guide published by the Department of...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Douglas regeneration project wins prestigious award

The team spearheading a project to rejuvenate one of the Isle of Man’s main retail areas has today (Friday 5 December) collected a prestigious award in...
Friday, 5 December 2014

New measures to enhance planning transparency

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK has given a commitment to publish headline performance statistics as part of a drive to further enhance transparency in...
Friday, 21 November 2014
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