Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2016. 10:05 am CST.
By BBN Staff: The Department of the Environment (DOE) yesterday issued a press release advising the public that environmental clearance is required for the construction and renovation of Overwater Structures.
Such structures depending on size and location, could have significant impacts on the environment, and as such, the Department, in consultation with key stakeholders, prepared the National Environmental Guidelines on Overwater Structures.
An overwater structure is defined as any structure suitable for use as a restaurant, bar, dive shop or dwelling especially for commercial purposes and the enjoyment by tourists, which extends in any part beyond the shoreline of any public water or publicly-owned water body and includes pontoons and floatels.
The release states: “The DOE recognizes that developments of this nature should be conducted in a prudent and regulated manner, and hence developed such environmental guidelines for the benefit of all. “
Developers are advised to ensure that they have received all approvals/permits/licences/cle
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