Proposals to operate a ‘robotic’ retail pharmaceutical business from an industrial estate unit have been rejected by the planning committee by the narrowest of margins.
A former minister has been chosen to take on a “crucial ” role as chairman of the planning committee, the Isle of Man chief minister has said.
He takes over the role from David Ashford
Rob Callister has been appointed Chair of the Planning Committee.
He takes over the role from David Ashford who is the chair of the Housing and Communities Board.
Commenting on the appointment, Chief Minister, Alfred Cannan said: “Building great communities […]
MHK says red tape has previously put off investors
Government needs to step in to ensure plans to invest in the Island don’t fall during the planning process, according to one MHK.
Proposals to redevelop three brownfield sites were recently unveiled, with […]
Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot has praised his department’s ’great leaps forward’ on planning enforcement.
Mr Boot was giving evidence in front of the environment and infrastructure policy review committee of Tynwald, chaired by Onchan MHK Rob Callister.
The Minister […]
The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture:
If he will make a statement on his decision to overrule the Independent Inspector’s recommendation in respect of an 80-bed care home in Onchan under planning application 17/00684/A?
Link to Hansard page 27: […]
The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister:
If he will make a statement on the Department’s decision to increase the planning appeal fee from £175 to £276 with effect from 1st April 2019?
Link to page 15 Hansard
Government must be fair to both sides in appeal process
The new £276 fee for planning appeals still doesn’t come close to the cost to government.
Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot told the House of Keys this morning that the average cost for an appeal is around £1,000 per case for an inspector, […]