Barbados Physical Development Plan 2017

Town & Country Development Planning Office

Growth Management

National infrastructure includes the full range of transportation, communication, water, sewer, renewable energy and waste management facilities that are essential to the health, safety, economic success and environmental health of Barbados. This section sets out policies to guide the future design, development, upgrading and location of these facilities.

Some Core Assets

All National Infrastructure shall be planned, built and maintained in a manner that optimizes integration with land use/development and efficiency in service provision.
The adoption of adaptive planning approaches in all aspects of national infrastructure planning for the consideration of climate variability and climate change impacts.
The Government shall create Emergency Preparedness Strategies related to National Infrastructure including the identification of critical areas of risk of national infrastructure failure and built in redundancies to increase resiliency against severe weather events.