Barbados Physical Development Plan 2017

Town & Country Development Planning Office

What is the Purpose of the PDP?

Foster the economic, environmental, physical and social well-being of the residents of Barbados;
Address the critical impacts of climate change on Barbados as a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) through policies and strategies that enable the people of Barbados to thrive and remain resilient under changing climatic conditions;
Establish a vision to guide the future form of development with respect to land use, settlement patterns, food production, infrastructure and environmental management;
Guide the future form of development on the island and inform the public, business and government sectors as to the nature, scope and location of both development and protection areas for core assets; and
Provide a clear and accessible investment framework for private and public works and actions which impact the social, economic and environmental health of the nation.