Barbados Physical Development Plan 2017

Town & Country Development Planning Office

Structure of Plan

Section 1

Explains the imperatives behind it – the key issues facing Barbados today that have developed or gained prominence since the last PDP and must be addressed in the amended document. This section also identifies new concepts that will be introduced in the PDP Amendment and are essential to understanding the policies that follow.

Section 2
Strategic Policies

Key island-wide policies organised into key directions related to promoting sustainable development, protecting core assets, advancing mobility and accessibility, greening the economy and planning for national infrastructure.

Section 3
Land Use and Built Form Policies

Sets out policies directly related to the land use designations shown on Map 13: Land Use Plan.

Section 4
Barbados System of Parks and Open Spaces

Sets out the location of major open spaces and associated management strategies. Policies related to the National Park Plan, as the anchor to the open space system, are included in this section.

Section 5
Community Plans

Sets out detailed strategies and land use policies for 11 communities across the island: Bridgetown, Speightstown, Holetown, Oistins, Six Cross Roads, Warrens, Wildey, St. David’s to Six Cross Roads, Belleplaine, Bathsheba and Boscobelle.

Section 6

Implementation presents provisions regarding the planning approval process, monitoring and updating the plan, related plans and initiatives, public consultation and interpretation.