Following a stop work notice issued on July 22, 2022 by the Department of Planning relating to the property at 2 Harrington Sound Road, Smiths, in the Shark Hole area, the Home Office today provided an update on the matter.
A government spokesman said: “At the end of the investigation into this project, the Department of Planning and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources have worked with the claimant to repair any damage to the best extent possible. possible and put in place additional conditions for the construction site to ensure that all requirements have been met and met.
“The Home Office can confirm that both departments are satisfied that the officer has complied with the proposed terms and that the stop work notice has been lifted.
“The Ministry can inform you that the original planning approval listed 13 conditions which referred to the environmentally sensitive nature of the site. They were designed to mitigate potential negative environmental impacts during construction.
“Subsequently, the building permit issued included seven additional conditions recalling all the town planning conditions to be respected during construction.
“After consultation with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR], the stop work notice was issued because a number of conditions required their specific approval and/or presence on site. Additionally, various sections of the Conservation Management Plan and the approved Landscape Plan have not been followed. The DENR also approved the Construction Environmental Management Plan and the Excavation Management Plan, as required prior to the start of work on the site.
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