Home Topics Public Lands Commission
Topic: Public Lands Commission
The Public Lands Commission has registered a formal objection to Dart's proposed planned area development (PAD) for the area north of Governor’s Harbour.
The Public Lands Commission is continuing its investigation into the unregistered beach access at the end of Uncle Bob Road in West Bay which has been blocked by a landowner.
A registered beach access near the historic Pedro St. James site that was blocked for safety reasons will be reopened to the public once appropriate signage is posted, Chief Inspector Winsome Prendergast has confirmed.
Of Cayman’s 108 registered beach-access paths, nearly a half – 55 – remain blocked to the public or have no identifying signage, according to figures supplied by the Public Lands Commission.
Proposed changes to road infrastructure in connection with plans for a Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Beach Bay have not appeared in previous agreements between the developer and government, according to the National Roads Authority.
Officers of the Public Lands Commission will be out and about over the next few weeks replacing missing or damaged signs on the island’s beach access paths.
The first 40 newly designed public beach access signs have been erected across Grand Cayman on sites where access is open and clear, according to the Public Lands Commission.
Plans for upgrades to Public Beach, including volleyball and beach soccer courts, as well as huts for beach vendors and designated spots for food trucks, were approved this week.
The vast majority of public access paths to Cayman Islands beaches are either blocked, neglected and overgrown with vegetation, or lacking proper signs, according to a comprehensive survey.