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JET supports objections to Grand Lido Hotel site redevelopment

Published:Monday | April 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Diana McCaulay

Lobby group, Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is supporting objections to the redevelopment plans for the site housing the Grand Lido Hotel in Negril, Westmoreland.

JET’s chief executive officer, Diana McCaulay, says the proposed plans are inconsistent with the provisions in the Negril Green Island Development Order.


JET ceo Diana McCaulay

In February, the Jamaica Information Service,  reported that a new Development Order will soon be signed for the Negril Green Island region of Westmoreland and Hanover.

The government information service said the disclosure was made by Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill.

Under the new Order, developers will be allowed to construct commercial buildings of up to four floors tall from the existing limit of three.

JET says there is need for more consultations.