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Cabinet has approved the Development Applications Approval Process ‘Flow Charts’, and the Procedures Manual for all profile of applications in the business process.
Speaking at the weekly post Cabinet press briefing held at Jamaica House on July 15, Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, that the approval will ensure a quicker response time for all business applications.
He informed that the manual is a specific requirement of the ‘Simplification of the Business Process’, under Condition 7 of the 2008 Government Jamaica/European Union Co-operation Agreement.
The application profiles and flow charts contained in the procedures manual include: sub-division applications of nine lots and under or five hectares and under to meet an approval timeline of 70 days; sub-division of 10 lots and over to meet a timeline of 90 days; building applications of 300m