In February 2017, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Housing, and Planning of Turks and Caicos issued an invitation to tender for the preparation of a 10-year National Physical Sustainable Development Plan (NPSDP) for the Turks and Caicos Islands. The generation of the National Physical Sustainability Development Plan is a 5 step process, which endeavors to set forth a framework for the development of the Archipelago.
Public Outreach #2 - August 3-7, 2020
The Planning Department and consultant team will be visiting each island to present the Draft NPSDP to the public. The team hopes to see you there and hear your feedback!
Due to COVID-19, meetings will also be live streamed online. Please check the website or Planning Department Facebook for more information.
Questions or comments?
Grand Turk: 338-2205
Public Outreach #3 - September 2020
The final National Physical Sustainable Development Plan will be presented to the Planning Department and National Steering Committee.
Details to be determined. Check back for more information!
Presentation to TCI Cabinet - October 2020
The National Physical Sustainable Development Plan will be presented to the TCI Cabinet for final approval and adoption. Details to be determined.
Public Outreach #1 - June 2020
Take the surveys, complete the online mapping tool, and leave your ideas on the message board. These engagement tools can be found in the main menu at the top of this page under 'Engagement.'
The Turks and Caicos Islands National Physical Sustainable Development Plan includes outreach to relevant governmental agencies and key stakeholders through the consultant team, NPSDP Project Coordinator, and the TCI Planning Department. Please see the list below for the meetings the consultant team has completed:
Ministry of Infrastructure, Housing, and Planning
Minister of Border Control
North Caicos District Commissioner
South Caicos District Commissioner
Public Works Department
Physical Planning Board
Department of Environmental and Coastal Resources (DECR)
Road Safety Department
Division of Crown Lands
Estate Management Department
Land Surveying and Mapping Department
Provo Water Company
Provident Limited Hotel and Tourism Association
Twin Island Adventures
Grand Turk Cruise Center
BE Beach Enclave
COMO Parrot Cay
The SFS Center for Marine Resource Studies (South Caicos)
The site visits to date took place 20-24 January 2020, 10-14 February 2020, and 9-18 March 2020. The team has visited all islands - Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, South Caicos, Grand Turk, and Salt Cay. While all islands have been visited, the team does plan to visit each island again for additional meetings and site exploration pending travel restrictions from COVID-19.
COVID-19 has paused the site visits the consultant team plans to make the Turks and Caicos Islands. When deemed safe to travel, the team plans to complete other site visits to the islands, including meeting with the general public (Public Outreach #2 and #3,) as well as other governmental agencies and leaders and other key stakeholders.