Discover the application process and what steps will be taken in order to grant a secure your Environmental Permits.
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has as its mission “to promote sustainable development by ensuring protection of the environment and orderly development in Jamaica”. Environmental Permissions (permits/licences) required to carry out development in Jamaica are obtained under the Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act. NEPA reviews the application and makes a recommendation to the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) which is the approving entity.
The main environmental issues to consider when contemplating development are:
•Solid Waste Disposal
•Sewage Treatment and Disposal
See below for more information about how to secure your environmental permits…and then Contact NEPA.