Fiji Time: 8:13 AM on Sunday 1 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Department records rise in subdivision applications

By LUKE RAWALAI
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Update: 4:34PM THE Department of Town Country Planning has in the past experienced an increasing number of new or renewal for subdivision applications.

Speaking during the opening of the Town Planning Compliance workshop in Labasa yesterday, principle town planner Raijeli Taylor told participants that there were challenges and wrangles between retaining agricultural land for food security against farm property owners.

Ms Taylor said the farm property owners were those who wanted a higher return of investment from their land seeing farming as low return earner.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Wife tells of sorrow
  2. On the hunt
  3. 7s recall
  4. Justice to the brave
  5. Tears of joy roll
  6. Workers warned to follow the rules
  7. Community mourns loss
  8. Murder suspect in custody
  9. School gifts for Nilesh
  10. Groundbreaking ceremony for $1.5m NFA complex

Top Stories this Week

  1. Killer on the loose Friday (30 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  4. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  5. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  6. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani Monday (26 Jan)
  7. Community in shock Friday (30 Jan)
  8. Man charged for assaulting daughter Monday (26 Jan)
  9. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  10. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)