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Department records rise in subdivision applications

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.

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