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San Pedro Building Unit hosts informational session

The San Pedro Building Unit hosted an informative session on the Unitís functions and a new regulation that mandates all municipalities to establish a building unit. The meeting was held at the Sunbreeze Hotel on Friday, August 9th, and saw the presence of personnel from the Central Building Authority (CBA), the Department of Environment, the Ministry of Housing and Planning, Architects and Engineer Association of Belize, and The San Pedro Town Council.

The Technical Manager of the islandís building unit, Anthony Usher, expressed that the new regulation is intended at strengthening the municipalityís relationship with the CBA. He said that the new policy calls for each building unit at every municipality to be comprised of a technical manager and an inspector. Usher put as an example the San Pedro Building Unit, which has been in existence a little over a year and how successful it has been. Usher then handed over the microphone to the respective presenters of the evening, who explained the procedures of applying for a building permit.

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