Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Letter to the Editor: Wolfgang Wind


Dear Mayor and Town Board,
Most home owners in my community (including me) also see the urgent need for a Master Plan – Building Zoning Plan and Law.
New buyers are not secure what can or cannot be erected on neighboring properties, leaving this open to possible very nasty surprises.
San Pedro Town Ambergris Caye Master Plan Draft-4The absence of such a plan is currently discouraging affluent buyers in need of tranquility and open the range for irresponsible developers in business for a quick buck and maximum profits but with disregards for the neighborhood.
Here in the South of San Pedro, we had already several single-family, single-story home owners selling and leaving the island because of new, unreasonable and unsuitable developments right next door.
The current situation is scaring other home owners away, trying to sell quickly before a bad surprise can or will happen to them as well.
If you like I can show you in person a dozen of such real life tragedies where our community has already lost valuable long term, permanent residents. These losses are even more severe for San Pedro’s community as they were also involved in various charities as contributing and acting members. All these losses were clearly caused by the absence of a Building Master Plan.
Wolfgang Wind

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