Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Fidel Ancona

Ministry of Natural Resources confirms that gated docks are illegal

The Department at the MNR indicated that by denying access, dock proprietors can lose their building permit and may be ordered to dismantle the structure.

Mayor Guerrero approves temporary beach fence

According to Fidel Ancona of the ACBA, Xanadu Resort did not obtain a permit to build the structure, but Mayor Daniel Guerrero gave them special permission.

ACBA ensuring that new buildings are in compliance

The demolition and re-construction of a commercial building near the Boca del Rio Park has raised concerns regarding possible irregularities.

Island authorities put a halt to unauthorized boat yard

A stop order was issued to an unauthorized boat yard operated by Geovanni Marin with immediate effect on Thursday, September 1st.

Ambergris Caye’s ‘Ground Zero’ zone in recovery

The first building is being erected at the site dubbed ‘Ground Zero’ and it is expected that by December of 2016, most of the buildings will be reconstructed.

Authorities demand new application for rebuilding of docks and piers

Dock/pier owners will now need to reapply for a new permit, as stated by not only The San Pedro Town Council, but Central Government as well.

Are new construction projects including parking space?

With traffic being one of the top issues on La Isla Bonita, the question is, do these buildings allocate adequate parking spaces in their plans?

Ambergris Caye beaches at risk; beach reclamation is the way to go!

The council has committed to work along with the local residents to come up with different methods to keep and revive the beaches of Ambergris Caye.