The Kingston and St. Andrew Sustainable Development Plan

Project

At-a-Glance

Approval Date
Actual Completion Date
Proposal Focus
1471
Core Focus
Secondary Cities
Country Type
Jamaica

Detail

Summary
The Kingston St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) in collaboration with the Kingston St. Andrew Parish Development Committee (KSA PDC), the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), the Social Development Commission (SDC) and the Ministry of Local Government Youth and Community Development (MLGYCD) will undertake the preparation of a Kingston St. Andrew Metropolitan Area Sustainable Development Plan.
Objectives
The objective is to manage the orderly growth and development of the Kingston St Andrew Metropolitan Area in a way that meets the needs and aspirations of the residents. When completed the growth and development plan will guide the preparation of a new Development Order (the regulatory land use instrument) and the preparation of a Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation corporate Plan (the institutional action plan for city management.)
Activities
1. Partnership Building:  a) Organizing the Community Stream;  b) Facilitator Training;  c) Capacity Development of Key Partners;  d) Capacity Building in the KSAC;  e) Partnership Structures and Agreements Established. 2. Local Sustainable Development Planning:  a) Visioning and Priority Setting;  b) Research & Assessment;  c) Action Planning;  d) KMA Plan Monitoring;  f) Integration with Official Plans 3. Early Actions a) Inner City Renewal Programme Actions 4. Communication Activities:  a) Logo and Letterhead;  b) Public Relations;  c) Web Site;  d) Material Production 5. Local / National Linkages:  a) Documentation and Dissemination of Lessons Learned associations. Towards the end of the two years a case study will be prepared; b) Consensus Building Forums on National Policy
Expected Impacts and Results
Improved quality of life Improved environmental quality of the KMA Increased socio-economic opportunities by creation of an enabling environment for business Improved capability to undertake and manage local sustainable development Transfer of lessons learned into national planning and local government reforms