Planning Services

The PLANNING DEPARTMENT proposes and implements sustainable urban practices for the Construction Company Limited (CCL) in support of the mandate of the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation. Accordingly, the Planning Department’s main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

• Develops and implements planning proposals for new housing developments in support of the CCL’s strategy to provide affordable housing, utilizing a holistic approach with specific focus on design and cost optimization for sustainability, urban regeneration and climate resilience.


• Identifies and assesses new lands for property development.


• Spearheads and manages the CCL’s land acquisition process.


• Conducts research and analysis to provide advice on economic, environmental and social factors that influence the design and construction of developments.


• Prepares feasibility studies and evaluates the risks and returns on property developments.


• Oversees the development of all land use design plans to ensure compliance with industry best practices, requirements of relevant national statutory bodies and approved standards and specifications.


• Manages the process for acquiring statutory and regulatory approvals for property development.


• Develops and maintains company databases, namely the Land Asset Register, Statutory Approvals Register & GIS database.


• Manages all Survey activities in accordance with industry and national statutory standards.


• Identifies operational and reputational risks and develops/implements mitigation measures to address issues identified.


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