Review – Analysis – Analytics
The Guam Coastal Management Program (GCMP) was established in 1979 through a cooperative agreement between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Bureau of Planning, Office of the Governor and draws its authorities from the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of 1972 and 5 GCA Ch.1, Article 2, Centralized Planning under the Bureau of Statistics and Plans, Office of the Governor. The GCMP is responsible for the Land Use Planning duties of the Bureau, in which, participation in the Application Review Committee, is an integral component in achieving our planning objectives.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
- To upgrade the quality of life for Guam’s people;
- To create conditions and opportunities whereby people fully participate and benefit at every of social and economic activity;
- To maintain balance and equity between development and the environment in order to preserve the unique culture, traditions and beauty of the island;
- To optimize the use of resources to meet present and future infrastructure and supra structure requirements of the people of Guam;
- To develop and maintain infrastructure capacity at a level that could sustain future population, socio-economic and physical growth.
ELEMENTS OF REVIEW
- Project Overview/Screening
- Landscape assessment
- Effects Test and Conditions
- Government Process Policy
- Development Policy
- Resource Policy
Comments and Suggestions