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Department of the Environment

Find planning and building guidance and how we manage and safeguard Jersey's natural and historic environment
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10 August 2020

New States Vet takes up position

A new permanent Chief Veterinary Officer has been appointed.

06 August 2020

Minister responds to online petition

The Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young, has today responded to an online petition calling for the Bay of Granville Fishing Agreement to be revoked.

07 July 2020

Island Plan Review Programme revised

The Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young, has set out for States Members his proposal for a ‘bridging’ Island Plan, which would provide a new planning framework for managing Jersey’s environment between 2022 and 2024

24 June 2020

Islanders advised to avoid St Aubin’s beach

Environmental Health is advising Islanders to stay off the beach and out of the water of St Aubin’s bay after a significant slurry spill in Fern Valley flowed into the bay.

What we do

We aim to safeguard Jersey’s natural and historic environment by giving guidance to planning and building in Jersey.

We are also responsible for:

  • island planning and policy
  • environmental management and the rural economy
  • environmental policy and awareness
  • environmental protection (waste and water)
  • environmental health
  • animal health and welfare
  • marine resources and fisheries
  • meteorological services


John Young

01534 743677

Gregory Guida

Assistant Minister
07797 799263

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