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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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15 May 2019

Review of Island Plan begins

Work has begun on the Island Plan 2021-2030, which will help shape Jersey's natural and built environment for the coming decade.

03 May 2019

Natural Environment launches countryside access map

A digital countryside access map which shows where existing coast and countryside paths are, and who can use them, has been published by Natural Environment officers.

03 May 2019

Carbon neutrality – A statement from the Minister for the Environment

The Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young, has issued a statement following the States Assembly's adoption of a proposition to take action on climate change.

01 May 2019

Countryside Enhancement Scheme open for applications

Islanders are being encouraged to put forward environmental projects that may qualify for a grant to help conserve Jersey’s countryside.

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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