Things You Should Know

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN APPLYING FOR:

BEACH USE PERMIT;

The National Conservation Authority (NCA) is the Organization which grants permission for the use of a beach to host activities commercial and otherwise.

Here are some of the things you need to know when planning an activity on a beach:

  • You must first obtain an application form from the office of the NCA.
  • The form must be completed and returned at least two weeks prior to the date of the event.
  • You MUST comply with the Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) garbage management and disposal policy by presenting a garbage disposal plan to the NCA along with your application.
  • Fees are determined according to size and nature of the activity however, in all cases a refundable deposit is required. The deposit will be refunded if the NCA is satisfied that the area used has been cleaned.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN APPLYING FOR:

VENDOR’S LISCENSE;

When applying for a new Vendor’s License to operate on a beach or protected area you must provide the following:

  • A completed application form (Form can be collected from the office of the NCA or can be accessed online).
  • Two recent passport size photos.
  • A recent police certificate of character.
  • Two testimonials made not more than one month prior to the application.

Approval of a license will be granted based on area and space availability.  A license takes three (3) working days to be approved or denied. The duration of a license is one year and costs $250 annually which is due on the 1st of October every year.

When RENEWING a Vendor’s license:

  • You need a completed renewal form(Forms can be obtained from the office of the NCA or online)
  • A recent certificate of character from the police.
  • Two recent passport photos.
  • Renewal fee of EC $250.00
Lydia M Cox

Our Commercial Services Officer, Ms. Lydia Cox, can be contacted at:

  •   Phone: (758) 459-0278
  • Mobile: (758) 724-0700/7158290/4605304
  •   Fax: (758) 452–4109
  •   Email: lydia.cox@govt.lc

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    Tel: 1 (758) 459 - 0278
    Fax: 1 (758) 452 – 4109

    National Conservation Authority #9 Colony House P.O. Box CP 5489, Castries

    nca@govt.lc