Published On: Fri, Jan 9th, 2015

Government puts satellite system to detect illegal construction

BalbordaWILLEMSTAD - Minister of Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning, Earl Balborda has announced a new way to detect illegal construction.

This year, the so-called Geographic Information System - GIS – will be operational. Satellite images will be made of the landscape. The Department of Urban Planning will receive a message when there are changes in the landscape and they can monitor the case.

Balborda announced the new method during the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers. He said that he will also count on the citizens to continue reporting illegal constructions.

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