CNMI's CSDP is officially here! The Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP) for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) identifies management priorities and provides strategic guidance to support the wise use of the CNMI’s resources and to guide future development.
"Smart Safe Growth" (SSG) is a set of development strategies that aim to ensure the growth of communities and infrastructure that are resilient to natural disasters with thriving economies and healthy environments. OPD is working with the Planning and Development Advisory Council to integrate these principles into comprehensive sustainable development planning.
News & Announcements
Press Release - Water Quality Assessment and FAQ Posted for Public Comments by 10/19/2022
September 19, 2022
The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) is seeking written comments on the proposed 2020 CNMI Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report. The deadline for submission of comments is October 19, 2022 by 4:30 PM.Read More
DPW Requests Comments on Draft 20-Year Highway Plan
September 6, 2022
The Department of Public Works is requesting public review and comments on the Draft 20-Year Highway Plan. This plan aims to offer a unifying framework for classifying and prioritizing transportation improvements on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota with a focus on opportunities for federally supported built infrastructure projects. Comments are requested as soon as possible.Read More
Substantial progress made in cleanup of Super Typhoon Yutu debris site on Tinian
September 6, 2022
Substantial progress has been made in the cleanup of the Super Typhoon Yutu debris site on Tinian that caught fire. The firm leading the cleanup and soil testing of the site is expected to complete the processing and shipping of metal recyclables by October and notified CNMI partners that...Read More