Treatment of constructions without permit within Protective Zones

Days ago, the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning has released the draft of Administrative Instruction on Basic Health and Safety Requirements for Treatment of Constructions without Permit,pursuant to the Law on the Treatment of Constructions without Permit, which is in effect from 5 February 2014.


Regarding the Law on the Treatment of Constructions without Permit as well as the aforementioned Administrative Instruction, we do take this opportunity to caution about certain aspects concerning the architectural heritage and protected zones. According to Article 12, section 2.7 of the Law states, inter alia, that, “Inspections of unpermitted construction should determine that the Applications for legalization shall be refused if, after inspection, the competent body finds it is built in the protected zones and special zones of cultural heritage.” Read press release