The draft produced by the Planning Department was referred for consultation, since last June 25, organizations, economic and social groups to enrich it with their contributions.
The Full Council of Lorca unanimously adopted a new ordinance to regulate the licensing of activities that are exempt from environmental qualification process and is intended to provide greater agility in handling, setting maximum time periods for resolving records after which the licenses shall be granted by administrative silence.
The Town Planning Councillor, Francisco Garc韆, has reported that the Planning Department has addressed the development of this new text that seeks to promote the measures for business creation and job generation, issues which are always desirable, but they are still in a situation like the current economic crisis, which governments have a responsibility to make whatever efforts are needed to reverse the trend and build confidence and employment.
It is definitely a new effort by the City Government team in the process of modernization and revitalization of urban management and the goal of providing citizens with a more agile and efficient work.
Moreover, it is noteworthy that this ordinance is adapted to the new Integrated Environmental Protection Act, which will not take effect until January 1, 2010.
However, the Planning Department wanted to take this opportunity to anticipate, combining the convenience of simplifying procedures and shortening deadlines with the entry into force of the new law also seeks the same objectives.
The ordinance distinguishes between three different blocks of activities and time-resolution processing according to its technical complexity and environmental impact.
Thus, those activities that have minimal technical entity, with little impact on the environment and urban management and also do not require implementation of major work should be granted with certification signed by a technician in accordance with the model that stated in the ordinance itself within 15 days.
In this type of action would be framed by such grocery stores without a workshop with an area of less than 250 m2, artisan workshops, clothing, repair of household appliances, ..., commercial offices, banks, doctors, ..., with smaller area of 300 m2.
In a second group comprising those activities which, although of low incidence, need more building permits for its implementation, in which case will require a project signed by a competent technician and certified by the Association for and in such cases the resolution of the file will occur no later than two months.
Activities is similar to the previous group but they need the building permit higher to start the activity.
Finally, those who, while not having a significant impact on the environment and urban management, have greater technical complexity and increased risk for people and goods, according to their surface or mechanical power installed, it will also technical project and will be granted within a maximum of 3 months.
The draft prepared for consultation has been sent, from June 25, organizations, agents and economic and social groups to enrich their contributions and thus improve the initial proposal prepared by management.
Specifically, the draft has been sent to the following organizations and institutions:
路 SCHOOL OFFICIAL ARCHITECTS MURCIA
路 SCHOOL OFFICIAL Technical Architects MURCIA
路 SCHOOL OFFICIAL MURCIA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS
路 OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS OF MURCIA
路 Camera OFFICER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF LORCA
路 Union MERCHANTS
路 Union of Small Farmers
路 Union DENSITY OF LORCA
路 ADS OF CATTLE LORCA
路 ADS PIG OF LORCA
路 Federation of AA.VV.
Francisco Garcia stressed that "this consultation has been carried out, for no better than those affected and users to provide new solutions or polishing those things that are necessary.
In this regard, the Planning Department also claims that we are confronting a highly participatory ordinance. "
"This new ordinance will be a breakthrough in the establishment of new businesses or business in the municipality of Lorca," concludes Garcia.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca