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Environment and Planning Act.

Country/Territory
Netherlands
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Sea, Water
Keyword
Framework law Institution Environmental planning EIA Authorization/permit Pollution control Soil pollution/quality Marine pollution Environmental standards Subsidy/incentive Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Offences/penalties Land-use planning Policy/planning Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Sustainable development Sustainable use Ecosystem preservation
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

This Act reforms environmental law with special emphasis on planning. It seeks to modernise, harmonise and simplify current rules on land use planning, environmental protection, nature conservation, construction of buildings, protection of cultural heritage, water management, urban and rural redevelopment, development of major public and private works and mining and earth removal and integrate these rules into one legal framework. Sustainable development is the key objective of the Act. It provi

Full text
Dutch/English
Website
www.government.nl; www.rudutrecht.nl