In suspension for one year of the issuance of building permits for tourist accommodation in the off-plan areas in Mykonos and Santorini, proceeded the Ministry of Environment & energy………….
The relevant decision was signed by Deputy Minister Dimitris Oikonomou, in order to put a brake on the construction activity of the two Cycladic islands, in view of the start of rapid urban planning, as announced by Minister Kostis Hatzidakis, during the presentation of the draft law on the modernization of spatial and urban planning legislation.
Mr.. Hatzidakis had pointed out that the suspension of the issuance of building permits for tourist accommodation - outside the settlements- will last until the approval of the Special Urban Plans (ΕΠΣ), which will be assigned in the near future by RIS and will set clear rules, compatible with the bearing capacity of the two areas.
particularly, the relevant decision concerns the construction of new buildings using "Tourist accommodation, special tourism infrastructure facilities and other tourism businesses », described by item (15) in par. II of the article 1 of pd 59/2018 "Categories and content of land uses" (A’ 114).
Suspensions are excluded:
1. The cases that are subject to the provisions of par. 1 and 2 of the article 26 Law 2831/2000 (A’ 140), as applicable.
2. The cases for which it has been granted, to the date of publication of this, "Pre-approval of building permit" of par. c of the article 28 Law 4495/2017 (A’ 167), as applicable.
3. The approved organized receptors for tourist activities of the article 1 of Law. 4179/2013.
The validity of the decision starts from its publication in the Government Gazette.