Spatial Development, City-building and Construction

Law of Georgia on Spatial Development and Basis for City-building regulates the spatial development and the process of city-building, including the development of the accommodations, settlements and infrastructure regarding the requirements of the cultural heritage and environmental policies. In this field, the law defines the rights and obligations of the state authorities, physical and legal entities, principles of spatial development and city-building, its priorities, goals and tasks, as well as the form and the role of the spatial-territorial planning and planning documents in terms of the development of the territorial development of Georgia.


Product Safety and Free Circulation Code aims to: protect human life, health, property and environment; ensure safe products on the market and their free circulation; ensure competition and promotion of products during the process of delivery and entering the market; ensure compliance with the rules of exploitation of the objects of excessive technical risk through the state supervision and control; introduce inspection system through the risk analysis and assessment; establish the technical inspection system of objects of excessive technical risk and creation of legal basis for the activities of inspection bodies; define the powers of the legal entity of public law - technical and construction supervision agency and inspection bodies in the areas of exploitation and control of the objects of excessive technical risk; ensure the implementation of the construction activities in full compliance with the requirements of the Technical Regulations and the Georgian legislation as well as the best practices in standardization, metrology, and accreditation. 


Law of Georgia on Construction Activity - The Law defines legal, organizational and economic peculiarities of the relations between the participants of the construction activities on the territory of Georgia. It also defines the mechanisms for keeping and regulating the norms related to such activity.


Law of Georgia on Architectural Activity Apart from the development of architectural art, the purpose of the Law is to develop a comprehensive, ecologically safe, aesthetic environment for the life and residence of human beings on the territory of Georgia.

 

Decree of the President of Georgia


Decree N660 of the President of Georgia of November 24, 2007 on Adoption of the Rule of Approval of Legalization of Unlawful and/or Illegal Constructions or Parts of Constructions by the Issuing Authority of the Construction Permit –  this rule defines the decision making process on unlawful and/or illegal construction and the ways of their legalization.

The Rule applies to unlawfully and/or illegally constructed projects or their parts, as well as unauthorized use of multistoried houses with end-to-end constructions dated no later than January 1, 2007, completion of which does not amply increasing or/and adding additional storey (storeys) or/and end-to-end constructions.

The Rule also applies to unfinished individual residential houses dated no later than January 1, 2007 with maximum space of 500 m2, if their arrangement is completed at the ground level.

 

Decisions of the Government of Georgia


Decree N57 of March 24, 2009 of the Government of Georgia on Regulation of Permission for Construction and Permit Conditions - The Rule regulates the process of issuing construction permits on the territory of Georgia, as well as the fulfillment of the permit conditions and recognition of building facilities. The purpose of the Rule is to ensure the implementation of the requirements and principles of the Law of Georgia on Licenses and Permits in the area of its regulation.

The Rule also applies to unfinished individual residential houses dated no later than January 1, 2007 with maximum space of 500 m2, if their arrangement is completed at the ground level.


Decree N261 of August 25, 2010 of the Government of Georgia on Approval of the Law for Establishing the Boundaries for the Land Plots of the Commonwealth of the Ownership Members - The purpose of this regulation is to set the borders of the land plots of settlements of Georgia and define the management principles for the complete functioning. The Law regulates the establishment and approval of the borders of the land plots for the multi-dwelling houses.


Decree N50 of March 7, 2013 of the Government of Georgia on Access of Operation of the Technical Regulations of Foreign Countries in Georgia, Recognition of Documents, Accrediting Products without Conformity Assessment Procedures and Free Access of Foreign Products to Georgian Markets Assigned to Regulated Areas – This Decree gives access to the Technical Regulations in the member-states of the European Union and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development of Georgia.


Decree N59 of January 15, 2014 of the Government of Georgia on Use of Urban Areas and Main Provisions of Approval of Plant Regulation – The Rule regulates specific legal relationships of the city-building and determines the legal rights and obligations of the participants as well as the third parties. Its aims to define the rules of housing and planting on the whole territory of the country, to define the composition of the land use master plan and plant regulation plan, to form, approve, edit or publicize the documents for the spatial-territorial development of settlements, as well as to determine the maximum heights and construction conditions of building. 


Decree N52 of January 14, 2014  of the Government of Georgia on Validity of Operation and Recognition of Technical Regulations of Construction in Georgia  - This Rule regulates the existing technical regulations of Georgia remained from the period of former Soviet Union till 1992 and thereafter, which are not contrary to applicable legislation and/or the international treaties to which Georgia is a party.


Decree N41 of January 28, 2016 of the Government of Georgia on Approving Technical Regulations for the Safety Rules for Buildings - This Technical Rule regulates the planning, fire safety, provision of exit facilities and other requirements for the design, construction and use of buildings.



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