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Monaco/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.5 Architecture and spatial planning

The following pieces of legislation have been introduced in or signed by the Principality relating to architecture and the environment:

Architecture

  • Edict-Act N° 674 of 3rd November 1959 concerning town planning, building and highways, amended;
  • Edict-Act N° 3 647 of 9th September 1966, amended with regard to the preservation of certain districts, sites and parks;
  • Sovereign Edict N° 6 749 of 22nd January 1980 for a town planning, building and highways plan of coordination and regulation for the Fontvieille platform within the public domain of the state, modified;
  • Sovereign Edict N° 6 166 of 14th December 1977 for a town planning, building and highways plan of coordination and regulation for the Fontvieille platform within the public domain of the state, modified, non-assigned to the public domain of the state, modified with regard to architectural rulings specifically for this district;
  • Edicts relating to certain controlled districts, such as the Sovereign Edict N° 4 836 of 6th December 1971, modified, for particular town planning, building and highways regulations in sector N° 1 of the Spélugues district with regard to specific rules applicable to certain buildings to be preserved, viz. the Hôtel Métropole.

Environment

  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – New York 9-05-1992;
  • Amendment to the Convention on Climate Change – Kyoto 1-10-1997 or 11-12-1997;
  • Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution – Geneva 13-11-1979;
  • Amendment to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, relating to the long-term funding of the concerted programme for constant monitoring and evaluation of long-range transport of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) – Geneva 28-09-1984;
  • Amendment on long-range transport of air pollutants, relating to the control of volatile organic components (VOC) and their fluxes across boundaries – Geneva 18-11-1991;
  • Amendment relating to the control of volatile organic components (VOC) and their fluxes across boundaries – Geneva 18-11-1991;
  • Amendment relating to further reduction of sulphur emissions – Oslo 14-06-1994;
  • Convention on the conservation of wildlife and the natural environment in Europe – Berne 19-09-1979;
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna CITES – Washington 3-03-1973;
  • Convention on wetlands of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat – Ramsar (Iran) 2-02-1971;
  • Convention for the protection of the Alps (Alpine convention) – Salzburg (Austria) 7-11-1991;
  • Application amendments to the Alpine Convention – Chambéry 20-12-1994;
  • Land use planning and sustainable development;
  • Tripartite agreement for the creation of a Mediterranean sanctuary for marine mammals Monaco – France – Italy – Rome 25-11-1999;
  • Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution – Barcelona 16-02-1976;
  • Amendment to the Barcelona convention on specially protected areas of the Mediterranean Sea – Geneva 3-04-1982;
  • Amendment to the Barcelona convention on specially protected areas and biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea;
  • ASPIM Amendment – Barcelona 10-06-1995;
  • French-Italian-Monégasque agreement on the protection of Mediterranean coastal waters RAMOGE – Monaco 10-05-1976; and
  • Act N° 954 of 1st April 1974 on water and air pollution banning, in particular emissions likely to have an adverse effect on the condition of buildings and the nature of the site.

Chapter published: 01-10-2014

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