At the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers chaired by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov yesterday, November 29, 2010, approved the draft law of Ukraine "About regulation of urban development," said the press service of the Ministry of Regional Development and Construction. The project provides for improvement of permitting system in the building by reducing the number of permits and conciliation procedures, reducing the time of their passage and a list of required documents, the introduction of the principles of acquiescence, a single window and organizational unity, which will adapt the regulatory policy of Ukraine towards European standards, to ensure favorable conditions for business, development of construction and related industries.
Furthermore, the law introduced the concept of a unified urban cadastre, which will be widely available and allow local councils to control the process, introduced the concept of zoninga. A special place in the law given to the general plans of urban development. In this case, the general plan, which already are in cities and towns, not discarded, and accounted for and finalized. Thus the general plans of urban settlements have become the foundation.
The new law provides for a radical reduction in the time of building approval and the amount of bureaucratic procedures that accompany this process will help improve the situation in the construction industry.