UNIFIED STANDARDS OF PUBLIC SERVICES ARE BEING INTRODUCED IN CONSTRUCTION

15-01-2020 | 17:01

The timeline and the procedure for rendering services by the authorities in the town-planning sector will be strictly regulated, which will streamline construction

 

At the end of December, the President of Russia signed an act (№ 472-FZ Federal Law) that makes changes to the urban planning legislation. The amendments, prepared by the Ministry of Construction of the Russian Federation to fulfill the Road Map for competition development* in the part of construction, were drafted with involvement of the antimonopoly authority and approved by FAS in November 2018.

 

As explained by Deputy Head of FAS Department for Control over Construction and Natural Resources, David Akopyan, the law provides for unified standards of public services in the field of construction. Such standards will have absolute priority over administrative regulations passed by the authorities. The Standards will determine the structure, procedures, conditions and the outcome of services, particularly, specified in the exhaustive lists. The first standards will be introduced in the construction sector.

 

FAS and its regional Offices shall consider complaints regarding the construction procedures in view of the norms introduced with the Uniform Standards.

 

Head of FAS Department for Control over Construction and Natural Resources, Oleg Korneev, pointed out: “The new act will liquidate irregular practice of service rendering all over Russia, particularly, in the construction sector, eliminate market barriers that have an adverse impact upon the work of developers, accelerate the time frame for issuing the necessary permits ** and create conditions for transferring all public and municipal services in the electronic form based on unified formats and forms of filed documents”.

 

Reference:

* № 1697-р Order of 16 August 2018 approved 2018–2020 Action Plan for developing competition in education, construction, road construction, telecommunications, information technologies, the housing-and-utilities sector, gas supply, the electric power industry,  transportation services, manufacturing, sale of oil, oil products and natural resources, in the agro-industry and fisheries industries, on the market of social services, on financial markets.

 

** The timeframe for issuing construction permits is reduced from 7 to 5 working days, the period for providing urban land development plans – from 20 to 14 working days.



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