Saint Petersburg adopts draft of land use and development rules
The final meeting of the Commission headed by the vice-governor Igor Albin to adopt the draft of land use and development rules of St. Petersburg (PZZ) was held in Smolny.
At the final meeting the Commission on Land Use and Development of St. Petersburg analyzed the work done and decided to submit the PZZ draft to the Governor for approval by the city government.
The work on the PZZ draft was carried out by Urban Planning and Architecture Committee. Classification of permitted land use, which was approved by order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and adopted by the Government of St. Petersburg, was taken as a basis for the document.
Director of St. Petersburg “Research and Design Center of the Master Plan of St. Petersburg” Yury Bakey said the work on PZZ draft implied development of its general part as well as urban development zoning maps, maps on altitude control and town planning regulations.
Based on the law on protection of cultural heritage, PZZ also affect territory and objects of cultural heritage, boundaries of protection zones, rules of land use and town planning regulations within these zones.
The structure and main provisions of PZZ remained the same. PZZ remain valid on the basis of the version, which was approved in 2009.