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The purpose of the present Law is to promote a purposeful and economical use of the soil and an orderly settlement of the area of the Canton. Moreover, the Law makes provisions for the maintenance of the soil to be cultivated and an sustainable development of the Canton, the regions and localities. The text consists of 164 articles divided into 7 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Land use planning (2); Land consolidation (3); Development, contributions and charges concerning development (4); Protection of nature and cultural heritage (5); Public building regulations (6); Transitional and final provisions (7).

Implemented by: Ordinance on building land consolidation and boundary adjustment. (2010-06-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on forest assessment and forest clearance. (1997-01-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on the protection of fossils and minerals. (1989-09-11)
Implemented by: Ordinance on cantonal contributions to costs of regional and local land use planning. (1997-01-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on the electronic exchange of zoning data between municipalities and the Canton. (2010-01-01)
Implemented by: Cantonal Building Ordinance. (2013-03-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on protection of historic cultural monuments (Historic Cultural Monuments Ordinance). (2005-08-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on nature and cultural heritage protection. (2010-01-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on issuing the cantonal structure plan. (1985-04-12)
Implemented by: Cantonal Ordinance on property owners’ contributions and fees. (2013-03-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on proceeding coordination and environmental impact assessment. (2002-07-01)

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