The present Law implements the Federal Land Use Planning Law of 22 June 1979 and is the basis for measures concerning land use planning and building of the Canton and municipalities. The Law aims at a purposeful, especially thrifty use of land; the promotion of a meaningful and orderly development of the settlement; the protection of cultural heritage, landscapes and natural resources from impairment. The text consists of 94 articles divided into 4 chapters as follows: General provisions (I); Planning law (II); Building regulations (III); Final provisions (IV).
Implemented by: Ordinance relating to the Building Law. (2014-12-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on nature and culture heritage protection (Nature and Cultural Heritage Protection Ordinance). (2014-12-01)
Implements: Loi fédérale sur l'aménagement du territoire (Loi sur l'aménagement du territoire, LAT). (2016-01-01)
Repeals: Building Law. (2009-04-26)
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