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The Reform Index №168: Procedure For The Development And Approval Of Urban Planning Documentation

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13 October 2021
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The Reform Index is +0.2 points for the period from August 30 to September 12, 2021, with possible values ranging from -5.0 to +5.0. In the previous round, the index was +0.4 points.

Chart 1. iMoRe Dynamics

Chart 2. іMoRe and its components in the current round

The only reform in this issue is a resolution by the Cabinet of Ministers that alters the regulations on urban planning documentation.

Information about the Reforms Index project, the list of Index experts and the database of the regulations assessed are available here.

Procedure for the development and approval of urban planning documentation, +2.0 points

Under decentralization reform, local authorities significantly increased their power. However, there remained “blank spaces” in construction regulations. Until the adoption of Resolution No.926, there was no mechanism to plan the spacial development of an amalgamated territorial community’s area. According to the Resolution, such planning will be done electronically, with changes to the comprehensive and master plans to be made no more than once a year.

Chart 3. Value of іMoRe components and number of events

Reforms Index from VoxUkraine aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of reform efforts by Ukraine’s authorities. The Index is based on expert assessments of changes in the regulatory environment in five areas: Governance, Public Finance, Monetary system, Business Environment, Energy.

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