Urban Transformation Law Approved in Parliament: Here are the Details of the New Regulation
In our news, you can find information about the urban transformation law discussed and accepted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly. With the urban transformation law, the transformation of risky buildings will become easier and decisions can be made with the majority of owners. In addition, the Urban Transformation Directorate will be established and urban transformation works will be carried out, taking into account disaster risk. So, what is the urban transformation law and what is its content? Here are the urban transformation law articles and detailed information about the subject.
What is the Urban Transformation Law? Urban transformation law is a law that regulates the procedures and principles regarding improvement, liquidation and renewal in order to create healthy and safe living environments in areas under disaster risk and in plots and lands where risky structures outside these areas are located. This law came into force in 2012 and was updated with changes in 2023.
What is the Content of the Urban Transformation Law? The content of the urban transformation law has changed with the proposal accepted in the Parliament. The proposal stated that 36 million of the 6 million independent sections across the country are risky and 2 million need to be converted urgently, and introduced new regulations to accelerate urban transformation. Some of the highlights of the proposal are:
Decision will be taken by majority of owners According to the current law, in order for a building to be included in urban transformation, the consent of at least two-thirds of the owners in proportion to their shares is required. According to the proposal, all works and transactions that must be carried out with the consent of all owners will be carried out according to the decision taken by the absolute majority of the owners in proportion to their shares. In this way, the obligation of flat owners to reach 3/2 in compromise, which is considered one of the biggest obstacles to urban transformation, will be eliminated.
OFFER HIGHLIGHTS: – According to the current law, in order for a building to be included in urban transformation, the consent of at least two-thirds of the owners in proportion to their shares is required. According to the proposal, all works and transactions that must be carried out with the consent of all owners will be carried out according to the decision taken by the absolute majority of the owners in proportion to their shares.
– Urban Transformation Directorate was established to carry out urban transformation work taking into account disaster risk. The Presidency may identify risky buildings ex officio or may request it from the owners or their legal representatives by giving time.
– Owners of risky buildings will be given a period of not more than 90 days to demolish them. If the building is not demolished by the owner within this period, it will be notified that the building will be demolished by the administrative authorities. The Presidency will also be able to carry out detection, evacuation and demolition works and procedures.