Steps in the process of approving a plan with district authority
Details of the steps in the process of approving a plan with a local authority, what documents are required, how to open a plan file, collecting a professional opinion, the deposit period and more
Preparations for opening a case
Go to the Planning Information Department (Safra Square Building 1, 4th floor) and request information about the plan from the information tester and if necessary, contact the regional architect in the city planning department to promote a new plan. Safra Building 1, 4th floor). The meeting is intended for receiving explanations about the plan approval process, receiving instructions on the planning aspects related to the area subject to the application, receiving instructions on the documents required to advance the application, and determining the need for a tour of the area. The architect of the plan will coordinate by telephone the date of the meeting with the regional architect in the planning department.
What to bring to the meeting?
- Proof of ownership of the land.
- Building permits are approved in the area subject to the application.
- Details / documentation of existing construction offenses in the area.
- Area measurement plan.
Opening a plan file
The submitter of the plan must submit all the documents listed in a uniform structure to the plan - the Mabat procedure. And make sure he has followed the instructions fully and thoroughly.
The case will be opened only after the plan documents have been reviewed by the regional architect in the city planning department and found to be worthy and complete for the purpose of continuing the procedure.
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The regional architect will refer the architect of the plan to various units in the municipality / outside it, in order to receive their reference to the requested plan ("file for the planner").
Obtaining a professional opinion
The collection of professional opinions on the plan from urban / extra-urban units will be carried out by the regional architect through the computerized municipal systems. In the event that the various opinions present any problems in the plan, the regional architect will state this in the summary of his opinion, and will forward the comments to the plan architect and the computerized plan control department (Safra Square Building 1, 4th floor). The program architect will arrange a meeting with the program editor in the department to monitor plans through the department secretary. Coordination of the meeting will be done only after receiving a written referral from the regional architect of the city planning department. For the editing meeting, bring all the documents listed on the website, in the planner's guide regarding editing a plan.To the top
Preparation for a local committee
The computerized program control department will review the revised program documents and detail comments regarding them, if any.
If all goes well, the regional architect in the city planning department will coordinate the comments and write the city engineer’s opinion for submitting the plan to the local planning and building committee.To the top
Discussion in the local committee for deposit, issuance of minutes and dissemination of decisions
The local committee will make one of three decisions
- Deposit of the plan - means the plan is proper and agreed by the committee members.
- Depositing the plan under conditions - means that the architect of the plan will have to correct the faults in the plan that the committee has pointed out and only then will it be possible to continue the process.
- Rejection of the plan - the plan is rejected and does not continue in the process.
The committee coordinator in the city planning department, will write and produce the minutes of the local committee and send the decisions by registered mail to the plan developer / plan architect / landowner, in accordance with the details provided when the case was opened. At the same time, the committee's decisions will be passed on to the general public. For the subcommittee on planning and construction - sue - click here.To the top
Providing guidelines for amending the plan based on the decisions of the local committee and / or transferring it for discussion to the district committee
The plan architect can receive instructions on how to repair the plan based on the decisions of the local committee, the plan editor in the plan control department. If the local committee required to issue an opinion from a professional, or required to change the construction format significantly, the plan architect will receive a letter The steps he must take to continue treatment. After performing all the actions by him, the plan architect will receive the plan documents with instructions on how to repair them according to all decisions of the local committee. If the local committee did not require special / complex requirements, the plan architect will receive the plan documents and instructions on how to repair them.
A plan submitted under Amendment 43 shall not be amended after the discussion in the Local Committee and shall be forwarded as is for discussion in the District Committee.To the top
Discussion in the District Committee for Deposit and Guidance for Amendment
The minutes of the district committee will be published by the District Planning Bureau, Ministry of the Interior. After publication, the committee's decisions will be recorded in the municipal computer system by the computerized plan control department. The plan architect will receive instructions for repairing the plan. It will be forwarded to various parties for the purpose of the actual deposit.To the top
Publication of the plan deposit
The publication of the deposit plan is intended to inform the public that the plan is open to review and that anyone who sees himself harmed by what is stated in the plan can object to it and try to influence its final form and may even persuade the planning committees to reject it.
The deposit period / objection period is the date on which the plan can be reviewed and an objection submitted to it
Review of the program
Immediately after the actual publication of the publication for deposit and the transfer of documents indicating this, the plan will be hung in the local committee offices and the district committee offices and can be reached and reviewed during reception hours in the information department, in the Jerusalem municipality and in the district committee offices.
Deadline for filing objections
An objection to the plan may be filed within two months from the date on which notice of its deposit is issued. The determining date for the said monthly quorum is the later date of the publications in the 3 newspapers.
How to file an objection
An objection to the plan can be submitted on the attachment form. An objection to the plan under local authority must be filed at the local committee office, with the local committee coordinators, and a copy at the district committee offices. A written objection must be filed, detailing the reasoning and accompanied by an affidavit verifying the facts on which it is based.
Absorption of resistance
The coordinator of the local committee will receive the objection, check whether it was submitted in accordance with the provisions of the law, and absorb its details into the municipal system.To the top
Receipt of the plan documents entrusted to the municipal computer system
The responsible party
Computerized Program Control Department.
After its absorption, it will be possible to watch the program on the municipal systems.To the top
Determining whether the plan requires the approval of the Minister of the Interior
Sometimes a plan approval by the Home Secretary is required.
The person responsible for this test
Planning Administration Ministry of the Interior.To the top
Only if there are objections to the plan
At the end of the deposit period, the local committee coordinator will coordinate the objections and forward them to the regional architect in the planning department for the purpose of writing a city engineer opinion on them.
The local committee may discuss objections, prior to the hearing in the district committee, in the presence or absence of the objectors and respondents.
The coordinator of the local committee will send the decision of the local committee, by registered mail to the developer / architect of the plan and the landowners in the plan in accordance with the details provided when the case was opened.
At the same time, the committee's decision will be submitted to the master plan system (information on city building plans) for the use of the general public.To the top
Discussion of the plan in the District Committee for Validation
If objections to the plan have been submitted, the district committee will concentrate and examine the objections to the plan, and bring them to the discussion. The committee's minutes will then be published. After the discussion in the district committee and based on the decisions of the planning committees, the plan architect will receive instructions from the district planning bureau on instructions on whether to amend the plan and how. The plan inspector at the district planning bureau will inspect the plan and, if it is found to be in order, will forward it to various parties for its final approval. Two copies of the plan will be forwarded to the Jerusalem Municipality's Program Control Department, for the purpose of handling their publication for validity.To the top
Publication of the validity plan
The publication of the plan for granting validity is intended to inform the public that its approval process has ended, the publication is carried out in both the local authority plan and the district authority plan. To control computerized plans, City Planning Division, Jerusalem Municipality:
Mrs. Naomi Larosh
The responsibility for producing the wording of the publication and submitting it to the entrepreneur, and the responsibility for providing instructions on how to publish a program with district authority to the developer of the program, is in the hands of Ms. Aya Aviner, RAN Monitoring and Control, Jerusalem District Committee:
Mrs. Aya Aviner
Address: Ministry of the Interior, 1 Shulamzion Hamalka Street, Jerusalem.
Receipt of approved plan documents to the municipal computer system
Receiving the approved plan documents for the municipal computer system and publishing them on the municipal website.
Will be carried out by the Department of Computerized Plan Control and will be published in the master plan system - information on city building plans - click here.To the top