Steps in the process of approving a plan under local 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 - to schedule an appointment with the department - click here and request information about the plan valid from the information tester and if necessary, contact the regional architect in the city planning department to promote a new plan.
- Holding a first working meeting on the new plan with the regional architect in the city planning department (Safra Square Building 1, 4th floor). The meeting is intended to receive explanations about the plan approval process, to receive instructions on the planning aspects pertaining to the area subject to the application, to receive instructions on the documents required to advance the application, and to determine the need for a field tour. 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 that he has followed the instructions fully and thoroughly. The case will be opened only after the plan documents have been checked by the regional architect in the city planning department and found worthy and complete for the continuation of the procedure. ('' Planner file '')To the top
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. If 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. The meeting will be arranged only after receiving a written request 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 Programs 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
Absorption of documents of the deposited plan
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.To the top
Discussion in the local committee for validation and guidance for amendment
If objections to the plan have been submitted, the opponents and initiators of the plan will be summoned to a discussion in the local committee to present their arguments.
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. Guidelines on whether to fix the plan and how. The architect of the plan will submit the amended plan, in the required number of copies, and if the plan is found to be in order, the advertisement will begin to be validated.
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.