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CHANGES TO THE ZONING AMNESTY COMMUNIQUE AND THE NEAR DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ZONING AMNESTY

The Ministry of Environment and Urbanization has made changes to the zoning amnesty (imar barışı) to resolve certain ambiguities that were commonly voiced by the applicants and also brought new changes to calculation method of structure registration certificate fee for certain kinds of real properties. One of the recent changes which is the structure registration certificate fee applicable for zoning violations structures such as shopping centers, hotels, factories will be determined based on the area in violation and such area will be limited to 1000 sqm, if no area or an area that is equal or less than 1000 sqm is created as a result of the violation. The new communique also makes it clear that more than one structure registration certificate can be issued for those structures that consist of more than one independent units while previously only a single structure registration certificate could be issued.

 

Please note that the applications for zoning amnesty will end by the end of October 2018 unless the deadline is extended by the Council of Ministers. 

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