The official letter is released after the People’s Committee considered report and proposal of Department of Natural Resources and Environment under Document 9135/KL-STNMT-KS dated October 27, 2017 on result of inspecting riverside construction material storage sites. Accordingly, in an effort to increase management over the riverside construction material storage sites, rectify their operations, the Municipal People’s Committee gives approval for Decision on temporally allocating riverside construction material storage sites in Ha Noi, which serves as basis for local governments and authorities to increase management according to relevant legal regulations.
The Municipal People’s Committee also requests People’s Committees of districts and towns, Divisions of Natural Resources and Environment to handle illegal occupation and use of riverside land as storage sites, and take drastic coercive measures to remove all construction materials on storage sites of unlicensed units. The site clearance must be completed by December 31.
For units dealing with riverside construction material storage sites which received the Municipal People’s Committee decision in principle for investment or approval in principle for renting land as storage site from 2016 until now, they shall promptly stop keeping construction materials at the sites, reduce loading height, move construction materials from safety corridor of traffic, waterway and irrigation works, and promptly fulfill procedures to rent land according to the law. They are allowed to run the storage sites only after fulfilling legal procedures as stipulated.
In response to the document, the Municipal People’s Committee directs Department of Natural Resources and Environment to give announcement, guide through settlement of violations, cooperate with relevant units to conduct inspection, and report issues beyond its authority to the People’s Committee for further consideration.