In conformity with Article 27 of the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 157 dated 23.03.2004 “Procedure of Performing Strategic Assessment of Impact on the Environment”, an informative report has been prepared on the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 with amendments approved by the Riga City Council Resolution No. 166 dated 18.08.2009 “On Approval of the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 with Amendments and Issue of the Municipal Binding Resolutions”.
- In conformity with the Environmental Survey on the strategic assessment of impact on the environment to the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 amendments (hereinafter in the text – the Environmental Survey), environmental considerations (atmospheric air pollution, surface and underground water quality, sewage treatment, degraded and potentially polluted territories, greenery and nature territories, the specially protected nature territories and microreserves, biodiversity, cultural heritage protection, potential risk objects and territories) have been integrated into the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 with amendments (hereinafter in the text – the Amendments), determining the Riga City Council policy in the Explanatory Note and the more specific requirements to the planned (permitted) territory usage and the observation of the environmental considerations in amendments to the Riga City Council Binding Regulations No. 34 dated 20.12.2005 “The Riga Territory Usage and Construction Regulations”. Amendments to the Amendments to the Riga City Council Binding Regulations No. 34 dated 20.12.2005 “The Riga Territory Usage and Construction Regulations” have been introduced in conformity with changes in legislation, and the Explanatory Note to the Amendments has been specified.
- The Environmental Survey, the expressed opinions and the supported offers received during the public discussion period have been introduced into the Amendments in conformity with legislation.
- Of all possible solution options, the option which is appropriate for legislation and optimal for implementation of the municipality functions has been introduced to the Amendments.
- In conformity with the Environment Supervision State Bureau resolution No. 24 dated 16.12.2005 “On the Environmental Survey to the Riga Development Plan (2006 – 2018)”, the terms for submitting the monitoring reports are 2009, 2013 and 2017.
Pursuant to the Environment Supervision State Bureau resolution No. 17 dated 02.06.2009 “On the Environmental Survey to the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 Amendments”, a project of implementing the Plan of Actions approved by the Riga City Council resolution has been prepared to perform the Environment Supervision State Bureau instructions with regard to the Riga Territory Plan for 2006 – 2018 with amendments.