Licensing with the Urban Simplex

A significant change is expected in the way companies interact with the Public Administration, with a tremendous impact on citizen guarantees and the better functioning of the State.
Articles 05/02/2024

Following on from the Simplex Program, which began in 2006 and has already seen several reforms, the package of measures set out in the recent Decree-Law no. 10/2024, this time has an impact on licensing in the fields of urban planning, land use planning and industry, continuing the related path also begun by Decree-Law no. 11/2023 of February 10, regarding the reform and simplification of environmental licensing. All these issues are part of and aim to comply with the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) submitted by Portugal.

Joana Gomes do Santos, Lawyer and Partner, and André Ferreira Caruso, Trainee Lawyer, explain a series of new measures that range from simplification in the Urban Planning area to simplification in Land Use Planning. Access or download all the information in the full article:

“Licensing with the Urban Simplex”


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  • Urban Planning Law