Law of 17 April 2018 on territory planning
This law updates the legal framework on land planning in the country, notably to ensure that sustainable development principles are enshrined into territorial activities.
Art. 1 states the specific objectives of the law, including:
Objective 3: preserve the landscapes by guaranteeing their integrity and by maintaining the agricultural and forestry functions, viticultural, ecological, recreational and climatic
Objective 8: maintain climatic regulation surfaces, ecological corridors between different habitats and natural biotopes, and
Objective 9: reduce greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, by organising natural carbon sequestration.
The document further defines land planning with regard to renewable energy projects.