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Environmental law and town and country planning

Environmental laws and town and country planning are becoming increasingly important in our society. The legislation is complex and is constantly changing.

Governmental decisions can nevertheless have an immediate and considerable impact on your company as well as on your private properties. Furthermore, the prescription periods that protect your rights as entrepreneur or as a private individual are often very brief.

Do you wish to give notice of appeal against a building permit? Are you worried that future construction works will cause damage to you as a local resident?

Are you planning to parcel out farmland and wish to be advised about the regulations and procedures?

Are worried that your plans for a structural renovation might conflict with certain easements?

Is a municipal master plan or implementation plan threatening the existence of your undertaking?

Do you wish to be informed about the right of pre-emption?

Is your private parcel or your vacation house under threat of expropriation?

  Are you being prosecuted for an alleged violation of the environmental legislation?

You wish to take over a company but an audit has made apparent that the soil is polluted?

You wish to start up a procedure in front of the judge sitting in chambers to deal provisionally with matters of special urgency, the council for the contestation of authorizations (Raad voor vergunningsbetwisting) or the state council? 

Law Office RvB & Partners will offer you a solution to any problem that you may have retaining to these matters.

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Dirk Rochtus
+32 (0)484 61 32 95
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Filip van Bergen
+32 (0)477/87.15.26
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