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Overview in the deluge

The construction and use of Maasvlakte 2 requires a large number of permits, exemptions, concessions and amendments or dispensations to zoning plans. An overview is presented below.

DOCUMENT

SUBJECT

COMPETENT AUTHORITY
RESPONSIBLE

Decisions on permits

Decision on soil removal permit

Permission to extract sand from the sea

Ministry of Transport, Public Works
and Water Management

Decision on Nature Conservancy Act 1998

Protects nature reserves and protected species living therein

Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Decision on exemption from Flora and Fauna Act

Protects plants and animals

Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Decision on Concessions relating to the Reclamation and Dikebuilding Act 1904

Permission for land reclamation

Ministry of Transport, Public
Works and Water Management

Decision on Public Works (Management) Act permit

Permission to work in or on the seabed

Ministry of Transport, Public
Works and Water Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental compensation

Decision on Voordelta access restrictions

Restriction of access within the Voordelta for the benefit of environmental compensation for Maasvlakte 2 (seabed protection zone/reserves)

Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Voordelta Management Plan

Regulates the management of the Voordelta in the context of Natura 2000 (which also includes measures to compensate for the construction of Maasvlakte 2)

Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management

 

 

Established zoning plans 

Maasvlakte 2 zoning plan

Shape, location and zoning of Maasvlakte 2

Municipality of Rotterdam

Zoning plan, partial revision of Maasvlakte '81

Part of Maasvlakte 2 noise zone

Municipality of Rotterdam

Zoning plan, partial revision of Sea Area (Zeegebied) 1999

Part of Maasvlakte 2 noise zone

Municipality of Westvoorne

Established exemption decision pursuant to Section 19 

Established exemption decision pursuant to Section 19 of the Maasvlakte '81 zoning plan  

 

Section of 'sea' becomes 'land' in order to be able to start construction in good time

Municipality of Rotterdam