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AMENDMENTS TO STATE-SUBSIDISED HOUSING LAW TO FACILITATE NEW PROGRAMME
 
1 February 2018 - The government on Thursday put forward to parliamenta bill of amendments to the legislation on state-subsidised housing, known as POS, in order to enable a new housing programme aimed at retaining and attracting personnel lacking in certain industries, primarily in under-developed areas and to regulate the maximum sales price for POS accommodation and land.

Construction and Physical Planning Minister Predrag Stromar said that one of the most important provisions of the new law would be to ensure secured accommodation not only for state officials but public servants within the framework of a special POS scheme, according to which apartments would be built and leased out. More information...


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US AMBASSADOR TO CROATIA WILLIAM ROBERT KOHORST ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
25 January 2018 - On Thursday, 25 January 2018, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction and Physical Planning Predrag Štomar received on inaugural visit the United States' Ambassador to Croatia H.E. William Robert Kohorst.

In presenting the Ministry's scope of activities, Minister Štromar laid particular emphasis on spatial planning, which is directly linked to the planning of major investments, e.g., in the fields of infrastructure, production processes and tourism. More information...


European Structural and Investment Funds

 

STATE SECRETARY UHLIR AT AGREEMENT SIGNING CEREMONY REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT 'ESIF LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS'  
 
29 December 2017 - In the Multimedia Hall of the Ministry of Regional Development and European Union Funds, on Thursday 28 December 2017, the signing of the Agreement on implementation of the financial instrument 'ESIF loans for energy efficiency of public buildings' took place. In addition to the signatories, namely, minister of regional development and EU funds Gabrijela Žalac, president of HBOR Management Board Tamara Perko, and Board member Hrvoje Čuvalo, also representatives of the two intermediate bodies attended, namely, state secretary at the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning Željko Uhlir and the director of the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund Dubravko Ponoš. More information...


ESI funds

 

ENERGY RENOVATION OF MULTI-RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS  
 

29 December 2017. - Under the Call for 'Energy renovation of multi-residential buildings', up to 29 December 2017, a total of 529 contracts were signed on allocation of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. To remind, the Ministry's call was open for submission of applications in the period from 17 October 2016 to 31 January 2017, and under the call 649 applications were received, out of which 596 projects meet the eligibility criteria. The amount of total investment exceeds one billion kuna, with more than 560 million kuna consisting of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. More information...

 
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CONFERENCE ON ENERGY RENOVATION
OF PUBLIC SECTOR BUILDINGS 
 
18 December 2017 - On occasion of launching the Call 'Energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public sector buildings', at the International Hotel Zagreb, a Conference for representatives of the state administration, regional and local self-government has been held today by the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, aimed at providing information on the criteria to be fulfilled in order to be eligible applicants for energy renovation of their buildings.

Opening speeches were delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction and Physical Planning Predrag Štromar, in the capacity of envoy of Prime Minister Andrej Plenković; Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds Gabrijela Žalac; Director of the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund Dubravko Ponoš; and State Secretary of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy Ivo Milatić. More information...


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DELEGATION FROM KOSOVO ON WORKING VISIT TO MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION AND PHYSICAL PLANNING 
 
On Thursday 16 November 2017, Assistant Minister for construction and energy efficiency in the buildings sector Ms Maja-Marija Nahod hosted a working visit of a Kosovo delegation of twelve members, led by Mr Luan Morina, Head of Department for energy of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Kosovo, and consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, the University of Priština, the Kosovo Agency for Energy Efficiency, Kosovo Standardization Agency and GIZ consultants. More information...


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MINISTER ŠTROMAR AT 78TH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND LAND MANAGEMENT AND MINISTERIAL MEETING TAKING PLACE IN GENEVA
 
9 November 2017 - 78th session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management and Ministerial Meeting taking place in Geneva from 8 - 10 November 2017.

The 78th session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management is taking place from 8 to 10 November 2017 in Geneva. A Ministerial Segment on 9 November 2017 is included, attended also by Minister of Construction and Physical Planning of the Republic of Croatia Predrag Štromar, and organised as a forum for a high-level exchange of experiences and views on progress and challenges related to the implementation of recent international agreements in the field of sustainable development and housing. More information...


ESI funds

 

ENERGY RENOVATION OF NURSERY SCHOOLS, SCHOOLS, AND PUPIL HOMES...  
 

8. November 2017. - Under the Call for 'Energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public institutions performing educational activities', up to 7 November 2017, a total of 146 contracts were signed on allocation of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. To remind, the Ministry's call was open for submission of applications in the period from 22 November 2016 to 20 February 2017. Contracting of 214 projects of energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public institutions performing educational activities is under way, and to these projects more than 342 million kuna of grants from the ERDF shall be allocated. More information...


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TURKISH AMBASSADOR BABÜR HIZLAN ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Tuesday, 7 November 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received the inaugural visit of Turkish Ambassador Babür Hızlan.

The Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning was the first ministry to which Ambassador Hızlan payed an inaugural visit upon taking over the duty of Turkish Ambassador in Zagreb and exchanged with Minister Štromar information on various projects by Turkish investors that are under way in Croatia. 
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DANISH AMBASSADOR CHRISTIAN THORNING ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Wednesday, 4 October 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received the inaugural visit of Danish Ambassador Christian Thorning.

The topics talked about at the meeting were the future cooperation between our two countries, including also within the scope of the EU framework, as well as the forthcoming event on Smart urban municipalities/cities and energy efficient industries to be held in Zagreb on 13 October. The event is organised by the Embassy of Denmark with the goal of showcasing Danish and Croatian achievements, and with Minister Štromar being among the speakers delivering a welcome address. More information...


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WORKING VISIT OF CHINESE DELEGATION TO THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION AND PHYSICAL PLANNING 
 

On Monday, 25 September 2017, State Secretary Dunja Magaš and Assistant Minister Maja-Marija Nahod received a working visit of a Chinese delegation of six members led by Junkuo ZHANG, Vice President of the Development Research Center (DRC), who has the title of Deputy Minister.

It is a Chinese delegation of the Development Research Center (DRC), which operates directly under the State Council, or the Government of the People's Republic of China, respectively. State Secretary Magaš informed the delegation of projects of the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, and the subject of further talks was the possible cooperation within the strategic project 'One Belt, One Road', with one of the goals being linking the infrastructure of Asia, Europe and Africa. More information...

 
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HUNGARIAN AMBASSADOR H.E. JÓZSEF ZOLTÁN MAGYAR PAYS VISIT TO MINISTER ŠTROMAR
 
On Monday, 4 September 2017, Minister of Construction and Physical Plannning Štromar held a meeting with Hungarian Ambassador to Croatia H.E. József Zoltán Magyar.
 
Minister Štromar informed Ambassador Magyar about the current projects of the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning. Furthermore, both sides pointed out their satisfaction with the cooperation to date and expressed their wish for further deepening of relations. More information...

 
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CANADIAN AMBASSADOR DANIEL MAKSYMIUK ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Friday, 1 September 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received an inaugural visit by Ambassador of Canada to Croatia H.E. Daniel Maksymiuk.
 
The meeting took place in a very cordial and friendly atmosphere, with both sides agreeing on the continuation and further intensification of the existing good cooperation, and with both sides fully available to provide the necessary support. More information...


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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR LEGALISATION OF BUILDINGS – NEW DEADLINE ON 30 JUNE 2018
 

Pursuant to the Amendments to the Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings (Official Gazette 65/17)  the time period for submission of applications for legalisation has been reopened – until 30 June 2018.

The requirements for legalisation have remained the same, i.e., only those buildings can be legalised that have been developed, i.e., that are visible on the digital orthophoto map of the State Geodetic Administration prepared on the basis of aerial images that were taken as of 21 June 2011 or on other state orthophoto maps, or cadastral plan or other official cartographic base generated prior to 21 June 2011. Legalisation of buildings built after 21 June 2011 will not be possible pursuant to the Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings neither on the basis of a new application. More information...

        
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FOREIGN PERSONS PERFORMING PHYSICAL PLANNING AND BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
 

A foreign legal person that is established in an EEA contracting state and performs physical planning, design and/or professional construction supervision activities, construction activities, building project management activities or activities of testing and preliminary studies may perform in the Republic of Croatia, on a temporary or occasional basis, those activities which it is certified to perform pursuant to the legislation of the country in which it is established, after it submits a written statement to that effect to the Ministry.


The statement form
 with enclosures shall be sent by mail to the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning. More information...

 
    
 


 
 
 
     
 
 
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