Moscow authorities will offer owners of squatter alternative for placement of outlets

Moscow authorities will offer owners of squatter alternative for placement of outlets


MOSCOW, February 9. Owners of objects of unauthorized construction, which Moscow authorities have included in the list for demolition, the city will provide the opportunity, if they so desire, to build commercial facilities in other places legally. On Tuesday said Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin on his page Vkontakte.

“Today demolished structures illegally built on engineering services and on the technical area, metro, dangerous to Muscovites. Facilities were built mainly in the 90-ies with the obvious connivance or the assistance of officials. Their former place of finding these objects will also improve. Former owners if they wish provide the opportunity to build retail facilities in other places and already on the lawful bases”, – the mayor wrote in his account.

Dismantling objects

In the night of 8 to 9 February in Moscow began the dismantling of the 97 objects of unauthorized construction.

In December, the Moscow government adopted the decree “About measures on provision of demolition of unauthorized constructions on certain territories of the city of Moscow”, providing for the demolition of 104 objects.

All objects of unauthorized construction, according to the state, will be dismantled by the beginning of March.

In the list of objects subject to demolition, were the shopping center “Pyramid” at metro station “Pushkin”, built above the entrance of metro station “Sukharevskaya”, building on the area of Savelovsky station, the extension to the subway station “Sokol”, the stalls near the metro station “Kropotkin”, “Arbat” and “Ulitsa 1905 goda”, etc.

“Potentially dangerous”

Trade pavilions, which will soon be demolished by the city authorities, are a threat in case of accidents or other emergencies, as stated previously, the first Deputy head state inspection for control over use of objects of real estate of Moscow Timur Zeldich.

These objects are in engineering services, and it means that they potentially dangerous in and of itself, and from the point of view of operation of engineering networks. First, none of the Supervisory authorities does not know how to build these objects, how they were taken into account the relevant rules and regulations. Secondly, for example, in any accident of a heating system or gas pipeline emergency services will be unable to promptly eliminate the consequences, simply because they interfere with the object of unauthorized construction, and in fact has been overhauled

Timur Zeldich
first Deputy head state inspection for control over use of objects of real estate of Moscow

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Full list of objects recognized as unauthorized construction and slated for demolition in Moscow

“These objects are illegally constructed on three characteristics: the land plots for capital construction the city had not provided, permission for the construction of capital facilities and the acts of commissioning of objects of capital construction has not been issued,” explained Zeldich.

He recalled that on 1 September 2015 adopted amendments to the Civil code of the Russian Federation, which give the opportunity to local authorities, in this case the government of Moscow, to take a decision on the demolition after notifying users and giving them the opportunity to voluntarily dismantle the facilities within a certain period of time.

“Only after that the Moscow government has the right to independently dismantle these objects”, – said Metropolitan official.