"The issuance of construction permits will be simplified and
freed from unnecessary bureaucratic barriers," President of the Association of Georgian Developers
Irakli Rostomashvili says.
According to him, the issue
was discussed during a meeting of representatives of the construction business
with the elected mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze.
"We have expectations
that bureaucratic barriers will be simplified. Of course, no one wants to simplify procedures by harming the city and its inhabitants. The very
wording is not very correct - procedures should not be simplified, but freed
from bureaucratic obstacles. I mean useless, non-functional obstacles the construction
industry has to overcome," Rostomashvili explains.
In his words, the future mayor
promised developers that during his tenure as mayor this problem will be
"The rules for
obtaining construction permits should be as clear and transparent as possible.
If the company presents a project that
meets the established standards, then the permit should be issued
automatically. Apart from that, the requirements for developers should not
change during the construction process, " Rostomashvili notes.
He adds that in the capital there should be zones where
construction is prohibited, and this issue should not become a subject of