Nuevo Marco Legal Para El Ordenamiento Territorial En El Ecuador

The purpose of this Act is to establish the principles and general rules governing the exercise of powers in matters of land use and management of urban and rural lands and their relations with others that have a significant impact on the territory or occupy it, so that they are effectively articulated, promote the just and balanced development of the territory and promote the exercise of the right to the city. a safe and healthy place to live, adequate and dignified housing in accordance with the social and environmental function of the property and to promote inclusive and inclusive urban development for the good life of people in accordance with the competences of the different levels of government (Art. 1). In this sense, the law promotes the rational and sustainable use of the territory`s resources, the protection of the natural and cultural heritage and the regulation of interventions in the territory, proposing and implementing standards that guide the formulation and implementation of public policies.