This law for "Access to Housing and Renovated Town Planning" of March 2014 applies throughout the country without distinguishing the city from the countryside.
It is an aberration for our campaigns in that it has removed the notions of Coefficient of Occupation of Soils (COS) and minimum area of land to build.
As a result, historically residential areas are transformed into subdivisions ...
After consultation with a lawyer, the association wrote to the Mayor to denounce the perverse consequences of this law and propose to introduce in the PLU a concept of maximum footprint of buildings on land.
It has been well received and a consulting firm is currently working on the drafting of this revision expected in 2018.