Urbanism Department

  • Article No. 10 The following are the functions of the Department of Urbanism and the Municipal environmental unit: Define clearly the municipal investment Plan (PMI) and respond to the needs of the communities of the municipality and the master Plan of development U Territorial ordering of the municipality.


  • Establish the systematization of requirements and procedures to follow up on the construction permits, at the beginning, during and at the end, according to the regulations established in the Code or zoning or construction regulations, laws Related, manuals, regulations and municipal ordinances.



  • To elaborate the regulation of the permits of construction in conformity to the Master plan of development or territorial ordering, defining the zones of high risk and environmental pollution in beaches, reefs, flora and terrestrial and maritime fauna (forest, reefs of Coral, animals and marine biodiversity) for its preservation, as world tourist attractions.


  • Implement actions with resources from the revolving fund of Pre-Investment and development of Roatan (FOPREFOR). The Municipal Environmental Unit (UMA) shall have the competencies and functions established in the general environmental law and its general regulations; and inter-institutional agreements between my environment and the municipality; Or delegations of authority expressly delegated by DECA/SERNA in terms of categorization of projects subject to environmental control. UMA will execute its actions in a coordinated manner with the Department of Urbanism.



  • Its enforceable will be framed within the environmental regulations in force in the Republic and in the Treaties and conventions that are related and that having been ratified by the National Congress of the Republic are part of the domestic law. In addition, in activities consistent with the resolutions and guidelines issued by the secretariat of Natural Resources, the environmental Attorney-General's office and the Environmental Prosecutor; As well as by the applicable resolutions or ordinances issued by the Municipal Corporation.


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F-02 Construction Request

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R-01 Construction Permit

R-02 Construction Requirements

R-03 Land Cuts and Movement Requirments