Sub-section 2: Classified tourist resorts
(Law nº 2006-437 of April 14, 2006 art. 7 I 1º Official Journal of April 15, 2006)
With regard to the requirements of sustainable development, the purpose of the classification is:
1 ° To recognize the efforts made by the municipalities and fractions of municipalities referred to in article L. 133-13 to structure an excellent tourist offer;
2 ° To encourage and enhance the implementation of a project aimed at stimulating long-term tourist visits to the resort through the management of actions and the development of the resources mentioned in article L. 133-13 ;
3 ° To promote, in line with the tourist frequentation of the station, the realization of actions or works of equipment and maintenance relating in particular to the improvement of the conditions of access, circulation, reception, accommodation, stay, embellishment of the living environment, conservation of monuments and sites, cultural creations and events and physical and sporting activities, sanitation and waste treatment.
NOTE: Law 2006-437 2006-04-14 art. 7 VII: The provisions of section 2 of chapter III of title III of book I of the tourism code in the wording resulting from this law come into force within six months from the publication of the decree mentioned in article L. 133-18 of the same code.