URBAN PLANNING CODE
(Decree nº 80-694 of September 4, 1980 art. 11 Official Journal of September 7, 1980)(Decree n ° 2001-260 of March 27, 2001 art. 3 Official Journal of March 28, 2001)
(Regulatory Part – Decrees of the Council of State)
CHAPTER IV: Light leisure
dwellings Article R444-1
The provisions of this chapter are applicable in all municipalities, even if they have a local urban plan made public or approved or one of the town planning documents in lieu thereof.
(inserted by Decree nº 80-694 of September 4, 1980 art. 11 Official Journal of September 7, 1980)Are called light leisure dwellings within the meaning of this code of constructions for non-professional use, removable or transportable and meeting the conditions set by article R. 111-16 of the construction and housing code.
(Decree nº 80-694 of September 4, 1980 art. 11 Official Journal of September 7, 1980)(Decree n ° 84-227 of March 29, 1984 art. 22 Official Journal of March 31, 1984 date of entry into force APRIL 1, 1984)(Decree nº 86-514 of March 14, 1986 art. 7 Official Journal of March 16, 1986)(Decree nº 93-614 of March 26, 1993 art. 10 Official Journal of March 28, 1993)
Lightweight leisure accommodation may only be set up under the following conditions:
a) In authorized permanent camping and caravan sites, in accordance with the regulations applicable to these types of accommodation, provided that the number of lightweight accommodation is less than thirty-five or 20 per cent. 100 of the number of locations.
b) In land specially designated for this use. In this case, the land is subject to a planning permission issued in the forms and deadlines mentioned in Articles R. 443-7-1 to R. 443-8 and which requires the construction, by the builder, of common facilities under the conditions defined by a joint decree of the ministers responsible for the economy, town planning, public health and tourism.
c) In holiday villages classified as light accommodation and in the outbuildings of approved family holiday homes, in accordance with the regulations applicable to these types of accommodation regardless of the number of light accommodation.
In the cases referred to in a and b above, whether the land is intended to be exploited by rental or transfer of sites, the authorization to develop imposes on the builder the obligation to ensure or to ensure the management of the sites. common parts. The beneficiary of the authorization can only start operating the land after having obtained the certificate confirming the completion of the work mentioned in article R. 443-8.
The service examining the request for authorization to develop land intended for the reception of light leisure dwellings consults as necessary the authorities and public services empowered to request that the contributions mentioned in article L be prescribed. . 332-12. In the absence of a response within one month, these authorities and public services are deemed to have no contribution proposal to make.
The authorization to develop land intended for the reception of light leisure dwellings lists those of the contributions provided for in Article L. 332-12 that it makes, where applicable, payable by the beneficiary of the authorization.
In the event that the participation for the financing of exceptional public facilities mentioned in c of article L. 332-12 or the flat-rate contribution mentioned in d of the same article is required, the planning permission fixes the amount and states the method of evaluation of the latter.
When the flat-rate contribution includes a free transfer of land, the authorization determines the area to be transferred and mentions the value determined by the director of tax services.
When the flat-rate contribution includes the payment of the contribution provided for in Article L. 332-9 in the overall development programs and the beneficiary pays it in whole or in part in accordance with Article L. 332- 10 in the form of execution of works or contribution of land, the authorization to develop mentions:
– the characteristics of the works and their value determined by mutual agreement between the petitioner and the competent authority to issue the authorization ;
– the area of land to be contributed as well as their value determined by the director of tax services.
(Decree nº 80-694 of September 4, 1980 art. 11 Official Journal of September 7, 1980)(Decree n ° 84-227 of March 29, 1984 art. 22 Official Journal of March 31, 1984 date of entry into force April 1, 1984)In the event that the operation referred to in Article R. 443-3 b above involves both the establishment of light leisure homes and the parking of caravans, the authorization to develop takes the place of the authorization provided for in Articles R. 443-7 to R. 443-8. It imposes the delimitation of spaces and fixes the maximum number of spaces reserved for parking caravans.