The area of an outline plan allocated for present or future industry/commerce/other types of employment.
The area set aside in the outline plan of a locality for building (residential, employment, public buildings, open public spaces and other) usually for the future use.
A detailed plan is a plan that contains enough provisions so that building permits may be issued on its basis, without the need for any other plan. The minimal specification required in a detailed plan is the minimal plot area, the maximal building area, the height of the building and the building lines or setbacks … read more
Any detailed or outline plan (other than a national outline plan), after it is provisionally accepted by the planning authorities, must be deposited for public review. There must be public notification of deposition, and a period of time (a minimum of 60 days) during which anyone affected by the plan may object to it and/or … read more
When a building (or part of it) has no permit, the building authorities may issue a demolition order for it. Demolition orders are not necessarily carried out, but may be actualized any time in the future. If a demolition order was issued, the landlord may submit a request for a building permit to render the … read more
Areas declared by an Israeli military commander of the West Bank to be closed for anyone not specifically authorized to enter it. Closed military zones sometimes apply to the area around an army base, e.g., the military headquarters in Beit El; but in other cases they cover vast areas of land which are rarely used … read more
The Civil Administration is the agency responsible for the civilian aspects of life in Area C. It is part of the Israeli military apparatus that runs the area. The CA implements government policy in land-related issues, including planning and building. It is also responsible for many other issues, including the authority to issue or refuse … read more
The amount of land (usually expressed as percentage of the plot area) which can be built on, or covered, by the building, according to the provisions of the approved plan. For example, if the valid pan allows a building of 3 floors with coverage of 30 percent to be erected, this means that the building … read more
Virtually all building (including for residential, agricultural, employment or other purposes, and including most building alterations and additions) must receive a permit. In principle, the permit must be obtained before the building is carried out, but building may also be retroactively permitted. Building permits can be granted only in line with an approved plan that … read more
The number of residential units that can be built, according to the provisions of the plan that applies there, expressed in the number of housing units per a standard land measure, such as hectare, dunam (10 dunams equal one hectare) or acre. In urban areas, the building density is usually much higher than in rural … read more