Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning
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MINISTER ŠTROMAR AT 78TH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND LAND MANAGEMENT AND MINISTERIAL MEETING TAKING PLACE IN GENEVA
 
9 November 2017 - 78th session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management and Ministerial Meeting taking place in Geneva from 8 - 10 November 2017.

The 78th session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management is taking place from 8 to 10 November 2017 in Geneva. A Ministerial Segment on 9 November 2017 is included, attended also by Minister of Construction and Physical Planning of the Republic of Croatia Predrag Štromar, and organised as a forum for a high-level exchange of experiences and views on progress and challenges related to the implementation of recent international agreements in the field of sustainable development and housing. More information...


ESI funds

 

ENERGY RENOVATION OF MULTI-RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS  
 

8. November 2017. - Under the Call for 'Energy renovation of multi-residential buildings', up to 7 November 2017, a total of 309 contracts were signed on allocation of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. To remind, the Ministry's call was open for submission of applications in the period from 17 October 2016 to 31 January 2017, and under the call 649 applications were received, out of which 596 projects meet the eligibility criteria. The amount of total investment exceeds one billion kuna, with more than 560 million kuna consisting of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. More information...


ESI funds

 

ENERGY RENOVATION OF NURSERY SCHOOLS, SCHOOLS, AND PUPIL HOMES...  
 

8. November 2017. - Under the Call for 'Energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public institutions performing educational activities', up to 7 November 2017, a total of 146 contracts were signed on allocation of grants from the European Regional Development Fund. To remind, the Ministry's call was open for submission of applications in the period from 22 November 2016 to 20 February 2017. Contracting of 214 projects of energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public institutions performing educational activities is under way, and to these projects more than 342 million kuna of grants from the ERDF shall be allocated. More information...


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TURKISH AMBASSADOR BABÜR HIZLAN ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Tuesday, 7 November 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received the inaugural visit of Turkish Ambassador Babür Hızlan.

The Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning was the first ministry to which Ambassador Hızlan payed an inaugural visit upon taking over the duty of Turkish Ambassador in Zagreb and exchanged with Minister Štromar information on various projects by Turkish investors that are under way in Croatia. 
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DANISH AMBASSADOR CHRISTIAN THORNING ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Wednesday, 4 October 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received the inaugural visit of Danish Ambassador Christian Thorning.

The topics talked about at the meeting were the future cooperation between our two countries, including also within the scope of the EU framework, as well as the forthcoming event on Smart urban municipalities/cities and energy efficient industries to be held in Zagreb on 13 October. The event is organised by the Embassy of Denmark with the goal of showcasing Danish and Croatian achievements, and with Minister Štromar being among the speakers delivering a welcome address. More information...


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WORKING VISIT OF CHINESE DELEGATION TO THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION AND PHYSICAL PLANNING 
 

On Monday, 25 September 2017, State Secretary Dunja Magaš and Assistant Minister Maja-Marija Nahod received a working visit of a Chinese delegation of six members led by Junkuo ZHANG, Vice President of the Development Research Center (DRC), who has the title of Deputy Minister.

It is a Chinese delegation of the Development Research Center (DRC), which operates directly under the State Council, or the Government of the People's Republic of China, respectively. State Secretary Magaš informed the delegation of projects of the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, and the subject of further talks was the possible cooperation within the strategic project 'One Belt, One Road', with one of the goals being linking the infrastructure of Asia, Europe and Africa. More information...


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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR LEGALISATION OF BUILDINGS – NEW DEADLINE ON 30 JUNE 2018
 

Pursuant to the Amendments to the Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings (Official Gazette 65/17)  the time period for submission of applications for legalisation has been reopened – until 30 June 2018.

The requirements for legalisation have remained the same, i.e., only those buildings can be legalised that have been developed, i.e., that are visible on the digital orthophoto map of the State Geodetic Administration prepared on the basis of aerial images that were taken as of 21 June 2011 or on other state orthophoto maps, or cadastral plan or other official cartographic base generated prior to 21 June 2011. Legalisation of buildings built after 21 June 2011 will not be possible pursuant to the Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings neither on the basis of a new application. More information...

 
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HUNGARIAN AMBASSADOR H.E. JÓZSEF ZOLTÁN MAGYAR PAYS VISIT TO MINISTER ŠTROMAR
 
On Monday, 4 September 2017, Minister of Construction and Physical Plannning Štromar held a meeting with Hungarian Ambassador to Croatia H.E. József Zoltán Magyar.
 
Minister Štromar informed Ambassador Magyar about the current projects of the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning. Furthermore, both sides pointed out their satisfaction with the cooperation to date and expressed their wish for further deepening of relations. More information...


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CANADIAN AMBASSADOR DANIEL MAKSYMIUK ON INAUGURAL VISIT TO MINISTER PREDRAG ŠTROMAR
 
On Friday, 1 September 2017, Minister Predrag Štomar received an inaugural visit by Ambassador of Canada to Croatia H.E. Daniel Maksymiuk.
 
The meeting took place in a very cordial and friendly atmosphere, with both sides agreeing on the continuation and further intensification of the existing good cooperation, and with both sides fully available to provide the necessary support. More information...


Energy Efficiency

 

WORKS BEGIN TO MAKE VARAŽDIN GENERAL HOSPITAL ENERGY EFFICIENT
 
16 August 2017 - The energy efficiency of seven buildings of Varaždin's General Hospital will be improved by the end of 2018, an investment of HRK 83.5 million which will be paid in instalments over the next 14 years by saving on energy sources, it was said in the northern city on Wednesday, at the launching of the works.

'In terms of the high standards and financial resources, this hospital is ranking as the fourth project in Croatia, and as the third among hospitals' said Željko Uhlir, State Secretary at the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, adding that by such projects energy is saved, CO2 emissions are reduced, and economy, or the construction sector, respectively, are fostered.  More information...


Energy Efficiency

 

GRANT AGREEMENTS SIGNED ON ENERGY RENOVATION OF SCHOOLS IN VARAŽDIN COUNTY 
 

21 July 2017 - At a ceremony held at the Elementary school Veliki Bukovec, the minister of construction and physical planning Predrag Štomar, and the acting director of the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency prof. Ljubomir Majdandžić, PhD, have signed today Grant agreements with beneficiaries under the Call for 'Energy renovation of buildings and use of renewable energy sources in public institutions performing educational activities'. More information...


Energy Efficiency

 

FIRST 32 AGREEMENTS SIGNED UNDER THE CALL FOR 'ENERGY RENOVATION OF MULTI-RESIDENTIAL BUILIDINGS'
 

11 July 2017 - At the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning a press conference was held by the minister of construction and physical planning Predrag Štomar, and the acting director of the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency prof. Ljubomir Majdandžić, PhD, on occasion of signing of the first agreements on grant funds under the Call for 'Energy renovation of multi-residential buildings'. 32 agreements were signed under which more than 66 million kuna of grant funds shall be allocated from the European Regional Development Fund.

Minister Štromar, presenting the results of the Call, pointed out that the amount of the total investment exceeded one billion kuna, out of which more than 560 million kuna are grant funds from the European Regional Development Fund. More information...

 
Energy renovation of family houses

 

INFORMATION ON THE STATUS OF PREPARATION OF THE CALL FOR ENERGY RENOVATION OF FAMILY HOUSES  
 

30 June 2017  - Due to the high interest of the professional community as well as of the general public, the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning informs all those concerned about the status of preparation and publication of the Call for submission of design proposals for energy renovation of family houses. More information...

 
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HANDOVER OF OFFICE CARRIED OUT 
 

Today, on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at 10.00 hours, handover of office has been carried out at the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning between the new minister Predrag Štromar and the outgoing minister Lovro Kuščević. Minister Štromar was handed over a report on the Ministry's work during the previous term of office. After a half-hour talk minister Štromar and former minister Kuščević delivered their statements to the media. More information...

   
Energy Efficiency

 

ENERGY CERTIFICATION OF BUILDINGS 
 

On the date of entry to the European Union the obligation commenced of issuing energy certificates for existing buildings or self-contained building units that are being sold, and as of 01 January 2016 there is the obligation of obtaining energy certificates also for buildings that are rented out or leased and have a total useful floor area of more than 50 m², or are a separate part of a building that has a total useful floor area of more than 50 m², regardless of the floor area of that particular part.
 

For those properties for which rent or lease contracts were concluded before 01 January 2016, energy certificates are not obligatory until the expire of the respective contractual obligations. Likewise, renting in this context shall not apply to the tourist activity, therefore providers of accommodation services in holiday flats, apartments and houses are not obliged to obtain energy certificates. More information...

  
Construction

 

FOREIGN PERSONS PERFORMING PHYSICAL PLANNING AND BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
 

A foreign legal person that is established in an EEA contracting state and performs physical planning, design and/or professional construction supervision activities, construction activities, building project management activities or activities of testing and preliminary studies may perform in the Republic of Croatia, on a temporary or occasional basis, those activities which it is certified to perform pursuant to the legislation of the country in which it is established, after it submits a written statement to that effect to the Ministry.


The statement form
 with enclosures shall be sent by mail to the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning. More information...

 
Construction

 

FOREIGN PERSONS PERFORMING PHYSICAL PLANNING AND BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
 

Establishing of compliance (validation) of designs is prescribed by Articles 96 and 97 of the Building Act (OG 153/13).

The main design and detailed design developed according to foreign regulations shall be deemed as designs developed in accordance with this Act (OG 153/13), provided that the procedure of establishing compliance with the Croatian legislation and the code of practice (hereinafter: validation) was carried out. More information...

    
Energy Efficiency

 

ENERGY RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS 
 

Significant financial savings are achieved by energy renovation of buildings, that is, by increase in energy efficiency. Energy audit implementation is the first step in the energy renovation of buildings.
 

The term „energy renovation“ implies, among other things, increasing the heat retention of the external building envelope, replacement of outer window and door frames and replacement or upgrading of the heating system. More information...

 


 
 
 
     
 
 
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