CATEGORIZATION OF PLOTS EARMARKE FOR CONSTRUCTION AND THEIR
ARTICLE(1) PLOTS ARE CATEGORIZED INTO THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:
|this includes plots allotted for setting up of projects and
Enterprises ,and are earmarked for industrialists both natural and legal
|Priorities are determined in terms of allotment and
sales are as follows:
|1.Owners of projects and industrial enterprises approved by the
supreme Investment council in accordance with law no .10,year 1991 and
its amendments, And those who have already been issued appropriate
2. investors of the projects and industrial enter prices licensed
In accordance with the provisions of law no.10 for year 1991 ,who
desire to shift
To the industrial city ,or those who have been shifted thereat for
security ,environmental or organizational reasons ,as well as the
investors of projects and industrial enterprises from first and second
categories ,who are licensed under decree no.2680 for year 1977 and who
have been warned of tearing down their industrial workshops for the
sake of building public utility projects ,or have been shifted for
security ,environmental or organizational reasons .
3.industrialists who have acquired new industrial licenses from first
and second categories.
4. Proprietors of other professions from the third category ,defined in
decree no.2680 for year 1977 ,issued permanent or temporary licenses
who have been stipulated to shift to the industrial city . this also
includes third-category professions
Recently licensed .the assessment of the possibility of accommodating
them is determined by the council of the industrial city.
|includes plots earmarked for public utility buildings like fire
brigade stations ,civil defense center, substations and power
transmission stations ,water
Supply stations, hospitals, public dispensaries, cemeteries,
administrative buildings, police stations ,post and telecommunication
| includes plots earmarked for private investments both partial
Whole such as shops ,bazaars ,private banks ,tourist enterprises
,private pre-school nurseries ,cinema theaters ,theaters ,exhibition
halls and show rooms ,vocational training centers ,restaurants
,bakeries ,petrol stations ,hotel….etc.
Plots in this group can be allotted to artificial and Syrian ,Arab ,and
|includes plots appropriated for construction public services
buildings having commercial or invest mental nature such as public
Public insurance companies…..etc. these plots are allotted to relevant
|includes plots appropriated for all types of housing and utility
projects .plots in this group are allotted to the general housing
establishment on stages.
DETERMINING INITIAL AND FINAL OVERALL COST FOR
|initial and final overall cost and price per square meter for the
industrial city for the first stage assessed by competent committee
set up for this
Purpose shall be adopted.
|in case cost of subsequent stage at the industrial city is
As a result of rise in prices of materials ,labor charges and other
expenditures ,price per square meter shall be re-assessed by a competent
committee set up by the city council.
|a-at the end of any stage of the execution of work at the
industrial city ,the city ,the city council shall set up a team of
competent experts ,with the task of determining the actual cost for
that particular stage and the final price per square meter for the
industrial plots. they shall also assess the cost of each of the
accomplished plots based upon their distinctive merits in terms of area
,location and extent of their benefit from the infrastructure ,in such
a way that the total final value of the plots is equal to the actual
cost for that particular stage .and ,difficult to calculate a
b-the actual cost of the city or any of the executed stages shall
include the following expenditures:
1. actual expropriation allowances ,compensations paid to respective
committees, eviction charges ,destruction of tree and plants ,exiting
buildings ,cost of study , topographic &survey work….etc.
2. study and execution as well as maintenance of all infrastructure
Electricity ,water, sanitary drainage systems ,roads ,lighting ,parks
,administrative &services buildings pertaining to the industrial city
3.pay and wages, compensation ,vehicles of transport of personnel,
constitution charges….etc. during the construction period.
4.5%of the total expenditures included in items 1+2+3 above as
administrative charges ,advertisement and promotion ….etc.
5.interests on loans ,if any ,and the interests borne by appropriating
For any the payments mentioned in items 1&2 above.
INVESTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CITY PLOTS AND RELEVANT INVESTMENT CONITIONS
|investment at group-a plots.
|a. plots in this group are designed for investment and
sale to the industrialists mentioned in article(1) of this decision ,in
accordance with mutually agreed contracts on the basis of the
preliminary prices earmarked for each stage subject to increase and
payment for value of respective plots is made as follows:
1. one third of the initial value of the plot ,prior to delivery to
Industrialists of purchased plot/s .the insurance shall be regarded as
part of the value of the purchased plot.
2. two thirds of the initial value of the plot, payable on 10 biannual
With an increase of 5% per annum on the paid installments. the first
Shall be paid six months from the date of allotment ,and the number of
installments can be increased in accordance with the approval of the
minister of local administration& environment .
b.the city council may propose other investment policies for these plots
such as rentals ,partnerships….etc. under a special system endorsed by
the minister of local administration & environment .
Article(6):final price per square meter for the plots as well as their
final value at the end of each stage shall be determined in accordance
with article no.4 of this decision .and ,the price for the first stage
shall be fixed during the first quarter of year
2006 at the price determined does not exceed 25% of the initial price
per square meter.
| insurance premium shall be fixed as 4% of the price of the
by the respective industrialist ,and must not exceed sp 30,000.
Subscription fee is sp 1000.
|sale of the industrial plots shall be advertised at
the time of exaction of the infrastructure works .the relevant
advertisement shall be made in accordance with a decision issued by the
city council for each stage at the premises of the industrial city a in
one of the newspapers in the capital and the electronic media
facilities. A copy of the advertisement shall be circulated to the
respective governorate or province ,with copies sent to both chambers
of commerce and industry .another copy shall also be
Sent to the other concerned authorities .the advertisement must
include the number of plots, their area ,type of industry ,initial
price per square meter ,insurance premium, submission of application.
| the subscription (purchase)application must include the
|1.acopy of the id card or passport .
2.a certified copy of the regular license issued by the concerned
authority in Accordance with the provision of article (1) of this
3.an official receipt regarding settlement of insurance premium by the
Industrialist ,stating amount and date of payment .
4.A form prescribed by the management of the industrial city duly
filled out by the investor. This form must contain the following
|A. full name of the industrial according to his id ,as well as
date of prescription .
B. chosen domicile including detailed address ,telephone number ,fax and
e-mail address ,if any.
C. area desired for purchase .
D .type of industry and volume of water ,electricity and telephone lines
E.A declaration stating that the concerned investor has examined the
System of structural works ,system of investment and the regulation
To the industrial city, as well as a specimen of the contract he should
sign in case he has been allotted a plot. He must pledge to be committed
to carrying out all the obligations provided for in the contract .
F. An undertaking by the subscriber or his legal representative that he
shall be committed to contact the management of the industrial city at
the beginning of .
|Every month (during the first five days of each month),effective
from the beginning of the month following subscription ,and that he
shall submit a written request to verify as to whether his application
has been approved or refused ,and to allot him the land in case of
approval .the management of the industrial city shall provide an early
written reply ,be it positive or negative.
Should the industrial concerned fail to contact the management ,the
council of the industrial city shall have the right to defer his
allotment or cancel it without advance notification.
|G. An undertaking by the subscriber whereby he shall be obliged to
commit himself to the building license and to commence the construction
works within six months from the date of plot allotment .he must also be
committed to complete the building and investment of his enterprise
within the period specified at the licensing decision .any violation of
these commitments ,shall give the right to the city council to cancel
his allotment and prevent his compensation for the built facilities
,except in cases deemed appropriate by the city council.
H. an undertaking by the subscriber to pay an advance payment of 15% of
Value of the land he has subscribed to prior to the date fixed for
And in case of failure to honor his commitment ,allotment shall be
cancelled and the insurance premium shall be confiscated .
I. an undertaking by the subscriber pledging commitment to the license
for building a percentage of at least 70% at the ground floor out of the
allowed area for that floor, and that his built facilities at the ground
floor should represent 55 % of the area licensed for construction as a
first phase on condition that construction of the allowed area be
completed later on.
Any other subject contrary to this shall be out up to the city council
for appropriate decision.
J. An undertaking by the subscriber not to use the allotted land for
purposes other than the prescribed industry (engineering
,foodstuffs, textiles ,chemicals) exclusively licensed for that
purpose .he shall not be permitted to sell, relinquish, or rent out part
or rent out or the whole land until after completion of construction and
investment as per type of licensing ,otherwise the concluded contract
shall be considered null and void ,the allotment cancelled and the
insurance premium shall be confiscated in favour of industrial city
council shall decide on certain force major cases.
K. Any other requirements deemed necessary by the city council such as
number of workers ,project capital …..etc.
|:A. subscription application shall be to the concerned official at
the offices of the industrial city, and all application for the
different industries including chemical, food stuff, textile , and
engineering industries must be entered into a master register which
includes the following details:
|Serial number ,full name ,date of subscription, type of industry,
number and date of license …..etc
B.the pages of the master register must be numbered with the following
words printed on the first page thereof:( this register was opened
on…./…./and consists of …..pages) name.
And signature of the official concerned and the head of competent
department ,and must be signed and stamped by the director general of
the industrial city.
C. A special register earmarked for the investor industrialists must be
opened for each type of chosen industry .the subscriber number as given
in the master register ,serial number according to respective industry
,name and surname of the industrialist ,his address ,date of
subscription ,number and date of the licensing decision ,number and
area of allotted plot ,insurance premium, amount of first advance
payment the second ,date of allotment ,date of handover ,date of
conclusion of contract and the amount paid as well the settled and
overdue installments ….etc .the details noted down on the first page of
the master register must be also noted down on the first page inAddition
to begin signed and stamped.
Studying subscribers applications, allotment and delivery of plots and
|A. the director general shall set up a committee consisting of five
members representing the technical ,investment ,environment ,and
Their documents ,and prepare a list of approved subscribers applications
,verify refused subscribers ,and notify them accordingly .
B. applicants whose applications have been refused shall have the right
to raise an objection
With the offices of the industrial city eithin ten days from date of
objection with the offices of the industrial city within ten days from
date of notification ,and the submmited objects shall be presented to
the city council for final decision within one week from date of
submission to the council.
C. the committee shall prepare a list of the short listed applicants
approved for allotment according to their turns noted down in the
master subscription register based on the priority mentioned in
Article(1) of this decision ,and in accordance with the type of
industry, wherebyEach industrialist is given a turn number noted down in
his allotment .the list shall be signed by .
The committee and allotment must be commensurate with the size and
nature of the proposed project and on condition that the allotment does
not exceed the need of the nature of the project in accordance with the
licensing decision ,taking into consideration the project in accordance
with The licensing decision ,taking into consideration the future
expansion requirement .allotment shall take place after completing the
minimum infrastructure works.
D. the committee shall prepare a table and a layout for the plots ready
for allotment depending on The type of industry .this information
shall be included in both the table and the layout i.e plot number,
area of the plots being allotted and the names of the industrialist s
who have been allotted at the notice board of the industrial city or the
subscriber industrialists to see prior to allotment And to pay an
advance amount of 15% of the value of the plot begin assigned within a
time Not to exceed one day before allotment ,which must be duly notified
to the persons concerned.
E. the committee shall assign the industrialists in accordance with the
final list mentioned in item d above .and each industrialist shall
choose his /s he subscribed for in accordance with his turn in the
final list after physically inspecting the plot allotted to him.
F. the committee shall prepare a table of the names of allotted persons
,in which name and surname of the industrialists concerned, number of
plot ,area ,and type of industry are noted down. the table shall
thereafter be signed by the committee and director general of the
industrial city ,and shall be endorsed by the chief of city council
after having it presented to the council.
G. the directorate of investment and marketing shall, in accordance with
the allotment table mentioned in item f above ,prepare an allotment
report for minutes for each industrialist in which the date of allotment
,name and surname of assignee ,number and area of plot as well as the
type of industry….etc. the allotment report must also include a
declaration by the allotted industrialist that he has been assigned the
plot after inspecting of the same .he must also state that he pledges to
report to the industrial city within one week from the date of the
allotment report so that he be handed over his plot and the respective
contract be signed .failing these measures ,the city council shall have
the right to cancel the allotment without prior notification .the report
shall be signed by the allotted industrialist ,the competent official
,and the chief of investment & marketing directorate ,with a copy of
the same delivered to the concerned industrialist and the original copy
Retained by the investment & marketing directorate in the industrialist
,s file .A copy thereof shall also be handed over to the technical
H. the directorate of investment & marketing shall open a file for each
industrialist in which all
The documents already submitted by him during the subscription period in
addition to the allotment report ,handover report ,a copy of the
concluded contract ,the payments made as well as over due payments,
along with copy of the construction license and other relevant
documents…..etc shall be kept.
I. the industrialist plots shall be handed over to their beneficiaries
by the technical department after payment of one third of value of the
plot ,and shall prepare the appropriate handover report with all
information mentioned in the allotment report included along with an
industrial undertaking to report to the industrial city for signing the
sale contract and payment of the due financial obligations shall prompt
the city council to cancel the subscriber's allotment and refund the
amounts paid after confiscating .
J. the hand-over report shall be signed by the technical office
,marketing department ,the buyer industrialist ,the director general
.the inspection carried out by the buyer shall be regarded as
comprehensive and not subject ignorance as to the location ,its nature
,and acceptance of the allotted plot in its present situation .A copy of
the minutes of the report shall be delivered to the buyer, with the
original copy retained in his file.
K. the marketing and investment department shall on the responsibility
of a first grade official earmark a special register properly numbered
and stamped with a page assigned to each plot for
Inclusion of the entire related to that plot as well as the details
thereof and the physical inspection entitlement certificate.
|The insurance premium provided for in article(7) of this decision
shall be regarded as part of the value of the plot once the purchase
order has been approved ,and shall be refunded to owner within one month
from the date of refusal in case his request has not been approved .the
insurance amount shall be confiscated in favour of the industrial city
in the event of withdrawal or breach of the provisions of this decision
after approval has been granted.
|The council of the industrial city shall work out a mutual
agreement contract with the provisions of this decision to ensure the
rights and obligation of the two contracting parties, and must include
the following details:
A. the initial contract value in addition to the increases on the
B. initial price per square meter ,subject to increase and decease
C. method of payment and amount and date of payment of each installment
An increase of 5% per annum on due installments.
- In case the beneficiary fail to pay two installments on their due date
,he would be served notice -warning him about annulment of allotted plot
within three months from the maturity date of the last installment ,and
a financial fine of 1% per month of the value of installment specified
in the contract for the delay period for each installment .failure to
settle the overdue payment ,the contract shall be cancelled and the
amounts already paid shall be refunded minus the insurance premium and
the fines imposed.
- the beneficiary shall be exempted from payment of the 5% increase the
installments in case
He should desire to pay the contract value all at once without
-the second party shall undertake to pay the difference between the
final contract value and the initial value therefore within a period
defined by the city council after determining the price per square
meter and assessing the final price of the plot .
- the second party shall be committed not to use the plot except for
what it has been prepared for in accordance with the licensing and
designation decision ,i.e. within the confines of the same industry
(chemical, textile, foodstuff or engineering) .Any violation will result
in cancellation of the contract .
-the second party shall be committed to carry out the construction
license in accordance with the provision of article 9, item I of this
decision. the six month from the date of allotment ,and in case of
failure to carry out these obligation ,the city council shall have the
right to cancel the contract and confiscate the insurance premium.
-the second party shall be committed and end his facilities ,and to
commence the investment process within the period specified in the
licensing decision .the city council shall have the right to extend this
-the second party shall be committed not to commence production until he
has been issued the decision approving commencement of investment by the
industrial city ,and committee shall be set up for that purpose to
ensure compliance with the following requirements:
A. Implementation of industrial safety
B. completion of the facades of the building in accordance with the
C. Abidance with the environmental control at the enterprise in
accordance with the Syrian standards specifications.
-the second party shall be committed not sell, surrender or rent out the
plot or any part thereof before completing the entire construction as
per designated category (chemical, textile, engineering or foodstuff)and
subsequent investment ,and after obtaining the approval of the
industrial city council and issuance of the administrative licensing
decision as well as obtaining decision as well as obtaining the
appropriate financial release .any violation of the above requirements
shall result in cancellation of the contract and confiscation of the
In favour of the industrial city .the industrialist in this case shall
not be compensated for the cost of the facilities and the plot and all
its assets shall be seized in favour of the industrial city .
--the second party shall be committed to the building system, the
relevant layouts, the investment law and the technical defined at the
-the right of the first party shall be ensured in case the second
Party should apply for a loan from any bank.
-the second party(the investor) shall bear all the taxes, fees and
charges incurred on conclusion of the sale contract.
-the insurance premium mentioned in the contract shall be regarded as
the right of the first party in case the second party should breach the
terms and conditions provided there in.
-Appropriate action taken by the city council to ensure the rights of
both parties and achieve public interest shall be taken into
Second: Investment of group B plots:
|the industrial city shall provide the plots allotted for
construction of public building referred to in article(1) –b- to public
authorities in accordance with the required area as defined in the
layouts of the industrial city without reimbursement ,and the public
sector shall build and invest the offered plot at its own expense.
Third: investment of group c plots:
|investment shall take place in accordance with one of the
following methods after working out the required documents for the
technical ,legal and financial conditions:
1.selling the land plot through public auction
2.partnership through agreement with the council
3.investment through BOT.
Fourth: investment of group D plots:
| investment under this category takes place according to
mutually agreed selling contracts based upon
The final price estimated by the council of the industrial city,
Provided that the entire value paid on handover of the plot.
Fifth: investment of group E plots(housing):
|land earmarked for housing shall be invested by the general housing
establishment and the industrial city.
|licenses shall be issued to interested investors by the management
of the industrial city within 48 hours following finalization of all
relevant documents and attestation of related drawings layouts by the
engineers association as well as of the incurred financial fees to the
|the administrative license be issued to the investing industrialist
by the council of the industrial city after completing all relevant
documents needed for the license in accordance with the provisions of
legislative decree no.57 dated 6/9/2004 and its executive instructions.
|in case of cancellation of allotment for any group –a investor
industrialist as a result of violating the investment conditions or
contractual obligations, the amounts paid from value of the plot shall
be paid returned minus the insurance
Premium and other financial fees related to the plot. the investor
Industrialist shall not in such a case be compensated for the cost of
the constructions and other expenditures except for certain
Circumstances deemed appropriate by the city council .
|the investor industrialist in group-A plots shall not be permitted
to build and invest his enterprise for purposes other
Has been defined at the licensing decision. Any contravention in this
regard shall lead to cancellation of the contract ,and the
industrialist concerned shall be held fully responsible and will not be
compensated for the cost of the built facilities .the entire plot along
with its assets shall be confiscated in favour of the industrial city.
|The industrialist investing the plots in group A shall not the
rught to sell ,surrender or rent out his plot or any part thereof until
after completion of construction works and investment for the purposes
specified in the licensing decision
And after obtaining the approval of the industrial city council. he must
also have paid all due financial obligations .failure to comply will
result in cancellation of the selling contract with the industrialist
concerned held fully responsible and his plot and anything thereon
confiscated in favour of the industrial city.
|In the event of cancellation of allotment of industrial plots for
any of the subscribing investors in group A, his allotted land shall be
sold in accordance with the prevailing prices of the stage during which
sale and investment is taking place.
|The buyer or investor shall bear all fees ,financial charges and
expenditures arising from conclusion of the purchase or investment
|Investor industrialist of group-A plot investment shall be exempted
from awaiting their land allotment turn in either of the following two
A. investors desire to pay the subscribed land all at once without
B. investors desire to invest in a large strategically important project
with a capital of at least sp 350 million ,and that he undertakes to
carry out and invest the project within the licensing decision.
|The investor industrialist subscribing for group –a plots shall be
permitted to register the ownership of the land in his name after
settlement of its final price and after building and investing his
project in accordance for the purpose identified ,and the firs party
shall submit the necessary documents accordingly.
|The industrial city council shall have the right to propose
amendments of the article of this system whenever necessary in
accordance with a decision by the minister of local administration &
|The status of all subscribed and allocated industrialists who have
been handed over their plots prior to issuance of this decision shall be
adjusted in accordance with its provisions, excluding the industrialist
with whom contracts have been concluded.
|This decision shall be implemented with effect from date of