Local administration of agricultural areas
Arable land includes fully cultivated land, surface cultivated land and inland pastures.
Fully cultivated land
Agricultural area which has been plowed and can still be plowed further. The area can be used for the cultivation of field crops or meadows and pastures renewed by plowing.
Surface cultivated land
Agricultural area largely cleared and leveled so that it can be harvested mechanically.
Pasture not mechanically harvestable. At least 50% of the area must be covered with herbaceous species. The area should be fenced unless it has natural boundaries such as rivers, lakes, sea, mountains, etc. Areas of woods, peat bogs, lakes and rocks each exceeding 1.0 decare are deducted.
Area which, after cultivation of the land, meets the standard for easy or less easy arable land, and which meets the climatic and soil conditions for crops.
The conversion of cultivated and cultivable lands are distributed over different objectives according to the law on town planning and construction:
1. Construction areas Including residential areas with associated facilities, shops, offices, industry, buildings for recreation (recreation huts with ancillary toilets), as well as sites for buildings public (state, departmental and municipal) for a specified use, other buildings for a specific use defined for the general public, inns and catering establishments and garages and service stations.
2. Agricultural areas Including agricultural and forestry areas, reindeer herding and market gardening.
3. Public traffic areas Roads – for the purposes of this Act this also includes streets with sidewalks, paths, cycle paths, courtyards and squares – bridges, canals, railways, trams, bus stations, parking areas, ports, airports and other traffic facilities and the land necessary for the facilities and means of securing traffic areas, etc.
4. Public outdoor recreation areas Parks, hiking trails, campgrounds, play and sports areas and sea areas used for such activities.
5. Dangerous areas Areas for high voltage installations, shooting ranges, stores of flammable products and other installations which may represent a danger to the public, and areas where, due to the risk of landslides, floods or other special hazards, construction is not permitted or is only permitted under special conditions for safety reasons.
6. Special areas Including areas of private roads, camping, areas of installations in the ground and in watercourses or marine installations, areas with buildings and facilities which should be preserved due to of their historical, ancient or other value, fishing establishments, reindeer herding areas, outdoor recreation areas not included in point 4, green belts in industrial areas, nature conservation areas , climate conservation areas, water supply sources with catchment area, areas of unobstructed visibility near roads, areas where construction is restricted around airports, and areas and facilities for the operation of radio navigation aids outside airports, areas for the installation and operation of municipal technical facilities, cemeteries and cemeteries, water and sanitation facilities, areas for construction and operation of energy production or district heating installations, cable cars, amusement parks, golf courses, stone quarries, etc. he extraction sites and other areas causing significant encroachment on the land, the facilities of the Telecommunications Administration and the exercise areas with ancillary facilities for the Defense Forces and Civil Protection.
7. Common areas Common exit routes and parking areas, common play areas for children, yards and other areas common to several properties.
8. Areas to be Renewed Densely built areas that need to be totally renovated or improved.
Several land use categories can be established within the same territory or in the same building. However, the land use categories outdoor recreation area and nature conservation area cannot be combined with the agricultural area category. It may also be stipulated that an area or building, after a specifically defined period of time or when other specific conditions have been met, must be transferred from one land use category to another.