Park Regulation

1. General provisions

 

Art. 1. Iron Gates Natural Park is a protected natural area of national interest established under the Law no. 5/2000 on the approval of the National Territorial Arrangement Plan – section III – protected areas.

Art. 2.(1) Iron Gates Natural Parkbelongs to the category of natural parks that, according to the Government’s Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, aims at the protection and conservation of certain landscape units where the interaction of human activities with nature over time has created a distinct area, with significant landscape and/or cultural value, often with high biological diversity.

(2) Management of the Iron Gates Natural Parkseeks to maintain the harmonious interaction of the humankind with nature by protecting habitat and landscape diversity, promoting the preservation of traditional land use, encouraging and reinforcing the activities, practices and traditional culture of the local population. It also offers the public opportunities for recreation and tourism and encourages scientific and educational activities.

(3) Iron Gates Natural Parkcorresponds to IUCN category V “Landscape protected: protected area managed mainly for landscape conservation and recreation”.

Art. 3. The surface of the Iron Gates Natural Park, according to the Law no. 5/2000 is 115,655.80 ha, being comprised within the limits established by the Government Decision no. 230/2003.

Art. 4. The responsibility of the Iron Gates Natural Park management, according to the Administration Contract no. 731/22.05.2004 concluded between the Ministry of the Environment and Water Management and the National Forest Administration – ROMSILVA, falls on the Iron Gates Natural Park Administration.

 2. Financial resources and tariffs charged

Art. 5. Financial resources of the Park Administration, required for its operation and the implementation of the Management Plan, are ensured from the budget of the central public authority responsible for the protection of the environment.

Art. 6.(1) For the completion of the financial resources necessary for the proper management of the Iron Gates Natural Park, according to the Management Plan, the Park Administration may establish a system of tariffs.

(2) The tariffs referred to in paragraph (1) shall be set up as own revenue for the Park Administration, shall be endorsed in accordance with the legislation in forceand can be used by it to achieve the goals of the Management Plan.

(3) From the tariffs referred to in paragraph (1), those established for visiting the protected area, for analyzing documentation and issuing the permits required by law, for taking pictures and filming for commercial purposes shall be endorsed by the central public authority responsible for environment and forest protection, by the directorate responsible for the administration of the protected natural areas.

Art. 7. The management of the financial resources of the Iron Gates Natural Parkfalls on the Park Administration and shall be subject to compliance with the legal provisions in force.

3. Activities allowed in the Iron Gates Natural Park, following the endorsement by the Park Administration  

 Art. 8. In full protection areas, the following activities are allowed:

a) Scientific and educational;

b) Ecotourism activities that do not require completion of constructions/ investment;

c) Rational use of grasslands for mowing and/or grazing only with domestic animals, the property of the members of the communities that hold pastures or the right to use them in any form recognized by the national legislation in force on the surfaces, within the periods and with the species and the total numbers endorsed by the Park Administration, so as not to damage natural habitats and flora and fauna species present;

d) Operatively locating and extinguishing fires;

e) Interventions for environmental reconstruction of the natural ecosystems and the rehabilitation of improper or degraded ecosystems, with the approval of the natural protected area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council and approved by the central public authority for environment and forest protection;

f) The actions for the elimination of the effects of disasters, with the approval of the protected natural area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council and the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection. Where natural hazards affect forest areas, elimination of the effects thereof is made with the approval of the natural protected area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, and with the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection;

g) The actions to prevent mass multiplication of forest pests, which require tree extractions, and the monitoring actions thereof ;

h) The actions to combat mass propagation of forest pests, requiring the evacuation of timber material from the forest, where multiplication outbreaks occur, with the approval of the Administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, and with the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection.

Art. 9. In areas of sustainable management, the following activities are allowed:

a) Scientific and educational;

b) Ecotourism activities that do not require completion of constructions/ investment;

c) Rational use of grasslands for mowing and/or grazing only with domestic animals, by the owner who hold pastures or the right to use them in any form recognized by the national legislation in force on the surfaces, within the periods and with the species and the total numbers endorsed by the Park Administration, so as not to damage natural habitats and flora and fauna species present;

d) Operatively locating and extinguishing fires;

e) Interventions for maintaining habitats in order to protect certain species, groups of species or biotic communities that are the subject of protection, with the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection, with the approval of the administration of the protected natural area, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, the provisional action plan developed and valid until the entry into force of the Management Plan;

f) Interventions for environmental reconstruction of the natural ecosystems and the rehabilitation of improper or degraded ecosystems, with the approval of the natural protected area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council and approved by the central public authority for environment and forest protection;

g) The actions for the elimination of the effects of disasters, with the approval of the protected natural area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, approved by the central public authority for environment and forest protection. Where natural hazards affect forest areas, elimination of the effects thereof is made with the approval of the natural protected area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, subsequently approved by the central public authority for environment and forest protection;

h) The activities to protect forests, the actions to prevent the mass propagation of forest pests, requiring the evacuation of timber material from the forest in amounts that exceed the provisions of the arrangements, are performed with the approval of the natural protected area administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council and, subsequently, with the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection;

i) The traditional activities of renewable resources use, within the limits of the productive capacity and support capacity of the ecosystems, with low-impact technologies, such as the harvesting of wild berries, mushrooms and medicinal plants, in compliance with the norms in force. They can be conducted only by natural and legal persons who own/manage lands within the park or by the local communities, with the approval of the natural protected area administration;

j) Traditional activities of farmland cultivation and livestock farming, as well as other traditional activities carried out by local communities;

k) Care and directing works of arboreta and conservation works;

l) Application of sylviculture treatments that promote natural regeneration of arboreta: the treatment of transformation logging for gardening, the treatment of gardened and quasi-gardened logging, the treatment of progressive classical logging or at the edges of the massif, the treatment of  successive classical logging or at the edge of the massif, the treatment of logging in the grove, acacia areas and in poplar and willow parks. In the case of Euramerican poplar arboreta, one can also apply the treatment of the logging shaved in small parquets, and in the case of spruce arboreta, shaved logging on plots up to 1 ha;

m) Hunting activities with the approval of the harvest quotas and the hunting actions by the administrator of the protected natural area. Harvest quota approval by the administrator of the protected natural area is based on the decision of the Scientific Council;

n) Recreational fishing activities.

Art. 10. In the areas of sustainable development investment/development activities are allowed, with priority to the activities of tourist interest, but complying with the principle of sustainable use of natural resources and prevention of any significant adverse effects on biological diversity, in accordance with the provisions of the management plans:

a) Hunting activities;

b) Traditional activities of farmland cultivation and livestock farming;

c) Recreational and industrial fishing activities and pisciculture;

d) Activities of exploitation of non-renewable mineral resources, within the perimeter and area existing on the date of approval of the management plan, without increasing their surface;

e) Care and directing works of arboreta and conservation works;

f) Application of sylvan treatments that promote natural regeneration of arboreta: the treatment of transformation logging for gardening, the treatment of gardened and quasi-gardened logging, the treatment of progressive classical logging or at the edges of the massif, the treatment of  successive classical logging or at the edge of the massif, the treatment of logging in the grove, acacia areas and in poplar and willow parks. In the sustainable development areas in the national parks, one can apply the treatment of shaved logging in spruce arboreta on surfaces up to one ha, as well as the treatment of shaved logging in small parquets in the Euramerican poplar arboreta. In the sustainable development areas in the national parks, one can also apply the treatment of shaved logging in small parquets in the spruce arboreta surfaces up to 1 ha and Euramerican poplar;

g) Activities specific to the ecological production mode of land cultivation and livestock farming, in accordance with the specific legislation of the ecological agriculture system;

h) Other traditional activities carried out by local communities;

i) Investment/development activities, with the approval of the protected natural area administrators for each target, according to the legally approved zoning plans.

Art. 11.(1) Any natural or legal person conducting activities in the Iron Gates Natural Park, namely: constructions and investment of any kind, research, various projects implementation, land arrangement or other types of activities, shall request an approval from the Park Administration .

(2) In order to request the approval, the natural and legal persons shall submit to the Park Administration a documentation that should include the following documents:

a) For civil or industrial constructions/investment located in the sustainable development areas or in the sustainable management areas of the Iron Gates Natural Park:

i) Request by the work’s beneficiary, asking for the approval to be issued.

ii) Title deed, land registry excerpt, sale-purchase contract or land management contract, concession contract, contract of temporary use, as well as the land owner’s consent, in the case of the administration or temporary use right.

iii) Planning certificate issued by the local public authorities.

iv) Technical memorandum concerning the description of the works to be carried out for the construction/investment, investment destination.

v) Site layout drawing, according to the PUG endorsed by the Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park.

vi) Detailed plan of the construction/investment with the topographic coordinates of the land and of the construction/investment.

vii) Biodiversity study, when the construction/investment makes changes to the natural landscape and is enforced in the area of sustainable management of the Iron Gates Natural Park, study conducted by a natural/legal person authorized in this regard.

The study should reveal how the construction/investment shall influence the existence of species and habitats from the Iron Gates Natural Park area, as well as the actions taken by the request’s beneficiary for countering potential adverse effects.

b) For mineral aggregate exploitation quarries located in the sustainable development areas of the Iron Gates Natural Park:

i) Request by the work’s beneficiary, asking for the approval to be issued.

ii) Title deed, land registry excerpt, sale-purchase contract or land management contract, concession contract, contract of temporary use, as well as the land owner’s consent, in the case of the administration or temporary use right.

iii) Planning certificate issued by the local public authorities.

iv) Technical memorandum concerning the description of the works to be carried out for the extraction of mineral resources, their destination, operation technology.

v) Site layout drawing, according to the PUG endorsed by the Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park.

vi) Detailed plan of the exploitation perimeter with the topographic coordinates of the land and of the construction/investment.

vii) Biodiversity study conducted by a natural/legal person authorized in this regard, which should reveal how the performance of the exploitation works shall influence the existence of species and habitats from the Iron Gates Natural Park area, the actions taken by the request’s beneficiary for countering potential adverse effects and the land ecological reconstruction method at the end of the works.

c) For project implementation in the sustainable development areas or in the sustainable management areas of the Iron Gates Natural Park:

i) Request, by the project holder/manager, asking for the release of the agreement/notice on the implementation of the project.

ii) Project documentation detailing the actions/activities to be implemented, their locations, and the period of implementation.

iii) The list of all the partners involved in project implementation.

iv) The affidavit of the project manager indicating that there will be no other activities/actions than those specified in the project, and the entire database and the results of the research/monitoring activities shall be made available to the Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park, while respecting the copyrights, for their submission to the central public authority responsible for environment protection.

v) Biodiversity study, where the activities proposed to be implemented change the natural landscape or require interventions on the species and habitats in the area, study conducted by a natural/legal person authorized in this regard.

The study should reveal how the implementation of actions/activities proposed shall influence the existence of species and habitats in the Iron Gates Natural Park, as well as the actions taken by the request’s beneficiary for countering potential adverse effects.

d) To conduct research activities within the Iron Gates Natural Park:

i) Request asking for the release of the agreement/approval on the performance of the research activities/actions.

ii) Memorandum detailing the actions/activities to be carried out, their locations, their durations,  the species and habitats upon which research is performed.

iii) The list of all the partners involved in research.

iv) The affidavit of the research team manager indicating that there will be no other activities/actions than those specified in the memorandum, and the entire database and the results of the research/monitoring activities as well as the final research report shall be made available to the Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park, while respecting the copyrights, for their submission to the central public authority responsible for environment protection.

 

4. Activities prohibited in the Iron Gates Natural Park

Art. 12. In full protection areas it is prohibited:

a) Any forms of exploitation or use of natural resources, as well as any forms of land use, which are incompatible with the protection and/or conservation purpose;

b) Theconstruction-investment activities, with the exception of those intended for the management of the protected natural area and/or scientific research activities, or those intended to ensure national security or the prevention of natural disasters;

 c) Theactivities referred to in Art. 10 without the permits, approvals and under the conditions specified;

d) Temporary or definitive removal of lands from the agricultural or forest circuit, except in the cases provided for in Art. 27, paragraph (1) of Law no. 49/2011.

Art. 13.(1)In sustainable management areas it is prohibited:

a) Any activities other than those referred to in Art. 11;

b) Theactivities referred to in Art. 11 without the permits, approvals and under the conditions specified;

c) Any forms of exploitation or use of natural resources, as well as any forms of land use, which are incompatible with the protection and/or conservation purpose;

d) Theconstruction-investment activities, with the exception of those intended for the management of the protected natural area and/or scientific research activities, or those intended to ensure national security or the prevention of natural disasters;

e) Temporary or definitive removal of lands from the agricultural or forest circuit.

(2) By exception to the provisions of paragraph (1), letter e), temporary or definitive removal from the agricultural or forest circuit can only be made for objectives aimed at ensuring national security, ensuring the safety and health of people and animals in the area and the prevention of natural disasters, or for objectives intended for scientific research and good administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park.

(3) Temporary or definitive removal from the agricultural or forest circuit of lands within the protected natural area, in accordance with paragraph (2), shall be performed only with the approval of the Park Administration, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, and following the approval of the central public authority for environment and forest protection, as well as the central public authority for agriculture.

Art. 14.(1) For the species of plants and terrestrial, aquatic and underground wild animals, with the exception of birds species, including those set out in the Annexes 4 and 4 B of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, as well as the species included in the national red list and who live both in protected natural areas and outside them, it is prohibited:

a) Any form of harvesting, catching, killing, destruction or damage of specimens in their natural environment, in any of the stages of their life cycle;

b) The intentional disruption during the breeding, growing, hibernation and migration period;

c) The damage, destruction and/or intentional collection of nests and/or eggs from the wild;

d) The damage and/or destruction of breeding or resting places;

e) Flower and fruit harvesting, collection, cutting, uprooting or intentional destruction of these plants in their natural habitats, in any of the stages of their life cycle;

f) The possession, transport, trade or exchanges for any purpose of specimens taken from the wild in any of the stages of their life cycle.

(2) For all bird species it is prohibited:

a) The intentional killing or capturing, regardless of the method used;

b) The damage, destruction and/or intentional collection of nests and/or eggs from the wild;

c) Collecting eggs from the wild and keeping them, even if they are empty;

d) The intentional disruption, especially during the breeding, growing, and migration period;

e) The possession of specimens of the species for which hunting and capture are is prohibited;

f) Marketing, possession and/or transport for their marketing in dead or alive state or of any parts or products derived from them, easily identifiable.

(3) The bird species referred to in the Annex no. 5 C of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, are accepted at hunting outside the breeding and growing periods.

(4) In the case of migratory bird species listed in the Annex no. 5 C of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, their hunting is prohibited during their period of reproduction or during their return route to the nesting areas.

(5) The activities referred to in paragraph (2) letter f) are not prohibited in the case of the species listed in the Annex no. 5 D of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, if they have been captured, killed or obtained by legal means.

(6) For the species listed in the Annex no. 5 E of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/2007, with its subsequent amendments and additions, the activities referred to in paragraph (2) letter f) may be allowed under a special authorization issued by the central public authority for environment protection.

(7) The authorization referred to in paragraph (6) shall be granted according to the issuance procedure established by the order of the central public authority for environment protection.

Art. 15. In order to avoid adverse effects on the spelean heritage assets within the Iron Gates Natural Park, it is prohibited:

a) Collections of fauna, fossils or archaeological objects carried out without the authorization issued by the national authorities established according to the law;

b) Unauthorized use of caves and activities that may endanger the integrity or the natural balance of the caves;

c) Displacement, sale, purchase, collection of speleothemes or other resources of the caves;

d) Degradation by inscription or pollution of caves by storing objects, waste of any kind, corpses, toxic and hazardous substances and fuels of any kind inside them or in the relief elements with whom they communicate directly;

e) destruction or degradation of marks and indicator panels from outside or inside the caves;

f) performing unauthorized works within the perimeter of the surface or near the entrance of a protected cave,  such as: rock removal, deforestation, dams, explosions, constructions and the like;

g) Restriction of access of authorized persons to the interior of the caves;

h) Popularization and dissemination of precise data on the identification and localization of the A class caves, which by their nature may lead to the endangerment of the speleological patrimony in this category.

Art. 16. In order to avoid adverse effects on the geological heritage assets, it is prohibited:

a) The destruction, disruption or alteration of the preservation sites for geological objectives;

b)  Dislocation, sampling of rocks, fossils and vegetation from the area of a preservation site, without the consent of the Park Administration;

c)  entrance to the protected perimeter without the access permit issued by the Park Administration;

d)  Changing the legal regime of a site or a land that includes a preservation site of geological interest under public property.

Art. 17. Within the Iron Gates Natural Park, the following activities are also prohibited:

a)  Camping in full protection areas;

b)  Camping in sustainable management areas without the approval of the Park Administration;

c)  Igniting a fire outside localities, with the exception of specially equipped places, indicated by indicator panels;

d)  Abandonment or storage of waste of any kind, with the exception of specially equipped places;

e)  The circulation of vehicles, mopeds, motorcycles, other motor vehicles and bicycles outside the public or forest roads and touristic routes after the signs or barriers that limit access.

f)  Conducting ambulant business or the placement of kiosks without the approval of the Park Administration, except in the sustainable development areas, with the necessary approvals, in accordance with the legal provisions, and of the chalets or tourist guesthouses that have legal permits for setting up and operation;

g)  Destruction or degradation of informative panels or signs, as well as plaques, pillars or marking signs on the tourist routes;

h)  Equestrian tourism outside the routes appropriately arranged and indicated;

i) Photographing or filming for commercial purposes without the approval of the Park Administration;

j) Harvesting of fertile soil or furrows in the grass, except in the built-up areas;

k) Degradation of buildings, shelters, bridges and other arrangements made by the Park Administration.

l) Conducting activities within the Iron Gates Natural Park or in the vicinity thereof, which are likely to result in a significant negative impact on wild species and natural habitats;

 5. Other regulations

 Art. 18. (1) Activities within the protected natural areas under the management of the Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park or in the vicinity thereof are prohibited if they may result in a significant negative impact on wild species and natural habitats that they have been designated for, in the absence of specific regulatory provisions.

(2) Public or private plans and/or  projects for which the need for environmental assessment / environmental impact assessment must be determined are those made within the Iron Gates Natural Park, indirectly related thereto or necessary to the management of the protected area and which, either individually or together with other plans/projects, may have significant negative effects on the integrity of the Iron Gates Natural Park, having regard to the conservation goals.

(3) The environmental permit or the environmental approval for the projects and/or plans referred to in paragraph (2) shall be issued only if the project/plan does not adversely affect the integrity of the Iron Gates Natural Park.

(4) By exception to the provisions of paragraph (3), where environmental assessment/environmental impact assessment reveals significant negative effects on the Iron Gates Natural Park and, in the absence of alternative solutions, the project/plan must nevertheless be carried out for imperative reasons of major public interest, including those of a social or economic nature, the authority responsible for the environment protection shall issue the environmental permit/environmental approval only after determining the compensatory measures necessary to safeguard the coherence of the national network of protected natural areas or the global network “Nature 2000”, in the case of sites of Community interest.

(5) In the event that the sites include in the “Nature 2000” network, identified in accordance with the legislation in force, house a priority natural habitat type and/or a priority species, the only considerations that may be raised are those relating to:

a) Public health or safety); ;

b) Certain beneficial consequences of primary importance for the environment;

c) Other imperative reasons of overriding public interest for which the views of the European Commission have been obtained.

(6) Central public authority for environment protection shall inform the European Commission of the compensatory measures adopted to protect the overall coherence of the “Nature 2000” network.

(7) The issue of the regulatory documents for plans/projects/activities in the Iron Gates Natural Park area and, as appropriate, in its vicinity, shall be carried out only with the Park Administration’s approval, based on the decision of the Scientific Council.

Art. 19. (1) Constructions, equipment and other existing facilities within the Iron Gates Natural Park, made from public investment on land belonging to the public domain, shall be intended, as a priority, for the administrative and scientific activities of the Park Administration.

(2) Since ecotourism is allowed within the Iron Gates Natural Park, constructions, equipment and facilities referred to in paragraph (1) may be intended for that purpose also, as well as for the activities of environmental education and training organized in cooperation with the local authorities, educational institutions and non-governmental organizations engaged in activities of environmental education and protection.

Art. 20. Within the exploitation sites, their managers shall appoint expert persons or custodians, as appropriate, to ensure the protection of the geological assets from the work fronts, thus ensuring:

a) Thepermanent supervision of the extraction areas and the preservation of the paleobiological or mineral origin materials;

b) The warning of workers on aspects relating to the conservation of certain geological assets that can later be registered as conservation sites of geological heritage property;

c) The conservation of perimeters that have or can acquire special protection regime;

d) The conservation of local geological property collections ;

e) Collaboration with the site management and with the local authorities;

f) Drawing up periodical reports on the conservation activity, which shall be forwarded to the Romanian Academy and territorial authorities for environmental protection.

Art. 21.(1) When designing and implementing constructions in the Iron Gates Natural Park area, it is prohibited:

a) Civil, industrial and agricultural constructions, regardless of the beneficiary and/or land owner who fails to comply with the provisions of legally approved urban zoning plans;

b) The authorization of the investment/development works within the Iron Gates Natural Park and in the immediate vicinity by the Local or County Public Administration Authorities, as applicable, without obtaining a favorable approval for each work in part from the Park Administration, in compliance with all other legal provisions concerning discipline in constructions and environmental protection;

c) Implementation of construction works on land categories other than those provided for by the legislation in force;

d) Preparation or modification of urbanism plans for the areas inside the Iron Gates Natural Park without the approval of the Park Administration, issued based on the decision of the Scientific Council;

e) Performance of special works affecting large areas, such as: water adductions, dams for hydroelectric power plants, roads, high and medium voltage lines, gas transport pipeline, cable transport facilities, ski tracks and the like without the Park Administration’s approval, based on the decision of the Scientific Council, after drawing up a biogeodiversity study;

f) Opening and/or modernization works of the power or natural gas supply plant, telephony and the like within the Iron Gates Natural Park without the approval of the Park Administration, issued based on the decision of the Scientific Council, after drawing up studies on how works affect area’s biogeodiversity;

g) Opening and/or modernization works of the national, county, communal, forestry/technological roads within the perimeter of the Iron Gates Natural Park without the approval of the Park Administration, issued based on the decision of the Scientific Council, after drawing up studies on how works affect area’s biogeodiversity;

h) Any construction works or maintenance of an existing building, without the beneficiary executing ecological reconstruction works in the perimeters affected by the construction, site management, transport of materials or machinery movement;

i) Unanticipated construction not provided with wastewater treatment plants in accordance with the regulations in force, and existing construction shall be equipped with such facilities within a period established by mutual agreement with their owner or administrator, in accordance with the provisions of the Management Plan and the legislation in force. Until the provision of treatment facilities, existing constructions shall be equipped mandatorily with waterproof discharging basins;

j) The development of the parking lots outside the enclosure of the constructions with tourist destination and holiday houses;

k) The settlement of storage places for domestic waste outside the perimeter of the building enclosure, so as not to cause visual discomfort and not pollute water sources;

(2) The Administration of the Iron Gates Natural Park has the right to check the existence of the construction permit and how it is complied with and to appeal to the competent institutions if it finds violations of its provisions.

Art. 22. (1) Unincorporated land owners in the Iron Gates Natural Park, subject to usage restrictions according to the provisions of the preceding chapters, are exempted from the payment of tax on the land, in accordance with the provisions of Art. 26, paragraph (3) of Law no. 49/2011.

(2) Exemption from payment of tax on land shall be granted based on a written confirmation issued by the Park Administration.

(3) For confirmation issuance, the applicant shall submit to the Park Administration a documentation consisting of the following documents:

a) Written request by the land owner

b) Copy of the documents showing ownership of the land

c) Sheet plan and the development site plan of lands

d) STEREO 70 coordinates of the points bordering land perimeter

e) Brief supporting memorandum indicating the land service and use

f) An address of the local public administration that the land has not been used in the last calendar year according to its use due to the restrictions of use imposed by the national law relating to protected areas.