In the Tenerife municipality of Granadilla in the coast region known as El Medano, a start has been made to recover the demarcation of the coastal region, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and the Environment has already contacted the owners of 92 properties that have been built illegally in this coastal region.
Among the properties affect by this recovery of the coastal region include a hotel, several neighbourhood communities and City Hall properties. This project will set a new maritime land demarcation that states that buildings must not be built closer than 3000 metres of the coastline.
This the second time that these property owners have been contacted about their illegal occupation of coastal land, as they received the first letter in 1998. The owners of these illegal properties now have one month to respond to these demands from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and the Environment.
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