Israeli homeowners win battle for eased small-scale construction
Cabinet approves legislation known as the 'Pergola Reform', which creates a fast-track process for approving simple construction projects such as enclosing balconies and greatly expands the local authorities’ planning powers.
Israeli gomeowners will no longer need to obtain a building permit to construct a pergola, fence or other minor structure under a change in the Planning and Building Law, unanimously approved by the cabinet on Sunday morning.
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