Institutional framework

The legislative and regulatory framework concerning the Protected Area of Pamvotis Lake includes:


The EU Directives:

  • 92/43/EC "on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora"
  • 2009/147/EC "on the conservation of wild birds"

The Greek Laws:

  • 1650/1986 “on the protection of the environment”
  • 3010/2002 (Government Gazette 91/A/02) “Harmonization of Law 1650/1986 with directives 97/11 EU AND 96/61 EU delimitation process and regulation of matters regarding water courses and other provisions”
  • 2742/1999 “Spatial planning and sustainable development and other provisions”
  • 3044/2002 “Transfer of the “Factor Building” and regulating other matters within the remit Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works”
  • 3937/2011 “Conservation of the Biodiversity and other provisions”
  • 3827/2010 “Ratification of the European Landscape Convention”
  • 3199/2003 “Protection and management of water; Compliance with Directive 2000/60 / EC”
  • 2205/1994 "Ratification of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change."

Presidential Decree:

  • The draft of the Presidential Decree (P.D.) “Characterisation of the aquatic, terrestrial and wider area of the Pamvotis Lake (Ioannina), as Regional Park, and setting terms of land use and building restrictions.”
  • P.D. (Government Gazette 297/D/1989) “Determination of the residential control zone, threshold segmentation and other conditions and building restrictions in the area outside of the approved city plan and outside the settlement margins pre-existing of the year 1923, of Ioannina municipality and the communities of Anatoli, Katsikas, Perama, Kria, Kranoula, Eleousa, Megalo Gardiki, Rodotopi, Zoodochos, Vounoplagia, Stavraki, Neochoropoulo, Pedini, Bafra, Koutselio, Neokaisareia, Kastritsa, Longades, Amfithea, Ligiades and Agios Ioannis (Reg. Ioannina).”
  • P.D. (Government Gazette 389/D/1993) Amending the 5.5.1989 P.D. (D297) “Definition of building control zone, threshold segmentation and other conditions and restrictions on building outside the approved city plan and settlement margins pre-existing of the year 1923, of Ioannina municipality and communities Anatoli, Katsikas, Perama, Kria, Kranoula, Eleousa, Megalo Gardiki, Rodotopi, Zoodochos, Vounoplagia, Stavraki, Neochoropoulo, Pedini, Bafra, Koutselio, Neokaisareia, Kastritsa, Longades, Amfithea, Ligiades and Agios Ioannis (reg. Ioannina).”

Common Ministerial Decisions (CMD)

Ministerial Decisions (MD):