Town Planning

transferrable development rights, town planning, historical buildings

Transferable Development Rights in Israel: An Incentive to Preservation

What are Transferable Development Rights in Israel? Most cities in Israel have historical buildings, sites and neighborhoods. The law mandates that each municipality do a survey of all its historical sites and buildings in accordance with certain criteria.  Did an historic event take place there? Was the building designed by

Urban planning, town planning, Israeli real estate attorney

Zoning and Planning Issues in Israeli Real Estate Transactions

By Adv. Sherri Lerner-Horowitz Zoning and planning issues in Israeli real estate transactions can cause many problems. The following story comes from the desk of an Israeli zoning and planning attorney, Sherri Lerner-Horowitz. The couple sitting opposite me was in their early forties, academics, who had been able  to buy