The Declaration of Environmental Compliance ("Declaration") must be submitted by those interested in carrying out works or activities that, due to their location, dimensions, characteristics or scope, produce environmental impacts.
The Declaration is the document signed by the interested party under protest of telling the truth, through which the Secretary of the Environment of the Government of Mexico City is notified about the carrying out of the following works or activities:
• Modification, expansion, replacement of infrastructure, conservation and maintenance;
• Housing complexes, mixed housing complexes and offices of up to ten thousand meters;
• Total squares of construction;
• Shopping centers of up to ten thousand total square meters of construction; and
• Parking lots.
Once the Declaration of environmental compliance has been received, the interested party may start the work or activity, complying with the environmental provisions issued by the competent authority through semi-annual reports or at the end of the project.
In case of not complying with this obligation, the individual may be entitled to administrative fines, temporary or definitive closure, partial or total of the polluting sources, of the works and activities, as well as of the facilities in which the events that take place are developed. result in the imposition of the sanction, as well as the demolition
of works and related facilities, repair of environmental damage and temporary suspension, cancellation or revocation of permits, licenses, certifications, registrations, concessions and / or authorizations.
By virtue of the foregoing, it is recommended that, if you are interested in submitting an Environmental Compliance Statement, you take legal advice, for which the BRIFFAULT ABOGADOS, SC team is at your service to provide appropriate advice. and timely in relation to all relevant acts, as well as the Contentious Area to develop means of defense against any act of abuse by the competent authorities in environmental matters.