Preventive Report for Mexico City
Works or activities that due to their location, dimensions, characteristics or scope do not produce significant environmental impacts, or do not cause ecological imbalance, or exceed the limits and conditions established in the legal provisions relating to the preservation of the ecological balance and the protection of the environment, will be subject to environmental impact assessment, through the presentation of a preventive report to the Secretariat of the Environment of the Government of Mexico City ("Secretariat"), or you may consult the Secretariat if the works or activities in question require the presentation of an environmental impact statement, before starting the work or activity.
The works and activities on urban land that will be subject to the environmental impact assessment through the presentation of a Preventive Report to the Secretariat are the following:
• Housing complexes;
• Mixed housing complexes;
• Offices, and
• Parking spaces greater than ten thousand square meters.
However, in case of not complying with the aforementioned obligations, they may be credited with administrative sanctions, temporary or definitive closure, total or partial of the establishment, temporary suspension, cancellation or revocation of permits, licenses, certifications, registrations, concessions and / or authorizations, demolition of the works and facilities related to the conduct that gives rise to the imposition of the sanction and repair of the environmental damage.
By virtue of the foregoing, it is recommended that, if you are interested in making the preventive report, you take care of legal advice, for which the BRIFFAULT ABOGADOS, SC team is at your service to provide appropriate and timely advice in relation to all the 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.