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Federal Council Announces Temporary Ban on new Construction Zones in Several Cantons

April 2019

On 10 April 2019, the Federal Council announced a temporary ban on new construction zones in the Cantons of Geneva, Zurich, Lucerne, Zug and Schwyz. The temporary ban will enter into effect on 1 May 2019 and will be valid until the affected Cantons have adapted their Cantonal legislation to the requirements imposed by Federal planning and zoning legislation.

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