THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION
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No. 09/2010/TT-BXD
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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Hanoi, August 04, 2010
 
CIRCULAR
PROVIDING FOR THE FORMULATION OF PLANNING TASKS AND PLANS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PLANNING ON CONSTRUCTION OF NEW RURAL COMMUNES
THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION
 
Pursuant to the November 26, 2003 Construction Law;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 08/ 2005/ND-CP of January 24, 2005, on construction planning;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 17/ 2008/ND-CP of February 4, 2008, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Construction;
Pursuant to Resolution No. 24/2008/NQ-CP of October 28, 2008, on materialization of the Resolutions of the 7h plenum of the Party Central Committee of the X Congress on agriculture, peasants and rural areas;
Pursuant to the tasks assigned by the Prime Minister in Decision No. 193/QD-TTg of February 2, 2010, approving the Program on review of the planning on construction of a new countryside, and Decision No. 800/QD-TTg of June 4, 2010, approving the national target program on the construction of a new countryside in the 2010-2020 period,
The Ministry of Construction provides for the formulation, evaluation, approval and management of planning on construction of new rural communes, aiming to meet the criteria in the Set of National Criteria for a New Countryside promulgated together with the Prime Minister's Decision No. 491/QD-TTg of April 16, 2009, as follows:
 
Chapter 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation and subjects of application
1. This Circular provides for the formulation, evaluation and approval of planning tasks and plans and management of planning on construction of a new countryside within administrative boundaries of communes.
2. Planning on construction of a new countryside includes planning on the construction of new rural communes; detailed planning on commune centers; detailed planning on new residential areas, resettlement zones and renovation of existing villages or hamlets under the criteria for a new countryside.
3. Organizations and individuals involved in the formulation, evaluation and approval of planning tasks and plans and management of planning on the construction of a new countryside shall comply with this Circular and other relevant legal documents.
Article 2. Organization of the formulation, evaluation and approval of planning tasks and plans on the construction of a new countryside
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