Building regulations in Koh Samui and Koh Phangan :
The regulations in terms of construction in Koh Samui and Koh Phangan are specific to these islands and we detail this in this article.
New environmental regulations for Koh Samui and Koh Phangan
Investors in Koh Samui and Koh Phangan must be aware that new regulations are now applicable in the region, the regulation of resources and the environment (approximate translation), promulgated on May 30, 2557 (2014) and hereinafter referred to as the environmental regulation).
The new environmental regulations do not replace the zoning regulations applicable to Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. the rules of this environmental regulation apply in addition to zoning regulations, and as a result the new regulations Adds an additional chapter to zoning regulations.
The following is a brief summary of the basic rules flowing from this new environmental regulation that are relevant to the real estate sector, but this is not a thorough review. This new environmental regulation contains prohibitions on mining, petroleum extraction or similar levels and above sea level that the summary below does not deal with in detail, instead choosing to focus on the rules that relegate more directly to the real estate sector.
The new environmental regulations create seven (7) zones, which are added to the zones created by zoning regulations.