Informative Note

Coronavirus: Impact on town planning procedures


As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, several measures have been introduced in relation to planning procedures and town planning management decisions. These measures are contained in Decree-Law 10-A/2020 of 13 March, Law 1-A/2020 of 19 March, and Decree 2-A/2020 of 20 March.

Among the most important measures are those relating to the suspension of certain periods in ongoing planning procedures.

This legal note describes and analyses these measures.


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Impacts and challenges for businesses in Portugal

PLMJ has created a multidisciplinary team dedicated to analysing the legal and operational challenges that businesses are facing. Our team’s mission is work hand-in-hand with our clients to find the best solutions to mitigate the risks and to relieve some of the pressure they are under.

We have created a Coronavirus Hub to share practical information to help mitigate the risks for companies in Portugal.

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