Sofia, Bulgaria: Georgi Valentinov Georgiev, chairman of the Metropolitan Municipal Council, informed through his social media account that yesterday, the Metropolitan Municipal Council removed 11 more illegal movable objects in the immediate vicinity of a playground.
He stated that a year after the municipal council adopted the Ordinance on movable Objects, over 400 illegal buildings throughout the municipality had been removed by the team of chief architect Zdravkov.
Together with the Chief Architect and the Director of the Directorate of Municipal Construction Control, Tsvetan Todorov, Georgiev himself went into the field to make sure that the activities would be carried out on schedule 11 illegal pavilions are located in the Izgrev area near the Traffic Police Station-Sofia and only 20 meters from a playground.
Georgiev noted that some sites have never had permits for placement, and others have expired. After deeds won by the Metropolitan Municipality on complaints from the pavilion owners, their removal began yesterday, July 10, 2023.
On Friday, the regional mayor of Izgrev boasted about the removal of the pavilions, a credit to Sofia’s chief architect. Georgiev emphasized that the mayor of “Izgrev” did not move a finger to fulfil his duty by a municipal council decision – to check whether there were illegally moving objects. Even for these 11, removal began because of a signal from the traffic police.
Additionally, the Chairman chairman of Metropolitan Municipality and Deputy Mayor of Construction, Engineer Angel Jorgov, went to check the boulevard’s construction from the boulevard’s intersection. The work is in progress from Simeonovo Highway to Srebarna Street.
The new section will be 1200 meters long, and there will be lanes, wide sidewalks, and bicycle lanes will be built in both directions. After the opening of the new part of Philip Kutev Boulevard, Chairman Georgiev and Engineer Angel Jorgov claims that the driver can able to reach Simeonovsko highway to Blvd. Black peak in 3 minutes by car or bike.
As the new route passes by the Zoo, sound-proof concrete walls are being built to prevent the traffic noise from interfering with animals.