The new Urban Planning Law
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On December 29 of last year, the new Urban Planning Law of the Balearic Islands (LUIB) was published in the BOIB, the Official Gazette of the Balearic Islands. The new law entered into force on January 1, 2018.

Here we will explain the most important changes made to this legislation that will replace the Law on Planning and Land Use (LOUS) approved by the previous government.

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Spanish rental legislation
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Whoever is renting a home in Ibiza should be up to date with Spanish rental legislation, not just when the end of the contract is approaching, but also when daily issues come up, such as the costs of a repair, an increase in the rent or the payment of additional expenses.

The Urban Rental Law (Ley de Arrendamientos Urbanos) is from 1994, and was amended four years ago.

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The new Tourist Law what kind of tourist rental will be legal in the future?
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At the end of July 2017, the Balearic Government published the new rules on vacation rentals in the BOIB, the Official Gazette of the Balearic Islands. Prior to this date, holiday rentals in Ibiza where legally limited to detached houses only. The lease of any other type of property, such as apartments or townhouses, was not stipulated in the Balearic legislation and therefore came under a legal grey area. In accordance with the new legal framework, a tourist license may also be obtained for apartments and townhouses, but only in certain cases and fulfilling certain requirements. Violations will be sanctioned with very severe fines.

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