The municipality of Silves defined the Urban Rehabilitation Areas (ARU) for the Villages of Alcantarilha and São Bartolomeu de Messines (ARU de Alcantarilha and ARU de SB Messines).
This delimitation generally translates into the definition of a set of tax benefits and financial support that the owners of buildings located within the ARU may benefit from, if they promote their urban rehabilitation.
For more information, specifically to access Notices nº10613 / 2020 and Notice nº 10614/2020, of July 16, 2020, the delimitation plan and the grounds for delimitation, including the tax benefits and other support framework financial resources, the institutional website of the municipality can be consulted, through the links that lead to the online page.
This instrument (ARU) assumes itself as a mechanism to stimulate the change from the paradigm of the new construction to that of urban regeneration and rehabilitation. The municipality underlines the intention of “valuing the urban space and its built heritage, while revitalizing the economic and social fabric; thus assuming an urban rehabilitation strategy and committed to local development ».
The municipality highlights “the municipal intervention strategy in the Alcantarilha and São Bartolomeu de Messines ARUs concretizes a commitment to the competitiveness and attractiveness of the territory for people and activities, promoting a dynamism with a penchant for innovation and creativity, articulating and recognizing the heritage diversity, concretely its potential for use, in a sustainable context and requalified in terms of public space and living conditions, in a participatory framework, inclusive of justice and social cohesion ».
For this reason, the municipality appeals “to all those who may be interested in promoting an intervention for the rehabilitation of their property, contacting the municipal territorial planning services (282 440 825 or [email protected] ) for more information.