Las Tunas I, and II Projects
1. This authorization is only to subdivide the property as The Company is planning to do a† rustic country development ( fraccionamiento rustico campestre.) IT IS STRICTLY FORBIDEN TO DO ANY ACTIVITY OTHER THAN SUBDIVIDING.
∑ The area of each lot that can be developed is a maximum of 35%.
∑ The area between the street and the usable (developable) area can be more than 5 meters.
∑ The area from the dune crest to 20 meters inland cannot be developed.†
∑ The only permissible activity is the subdivision and marking of lots and the marking of the usable (developable) area.††
∑ Each project is authorized to construct two beach accesses. They must be made of wood and of stilt construction (above the ground).†
∑ Water and electricity can only be introduced through the existing street. This existing street cannot be paved; it must remain a dirt or stone road.†
2. The projects have 6 months within which to complete marking of lots.† Etc.
3. In the event that an owner decides to exceed the authorized activity and build on the lot, s/he must individually present an environmental impact study as well as a construction project. This must be done FOR EACH LOT.† (includes points 4, 5, and 6)
∑ The Company cannot engage in any construction or the removal/destruction of any plant or the modification of the topography of the dunes unless/until IT HAS THE PROPER AUTHORIZATION FOR EACH LOT.
∑ If any animals are found when cleaning the area for construction The Company must rescue them.
∑ The company must have a record, with photos, of all the animals that it rescues.††
∑ While engaged in subdividing the property or in construction, The Company must guarantee one toilet per every 15 people, and must dispose of the residue in the closest water treatment plant (La Paz).
∑ While engaged in any authorized activities on the land, The Company must provide free transit for the local fauna.
∑ The Company must dispose properly of all the garbage and residue according to the instructions of the municipal government.
∑ Any machine or motor vehicle that works on the project must pass the gas† emissions† test according to the NOM-041 standard.
∑ Itís forbidden to do any maintenance (change of oil) or mechanical assistance of any machinery in the zone of the project or any place closer than 100mt from any arroyo or body of water.
∑ The machinery cannot produce noise pollution.
IT IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN TO:
∑ Burn any material.
∑ Open any new sand mines or material banks.
∑ Discharge or infiltrate black or residual (organic or inorganic) waters to the ground (soap, toilet, fertilizers)
∑ To introduce any non-native plants.
∑ Plants that are removed must be integrated in the ground to fertilize it.
∑ Deny access to the beach through the correct walkways.
∑ Use insecticides.
∑ Build walls or fences that can change or block the wind patterns in the dune crests and between the lots.
∑ Transit motor vehicles on the dunes and beaches.
∑ Install lights that can be seen from the beach.
∑ Flatten or touch any land that is outside the area that can be used for building .
∑ Dirt fillings, only compensations.
∑ Go to the bathroom outside.
In case the beach by the project is used for turtle arrivals The Company must provide the viability of this species by the following actions:
∑ The Company must name a person with enough technical and biological capacity to be responsible to coordinate with SEMARNAT.
∑ The Company must make a station for observing and caring for the turtles inside the installation of the project.
∑ †Itís forbidden to install electric or gas lights on the beach or in any place close to 100 meters from the high tide line.
∑ The lights that are permitted are candles and kerosene lamps. These can be used no more than 4 hours after sunset.† This light must not be oriented to the beach and must have protection from reflection towards the beach.
∑ During the months of the turtle arrivals, ALL tourism or recreational activities must be canceled on the beach.
∑ Itís forbidden to use a motorboat.
∑ Itís forbidden to use latrines and/or septic tanks, in any area of the project, especially on the beach. Water treatment plants must be built instead.†
∑ The Company must collaborate and help investigation centers and scientists to conserve the turtles.
∑ Itís forbidden to catch, track, bother, follow, hunt, collect, and/or damage any specie of local flora and fauna.
∑ The Company must provide logistics to SEMARNAT representatives working for the protection of the sea turtles.
IT IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN TO
∑ Put lights on or near the beach.
∑ Spill oil, gasoline, combustibles, hydrocarbons or any other chemical product from motor machinery.
∑ Have fires on the beach.
∑ Throw garbage or residue in the ocean.
When The Company sells or changes owners it must transfer all the obligations to the new owners.
If any of these points are not fulfilled SEMARNAT can and will take the permits away.