Mijas Town Hall held this Friday the plenary session corresponding to the month of June, where initially approved the modification of the General Plan for Urban Planning (PGOU) for the change of the qualification of a parcel from residential to commercial in sector L2, which concerns the area around Los Lirios avenue on the corner of San Valentín street.

The mayor of Urbanism, Andrés Ruiz, has highlighted that “this terrain pill comes to complement the commercial strip that make up El Corte Inglés, Ford and Carrefour and the development of a new supermarket it will mean the generation of new jobs”, he pointed out.

The councilor has specified that “the external load linked to the owner, that it has to execute after this modification”, which “comes to improve the regulation of traffic in this area, since it supposes the construction of a new roundabout to facilitate circulationas well as an alternative vial as a bypass that diverts traffic to the commercial area without the need for vehicles to travel to what is known as the ‘Ford roundabout’ under the highway to access it”.

Thus, in order for the general interest to prevail, the government team has attended the request of the owner of the land that have currently the rating of residential.

“In Mijas we carry out a coherent urban planning and this initiative responds to it. We give continuity to that commercial rectangle of three supermarkets and we avoid a block of flats attached to the motorway in an already overpopulated area in a densified area where, in addition, we must take into account population growth and urban expansion towards the north of the lagoon core”, assured the councilor.

Finally, Ruiz has concluded highlighting that “residence removal It also represents an environmental improvement, since these homes would suffer from noise pollution due to its proximity to the highway.

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