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Consensus over territorial delimitation reached

Faro and Loulé Câmaras appear to have come to an agreement over territorial delimitation of their counties, a controversial issue that has been ongoing since 1836 and which has affected several local parishes ever since.

Proposals put forward by the câmaras of the changes to the territorial boundaries are under public consultation until March 8.

Parishes affected by the proposed changes are Almancil and Montenegro (Loulé) and São Pedro and Santa Bárbara de Nexe (Faro).

Over the years, residents and property owners of locations such as Pontal, Mata Lobos, Barros de São João, São João da Venda, Vale da Venda, Caliços, Arneiro, Casas and Naves, have had to endure bureaucratic problems for living in the ‘grey area’, with administrative, fiscal, judicial and even policing issues difficult to manage.

A report produced by the Faro-Loulé inter-municipal commission, following a study carried out by experts from both councils which enabled them to reach a consensus, can now be analysed by the public.

Those interested in knowing more about the council proposals should go to either Câmara to consult the report, seek clarification and make suggestions.

For more information or to express your views about the proposals, please email [email protected] or [email protected], or call 289 400 600 or 289 870 036. Alternatively, visit Loulé Câmara at Praça da República or Faro Câmara at Largo da Sé.

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