Construction of the motorway, express road or railway line on the one hand increases its transport accessibility of the region, but on the other hand, causes a disturbance in space, in particular in the agricultural space. Land consolidation (in particular those infrastructural land consolidation) are a great tool to minimize the negative impact of the planned linear investment on a spatial structure of agricultural areas. For the occasion the legislature provided recordings in the act of land consolidation and exchange of land, which say that due to the deterioration of the land spatial distribution caused by the course of existing or under construction public roads or railway line, land consolidation procedure may be initiated ex officio proceedings.
The provincial government by the law is obliged to programming of agriculture management works and to coordinate and carried out land consolidation work in the region. Malopolska Region has an extensive experience in performing of land consolidations, first and foremost based on the infrastructural land consolidation performed by The Krakow Office of Geodesy and Rural Areas under an agreement with the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways on the section some 80 km along the A4 motorway (from Wieliczka to Krzyż the Highway Interchange).
The aim of this article is to propose the solutions to minimize the negative impact of linear investment for agricultural production area, in connection with the planned commencement of works connected with the construction of S7 express road on the section from Igolomska street in Krakow to the border of province, with the length of about57 km. It will run through the Kraków and Miechów districts, which are the agricultural areas of Malopolska
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