This annotation concerns the appeal of a verdict on a building permit issued without requiring sufficient archaeological research. The case illustrates municipalities’ freedom to ignore the protection of archaeological heritage under the new Heritage Law.
Tag: New Church Delft
A Dutch court recently decided that it is in the common interest to allow building activities in the New Church (Nieuwe Kerk) in Delft. These activities will lead to the destruction of approximately 2000 graves without proper archaeological documentation.