Requirements for protection and management
Brâncuși Monumental Ensemble of Târgu Jiu, together with its buffer zone, has the highest regional and national level of protection, provided by the List of Historical Monuments, annexed to the Order of the Minister of Culture no. 2828/2015 for the updating of annex 1 of the Order of the Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs no. 2314/2004 regarding the approval of the List of Historical Monuments, updated, and of the List of Lost Historical Monuments, with further updates, from 24.12.2015, pub- lished in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 113 bis, 15.02.2016.
During the actions to update its zoning plans, the Municipality developed in 2013 the Zoning Plan for the Protected Area The monumental ensemble “Avenue of Heroes”, created by Constantin Brâncuși. The zoning plan together with its by-law were approved by the City Council of Târgu Jiu in 2014.
Legal protection is ensured by Law 422/2001 for the protection of historical monuments and by Law 564/2001 for the approval of the Ordinance of the Government of Romania no. 47 regarding the protection measures of historical monuments inscribed on the World Heritage List. The Protection and Management Plan of the Ensemble was developed by the Municipality of Târgu Jiu and approved by the Local Council in 2014.It is currently under revision and due to be implemented, according to specific legal provisions, if inscription on the World Heritage List is achieved. Long-term challenges for the protection and management of the property relate principally to the buffer zone and the property’s setting, where new development in the immediate urban context will be controlled by values-led planning policies.