Indications of severe soil contamination

Article 35.

If the OVAM is of the opinion that there are indications of severe soil contamination in a piece of land, then it can impose the obligations on the persons stated in Article 11 or 22 to carry out an exploratory soil survey of the site within a certain period of time and to then submit the report thereof to it.


All stakeholders can lodge an appeal against the OVAM’s decision, stated in the first paragraphs, with the Government of Flanders in accordance with Articles 153 to 155, inclusive.