Shenzhen Toponymic Management Approach

Original Language Title: 深圳市地名管理办法

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Shenzhen toponymic management approach

    (May 13, 2012 to No. 239, published since June 14, 2012, the people's Government of Shenzhen City) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to strengthen the management of geographical names, geographical names standardization, meet the needs of urban development, and international exchanges of people's lives, according to the State Department of the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names, the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names, Guangdong Province, as well as relevant laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Second place names within the administrative area of the city planning examination and approval, the names of the naming, renaming, cancellation notice, filing, and use, Setup and management of name signs, the names of management activities such as illegal investigation, these measures shall apply.

    Article names in these measures include: (a) name the administrative area;

    (B) mountain, River, Lake, sea, Islands, reefs and beaches, wetlands and other natural geographical entities names;

    (C) the highways and city roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, urban transport stations, road traffic and the site name;

    (D) Park, a large urban public spaces such as public squares of the city name;

    (E) cultural, health and sports, tourism, and urban public facilities, social welfare, religious places and other professional names;

    (Vi) accommodation, business services, administrative offices, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (Group) name;

    (G) the gatehouse brands;

    (VIII) other names meaning of names. Fourth municipal planning and Administration Department is the Administrative Department of geographical names, in accordance with the regulations, is responsible for the management of geographical names. Other related functions to work in collaborative management of geographical names within the scope of their respective duties.

    Involve city names work in the important and difficult matters, led by the Administrative Department of geographical names collected the relevant functional departments, district offices of the Government (including the new administration, the same below) views according to the procedure for approval.

    Five citizens, legal persons and other organizations should use the standard names has the right to place names and the management of its observations and recommendations, right on the illegal use of geographical names and acts of destruction name signs for monitoring and reporting.

    Chapter II preparation of place name planning and approval

    , Place names shall be drawn up by the Administrative Department, sixth place names in the city master plan, submitted to the municipal people's Government.

    Municipal administrative departments according to the actual needs of geographical names alone or in conjunction with the relevant units of special planning for preparation of detailed planning of the place names and place names, submitted to the municipal people's Government.

    Seventh place name planning should rely on urban planning, follow local dovetailed with the overall, the new planning and optimization of the old combination, standardized generic term coordination and optimization of proper names, passing names context and principles of simultaneous development of innovation culture.

    Eighth place name overall plan should be based on explicit content as a basis for planning urban master planning, content shall include:

    (A) construction of city names system, (ii) specifies the name space layout of blocks and the naming guidelines;

    (C) develop planned rail transit, expressways, trunk roads, overpasses, tunnels, name;

    (D) development of main city park, a large public square urban public space, such as a name;

    (E) development of old place names and historical names of the protection, the protection list and protective measures. Detailed planning of the Nineth place names can be combined with urban planning synchronization system, can also be prepared separately.

    Content should include:

    (A) for the status quo within the planning area roads, bridges, tunnels, underground pedestrian passageway and City Park, a large public square, such as the preparation of carding programme on geographical names;

    (B) to plan within the planning area of the city roads, bridges, tunnels, underground pedestrian passageway and urban park, a large public square named;

    (C) according to the need to sort out the other place names within the planning area.

    Preparation of statutory plans are involved in urban planning, such as specialized content of detailed planning of the place names in the preceding paragraph shall be synchronization request for the relevant departments and the public.

    Tenth place name planning and approval shall comply with the following procedure:

    (A) the town planning, in the investigation on the basis of place name Planning Bill;

    (B) in consultation with the relevant functional departments, social organizations, professional associations and, if necessary, geographical names specialists in the planning stage; (C) the geographic name plan the public display of the draft, for public comment.

    Public not later than 30th of time;

    (D) geographical names names reported to the municipal people's Government on the draft plan by the Administrative Department for approval;

    (E) after geographic name plan approved by the municipal people's Government, the names of the competent administrative departments shall in its 30th official website, main, and the news media to the public. Amend article 11th place name planning should be carried out in accordance with place name planning procedures.

    Planning local content relating to place names, names administrative departments in full consultation with the relevant functional departments and units after the involved urban expressways, trunk roads, city-level adjustment of the large park and other important names, organized by the Administrative Department of geographical names to be called this way and tenth article program submitted to the municipal people's Government. 12th approved geographical names to plan for place names, renaming and cancellation basis.

    The relevant functional departments, planning unit names should be identified in the plan's name into the appropriate management systems.

    Chapter three names of naming, name change and cancellation rules The 13th addition to Gatehouse brands, and geographical names should consist of proper names and universal two-part. Proper name refers to the place names used to identify each geographic entity proper nouns.

    Generic term is used to distinguish between geographical entities refer to geographical names class of words. 14th place names should follow a principle.

    A number should be standardized, determine unique names and words.

    15th similar proper nouns of place names within the administrative area of the city shall not duplicate names, avoid the homophonic sound.

    In front of the other buildings already approved by the name increases or decreases, "new", "big", "old" and "old", the words "as a qualifier, as a name, but the same development project construction or real estate owners except for the application name, changed its name. 16th place names should follow a principle worthy of.

    Universal wording should reflect the properties of the entity class.

    The building (s) generic term use should be compatible with the generic term covers an area of, total floor space, height, ratio of green space, and so on. 17th derived place names referring to borrow names as its proper name or proper name part of the name of. Derived place names shall be coordinated with the primary name.

    Name in the administrative area of the city, the district names or road names, should be in the administrative regions or areas within or along the road.

    18th place names the word shall satisfy the following requirements:

    (A) does not use harmful to national sovereignty, national dignity and territorial integrity, and Word naming names with ethnic discrimination;

    (B) do not use against social customs or may cause other adverse effects of Word naming names;

    (C) do not use ambiguous or lead to public confusion of terms naming names;

    (D) apart from the derived names, and similar names of generic term use do not overlap;

    (V) not to a foreign place names geographical names;

    (Vi) not to famous mountains, rivers and other geographical entities names for administrative name natural geographical entities beyond the scope of the Administrative Division, not to its name for the administrative name;

    (VII) not to enterprises, the commercial name for roads, bridges, rail sites, such as urban public facilities named;

    (VIII) not to domestic and international famous brand named names, but trademark except as people named after the trademark as its own building;

    (I) compliance with other laws, regulations and regulatory requirements.

    19th paid named place names shall be permitted, except as otherwise provided in laws and administrative regulations.

    Article 20th place names is relatively stable, after the determination of the standard names shall not be changed without special reason.

    Article 21st of the following circumstances, the names of the competent administrative departments should be renamed:

    (A) harmful to national sovereignty, territorial integrity and national dignity of place names;

    (B) similar names and terms of the same name.

    The 22nd under any of the following circumstances, the names can be renamed by the Administrative Department:

    (A) similar names in the administrative area of the city sounds like or similar sounding;

    (B) not consistent with the name of the derived names;

    (C) ambiguous name;

    (D) the nature and reasons for geographic entities, such as the construction of the city was transformed, were removed or disappear, the primary criterion incompatible with the change of geographical names;

    (E) other circumstances that can be legally changed its name.

    The 23rd under any of the following circumstances, place names shall be revoked by the Administrative Department standard names: 

    (A) the names of administrative adjustments or natural variability disappears;

    (B) the names of the city disappeared;

    (C) the renaming of geographical names shall be cancellation of the original standard names. After cancellation of the original standard names shall not be used for other similar names in 5 years.

    If standard names refer to resume construction on the regional geographical entities of the same kind, you can recover using standard names.

    24th all geographical entities names specific naming, renaming rules shall be formulated by the Administrative Department of geographical names, but article III of this approach (a), (e), (g), and except as otherwise provided by laws and regulations.

    25th grades of Gatehouse Gatehouse Shenzhen City, arranged in accordance with the relevant provisions of the regulations.

    Chapter fourth place names, changed its name, cancellation procedures

    26th place name planning to determine names and place names as standard names approved by the law.

    Implementation of centralized management of geographical names in the city, standard geographical names by administrative departments consolidated notice into place names database of geographical names.

    Establishment of mechanisms for public participation and expert advice mechanism, Administrative Department of geographical names should be important place names, changed its name to expert advice and listen to public opinion. 27th District Branch administrative names for approval should be sought written comments by the Administrative Department of geographical names.

    Name approval according to relevant regulation after the administrative area, competent administrative Department of civil administration CC names. 28th article names should be carried out by the Administrative Department of natural geographical entities names sort out census work, found to have natural geographic entities named shall, in consultation with agriculture, forestry, marine, water supplies and other related functions to be named after.

    City famous in the province or across other geographical entity name, according to the Guangdong Province, and related provisions of the State.

    29th article Highway, and airport, and port, and railway station, and port, and port, and Terminal, and coach station, and freight hub station, and educational Wei body, and tourism, and social welfare, and religious activities places, and municipal public facilities, needed by superior professional competent sector approved of facilities name, units should prior sought names administrative competent sector views Hou to related professional competent sector proposed application, and in bid construction engineering planning license Shi will name reply file CC names administrative competent sector.

    30th compilation of rail transit network plan should be prepared in conjunction with rail lines name of rail transit network plan approved rail line names as standard names.

    Preparation of the detailed planning of the rail should be prepared in conjunction with rail traffic when the site name, approved by the Municipal Government's rail site names as standard names.

    On the rail line have been approved and the site changed its name, organized by the Administrative Department of geographical names named after publicity and consultation with the relevant departments, and submitted to the municipal people's Government.

    31st new city named roads, bridges, tunnels, traffic administrative departments or proposed to name the plan and construction should apply for approval prior to the bid for the construction project planning permit request for comments by the Administrative Department of geographical names, by the administrative authorities pursuant to rule in the place names of geographical names approved name within 10 working days, uniform notice and incorporated into the database of geographical names.

    Building urban roads, bridges, tunnels, unknown or name you want, named by the Administrative Department of geographical names or names adjustment programmes for public notification, request for related departments to determine name.

    Urban Expressway, trunk road, bridge, tunnel name from the names submitted to the municipal people's Government for approval after approval by the Administrative Department.

    32nd new name of city public space such as parks, public squares, urban management department or proposed to name the plan and construction should apply for approval prior to the bid for the construction project planning permit request for comments by the Administrative Department of geographical names, by the administrative authorities pursuant to rule in the place names of geographical names approved name within 10 working days, uniform notice and incorporated into the database of geographical names.

    Municipal name large urban parks, public squares from the names submitted to the municipal people's Government for approval after approval by the Administrative Department.

    33rd residential, commercial services, administrative offices, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (Group) name name, changed its name according to the following principle determines that the applicant:

    (A) real estate development projects, access to pre-sale housing permits, real estate development companies for applicants; access to pre-sale housing permits and housing prior to acceptance, real estate development companies and has signed housing contract in advance for the applicant;

    (B) the building (s) after the sale of owners or authorized by the general meeting of the owners ' Committee for the applicant;

    (C) use such projects, home owner or by the owner delegates management of housing units for the applicant.

    Article 34th among projects related to the requirement of confidentiality, and meet one of the following conditions for residence, business services, administrative office, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (Group) name, the applicant should be based on legal procedures to determine as the basic unit of applying to the Administrative Department in charge of naming of geographical names:

    (A) with an area of 1000 square meters (including the number);

    (B) the total floor area of 10,000 square meters (including the number);

    (C) in 8 layers of floors (including the number).

    Important buildings with special significance of geographical names, not affected by the provisions of the preceding paragraph.

    Article 35th of the present measures article 34th building (s), the applicant shall, before the bid for the construction project planning permit applying to the Administrative Department in charge of naming of geographical names. Applicants may make an application in writing, or in their names, the name on the official website of the Department to declare. Names the competent administrative departments shall make a decision on whether to agree to name within 10 working days.

    Without naming no names meaning buildings (Group), the names of the competent administrative departments shall issue a reply.

    To comply with the provisions of article 34th building (s), the applicant applied for the planning permit of construction engineering and the housing license of its permit, should be submitted to the building (s) standard geographical names approved files.

    Article 36th buildings without special reasons shall not be changed within two years after the name.

    Residential, commercial services, administrative offices, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (s) application to change the name, shall obtain the consent of exclusive parts of buildings with a total area more than two-thirds of owner and two-thirds more than the total number of owners, and provide a general meeting resolution.

    Administrative Department of geographical names should be made within 10 business days whether to agree with the name change decision.

    37th administrative departments in charge of public security within the administrative area of the city gate brand of choreography and the distribution work.

    Approved the construction of a building, to invest in the unit or individual shall, before applying for real estate to the local police station to apply for gate number.

    Building address information provided by the employer when applying for real estate is subject to Gatehouse brands issued by a police station.

    38th due to administrative departments of geographical names place names, changed its name, cancellation decisions, leads to the identity cards of citizens, legal persons or other organizations, business licenses, certificates of real estate licenses and permits such as address information not consistent with standard names, upon application of the administrative relative person and relevant administrative organ shall, as a matter of administrative relative person provides the following services:

    (A) to place names, rename, cancellation decisions of names issued by the relevant administrative department shall provide the administrative relative person proof of geographical names;

    (B) police stations should also conduct administrative relative person related to Gatehouse brands certificates;

    (C) the identity card, business license, certificate, license and permit issuing authorities shall issue administrative relative person of the relevant license or approval.

    The relevant administrative authority to provide administrative relative person service matters prescribed in the preceding paragraph, shall not be charged any fee except as otherwise provided by laws and regulations.

    The fifth chapter the use of standard names

    39th citizens, legal persons and other organizations in the following areas should use the standard names:

    (A) map, telephone book, transportation timetables, postal code book, business directory of place names such as intensive publications;

    (B) road transport facilities signage and signage, public transport, building (s) and other types of place name signs

    (C) the certificates of all kinds of documents, and other legal instruments;

    (D) media advertising and outdoor advertising;

    (E) other circumstances that should use the standard names. 40th standard place name signs shall be in Chinese and in English according to the needs identified.

    Relates to translation of geographical names by the municipal Administrative Department of Foreign Affairs is responsible for the technical review.

    41st Administrative Department is responsible for the compilation of geographical names within the administrative area of the city of gazetteer, geographical names records and other standard publications on geographical names.

    42nd place name administrative authorities found other departments or units in place names-intensive publications edited and published does not require the use of standard names such as, should be required to correct it.

    The 43rd release relates to buildings within the administrative area of the city (Group) name advertising advertising agents, advertising people should be required to submit a standard name approval documents.

    The sixth chapter establishment and management of name signs

    The 44th article should be of the following types of geographic entity set name signs:

    (A) highways, rail lines and sites, urban roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, airports, railway station, port, port, port, bus station, freight terminals and other transport facilities;

    (B) City Park, a large urban public spaces such as public squares;

    (C) culture, education, health and sports, tourism, municipal utilities, social welfare, religious places and other specialized facilities;

    (D) comply with the provisions of article 34th building (Group).

    Geographic entities outside the provisions of the preceding paragraph, you can set name signs according to actual needs and conditions.

    Article 45th place name sign of style, size, and materials should be in line with national, provincial and municipal regulatory requirements and related normative documents.

    Article III of this approach in part (c), (d) and (e), (f) listed in item name signs, construction unit should be set as planning acceptance before acceptance of planning projects.

    Name signs shall be set in accordance with the relevant provisions in the appropriate location, visible and not obscured.

    46th place name sign the establishment, management and maintenance work by the relevant departments and units of the Division responsible for:

    (A) the traffic Administrative Department in accordance with the administrative rights and responsibilities, organization, maintenance and management of road traffic facilities signage and signage;

    (B) public security Administrative Department is responsible for setting gate cards, unit or house ownership pursuant to the relevant provisions, maintain and assist in the management of the gatehouse;

    (C) the relevant functional departments responsible for the Organization, maintenance and management of its functions within the important geographical entity, name signs of urban public space;

    (D) building units or service units set up, maintain, and manage their own buildings (Group) name signs.

    47th place name signs set and the administrator shall perform the following duties:

    (A) implementation of the national flag is set, Shenzhen on place names related to regulations, standards and technical specifications, keep the place name sign is accurate, clear and signs intact;

    (B) found that handwriting name signs damaged or incomplete, should take the initiative to update;

    (C) the standard names are changed, and receipt issued by the administrative departments of geographical names place names changed its name from the date of notification in the 30th, replace the name signs, Department of public security administration in the new unnamed road, renamed road sign set time after completion of the preparation of the gatehouse, change;

    (D) names made by the Administrative Department shall receive notification of the Administrative Department requires correct place names corrected on 30th.

    48th place name signs in production, installation and maintenance in accordance with the following provisions:

    (A), transport of natural geographical entities names signs signs and signage, borne by the city and district financial and operating toll roads signs borne by investors;

    (B) building (Group) name signs, developed by house owner, Manager or owner commitment.

    49th citizens, legal persons and other social organizations have the obligation to protect the name signs, the following actions are forbidden:

    (A) alter, deface the place name sign;

    (B) cover, covering the place name sign;

    (C) or move or remove name signs;

    (D) damage the place name sign other acts.

    50th move or remove name signs should be consent of the administrator of the place name sign and bear corresponding compensation expense to be implemented.

    Chapter seventh place names file management and Informatization construction 51st place names file management system should be established by the Administrative Department of geographical names.

    Archives management of geographical names should be the implementation of the People's Republic of China archive law, management of the file names, and other related laws and regulations.

    Name Administrative Department is responsible for the collection, collation, storage, statistics, update and improve the file names and related information to maintain complete and accurate information. 52nd place names, place names, administrative departments in charge of the database and the construction of management information system of geographical names.

    Relevant government departments are responsible for the provision of information on geographical names relating to the construction of basic data.

    Dynamic management of the competent administrative departments shall establish place names database of geographical names and update mechanism to ensure that geographical names information is updated in a timely manner, accurate.

    Names of administrative authorities are responsible for providing information services to the public, and to comply with the confidentiality provisions of the State.

    The eighth chapter legal liability

    53rd in violation of these rules, any of the following acts, by the Administrative Department of geographical names in accordance with the following provisions:

    (A) named or renamed without authorization for residence, business services, administrative offices, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (Group) name, or have not been accurately declared, rectification, it fails, and revoked its name and impose a fine of RMB 10,000 yuan;

    (B) residential, commercial services, administrative offices, industrial, warehousing and other buildings (Group), public use inconsistent with standard names approved file a different name, rectification, it fails, fined 10,000 yuan fine.

    54th in violation of these rules, any of the following acts, the Department of public security administration in accordance with the following provisions:

    (A) allowed to determine or change the gateway brand, rectification, it fails, and fine of RMB 100 Yuan for individuals, legal persons or other organizations to impose a fine of 500 Yuan; (B) unauthorized alteration, defiling, cover, cover, move, or remove the gatehouse, a rectification; fails, fine of 100 Yuan for individuals, legal persons or other organizations to impose a fine of 500 Yuan.

    Economic losses, compensation shall be. 55th unauthorized alteration, defiling, cover, cover, moving or removing transportation signage or other signs of geographical names, by the relevant functional departments be ordered to rectify; fails to mend, and by relevant departments in accordance with the relevant provisions. Economic losses, compensation shall be.

    Crime, law transferred to judicial organs for handling.

    56th related advertising agents or publishers have not met their standards names identification obligation, besides not consistent with standards published real estate advertising, shall be ordered by the advertising regulatory advertising agents or publishers to stop publishing, open correction and in accordance with the relevant provisions.

    57th unapproved, unauthorized publication of geographical names-intensive publications, published in accordance with the relevant provisions of the regulations will be punished.

    58th administrative organs and their staff in the management of geographical names are not performing their duties or does not properly carry out their duties, shall be subject to administrative liability; a suspected crime, law transferred to judicial organs for handling.

    The Nineth chapter supplementary articles

59th these measures come into force on June 14, 2012. On November 16, 1989 municipal people's Government to enact the implementing measures of the Shenzhen Special economic zone on management of geographical names be abrogated.