Xiamen Municipal People's Government Decision On The Amendments To The Regulations On The Management Of Geographical Names In Xiamen City

Original Language Title: 厦门市人民政府关于修改《厦门市地名管理规定》的决定

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(December 19, 2003 Xiamen Government 12th times Executive Conference considered through January 2, 2004 Xiamen Government makes 110th, announced) now decided on Xiamen names management provides for following modified: a, and 15th article modified for "names writing should by national provides of Chinese General Word table for associate; China names of Rome letters spelling to development and China names Hanyu Pinyin letters spelling rules (Chinese names part) spelling. "Second, 19th for the" network of urban roads to new planning, the Planning Department in planning the programme review has determined that copy to the departments of civil affairs. Lodge Road named to the civil affairs departments according to the plan, and with planning, municipal and construction Administrative Department to determine their names in advance.
    Of development project construction Declaration, approved by the project when the project should use the predefined names. To changing the name of the town the road due to planning project, project departments project approval document should copy to the departments of civil affairs. Civil affairs departments in the 7th to applicant or of development project construction to give written notice of the name and copy of construction Administrative Department. Of development project construction in 15th after receiving notification of the Civil Affairs Department changed its name to the Home Department for name change. Construction administrative departments deal with work permit should be used when determined by the Home Department's name. "Three, 20th modified to" and was not planning on residential network of urban roads, development and construction unit or units before going through the development license, should declare to the District Civil Affairs Department name. Civil affairs departments should report within 10th of accepting its name.
    Construction administrative departments deal with work permit should be used when determined by the Home Department's name. Residential and road name after it has been determined by the Home Department, submitted to the municipal people's Government. "Four, 27th revised as" standard names approved by the civil affairs departments should be announced to the public in a timely manner, and organizations to promote the use of.
    "Five, 31st in the" the following categories of name signs, respectively, by the departments concerned are responsible for setting up, maintaining and updating "amended to read" the following types of name signs, organized by the civil affairs departments, the departments concerned are responsible for setting and maintaining and updating ".
    31st article (a) amended to read "administrative territories, road, street, alley, town, village resident, market towns and villages such as place name signs and house number, building signs, by the Home Department."
    By deleting the article 31st (ii).
    31st article (c) to (b), and modified to "bus stop, and other municipal facilities name signs in the city, by its competent departments;". Six, one paragraph is added as the 40th article: "civil affairs departments should be promptly standard geographical names, name signs set of names and management information to related functions.
    "In addition, under the provisions of this decision on the part of the order of payments adjusted accordingly.
    This decision shall take effect on March 1, 2004.

    The Xiamen city names corresponding changes in the regulations in accordance with this decision, republished.  Report: Xiamen names provisions (revised 2004) (December 13, 1998, the Xiamen City Government, 75th announced April 16, 2002, Xiamen municipal government Xiamen municipal people's Government on the 101th published by repeal, amendments to the municipal government regulations amendment of decision on January 2, 2004, published by the Xiamen City people's Government, the 110th place names, Xiamen Xiamen municipal people's Government to amend decision amendments to regulations) Chapter I General provisions article
    In order to strengthen the city names, geographical names standardization, meet the needs of city-building, development and social interaction, according to the State Department of the Administrative Regulations for Geographical Names, combined with the city's actual, these provisions are formulated.
    Second place names within the city limits, changed its name, use the settings and place name sign, file names for this requirement.
    Article names in these rules refers to: (a) name of the administrative area, including the municipal, district, town, street or village Committee names, neighborhood names.
    (B) the natural geographical entities names, including mountain, rock, Creek, spring, Islands, reefs, beaches, estuaries, waterways and other names. (Three) residents to name, including: 1. town, and village, and tablets village, and town within of residents residential, and district tablets, name; 2. Town Road, and street, and Xiang, name; 3. Integrated Office, and business live floor and other has names meaning of buildings (Group) name; (four) professional sector using of names, including: 1. square, and airport, and railway (station, and line), and highway, and tunnel, and medium bridge, and people line and car interchange engineering, and station, and port, and Terminal, and channel, and seawall, and reservoir, and Canal, and
    Names such as sluice, transportation, water and electricity utilities, meaning name; 2. scenic areas, nature reserves, historic sites, memorials and other names, 3. industrial zone, zone name, 4. enterprises with a name meaning name and office building (Group). Fourth is the names of the public service department.
    The district sector is responsible for the management of geographical names within their respective jurisdictions.
    Planning, building, planning, public security, services, and other functions in collaborative management of geographical names within the scope of their respective duties.
    Fifth article names should be the historical evolution and current situation of geographical names, maintain the relative stability of the place names.
    Sixth in promoting standard names and units and individuals to contribute to the protection of the place name sign, recognition and reward by the city or district people's Government.
    Second chapter names named and changed its name seventh article names of named must followed following principles: (a) conducive to maintenance national unified, and sovereignty and territory full, and national dignity and national unity; (ii) combined urban and rural construction planning, respect local history, and custom culture and local masses of wishes, reflect natural geographic features; (three) ban using bad culture color of name; (four) in principle not using names named this city names; ban with national leaders and foreigners name, and names named this city names;
    (E) the various derived place names and principal names uniform. Eighth place names by universal and proper name consists of two parts.
    Do not use famous names separately, universal folding is forbidden to use. Nineth place names with the word should be accurate, standardized, understandable, rhyme and harmony. Avoid using obscure words, variants of the traditional Chinese characters, were eliminated and homonyms.
    Do not use "China" or "Chinese", "international", "world" words named the city names.
    Tenth administrative division of the proper name should be consistent with the station name.
    Used by the various professional services has the significance of geographical names, stations, port, name, cultural attractions, local place names should be used.
    11th article names should not duplicate within the city limits, and to avoid homophones.
    12th new construction and renovation of residential, development zones of place names should reflect the hierarchical, serialization and standardization.
    13th Town Road, constructed buildings using zodiac animals shall comply with the following provisions: (a) the road: width (including the sidewalk) more than 40 meters, length 2000 meters above the road.
    (B) Street: width (including the sidewalk) more than 40 meters, length of 1000 meters above the commercial downtown.
    (C) Street: commercial distribution sections.
    (D) road: refers to the width of 4 meters, length of 200 meters above the road.
    (E) lane: chip width refers to the residents at 4 meters below the road.
    (F) building, Pavilion: 2 to 7 layers of comprehensive office building, apartment building.
    (VII) building: 8 to 11 layers of comprehensive office building, apartment building.
    (H) building: 12 floors above a large comprehensive office building, apartment building.
    (I) commercial building: refers to the bottom (or several) for shopping malls, stores, remaining for the Office building of multi-storey and high-rise buildings.
    (X) square: refers to the land area more than 10,000 square meters, or more than 50,000 square meters, and block of open public spaces or whole green area covers a total land area of more than 30% (excluding parking and fire exits) multi-purpose building (Group).
    (11) centers: refers to the land area more than 10,000 square meters or an area of more than 50,000 square meters of the building or group of buildings with specific functions.
    (12): with an area of over 200,000 square meters and features a wide array of large buildings.
    (13) Garden, Garden: refers to an area of more than 10,000 square meters, or artificial attractions in the area of green space for residential area to the total area of over 40%.
    (14) Villa: refers to an area of more than 10,000 square meters, with low-rise residential buildings, high construction specifications, good housing environment.
    (15) hotel: refers to an area of more than 10,000 square meters, patron, to 2 to 3 layers, high construction specifications, good housing environment.
    (16): a construction area of more than 80,000 square meters of residential buildings.
    According to the city construction and social development, public sector which in due course on urban roads, artificial building universal-adjusted, in consultation with the relevant departments, members and experts ' views on geographical names, reported to the municipal people's Government for approval, and announced the implementation.
    14th place names must be changed, one of the following circumstances: (a) with national discrimination and insult the people's names as well as contrary to the guidelines and policies of the State names, (ii) does not comply with the provisions of rules about naming names. Not clearly within the scope changed its name, and names can be changed is not modified, local people did not agree with the change of name shall not be changed.
    A name, one writing, shall determine a uniform name and characters.
    15th place names shall be provided for by the State of writing in the subject table of commonly used characters in modern Chinese; the Roman alphabet spelling of Chinese geographical names based on the Chinese phonetic alphabet and the rules of Chinese phonetic alphabet spelling of Chinese geographical names (Chinese place part) spell. 16th article of the dialect characters in Chinese names, generally with the pronunciation (or meaning) of the same or similar characters instead.
    Have special meaning in the original place names, with local characteristics of the universal characters, pronunciation of the language work Committee, subject to the city, to be retained. Renaming place names in chapter III examination and approval authority and procedures article 17th territorial unit nomenclature, changed its name, in accordance with the regulations on administrative management under the State Council to handle.

    Villagers ' committees and residents ' Committee as well as towns, villages, village of naming, name, proposed by town or street, district departments, reported to the district people's Government for approval and filing to the public service.
    18th natural geographical entity name, changed its name, by the district people's Government municipal people's Government for approval involved across two or more geographic entities named, rename, jointly by the relevant district people's Government municipal people's Government for approval. 19th the new plan network of urban roads, the Planning Department in planning the programme review has determined that copy to the departments of civil affairs. Lodge Road named to the civil affairs departments according to the plan, and with planning, municipal and construction Administrative Department to determine their names in advance.
    Of development project construction Declaration, approved by the project when the project should use the predefined names. Planning projects to adjust to changing the name of the town the road, project departments project approval document should copy to the departments of civil affairs. Civil affairs departments in the 7th to applicant or of development project construction to give written notice of the name and copy of construction Administrative Department. Of development project construction in 15th after receiving notification of the Civil Affairs Department changed its name to the Home Department for name change.
    Construction administrative departments deal with work permit should be used when determined by the Home Department's name. Article 20th and not planning on residential network of urban roads, and develop employer or use before going through the operating license, should declare to the District Civil Affairs Department name. Civil affairs departments should report within 10th of accepting its name.
    Construction administrative departments deal with work permit should be used when determined by the Home Department's name.
    Residential and road names, determined by the Home Department, submitted to the municipal people's Government. 21st new residential, commercial and residential building, comprehensive office building, or a building name, project departments should be copied to the civil affairs departments at the project approval document; not through construction projects, Planning Department planning document should be CC, civil affairs departments at the same level. Does not meet the requirements of the building name, civil affairs departments should receive the project Department and Planning Department approval documents within 3rd day of return, explanation of reasons for renaming, and reply to CC development units. Approval and planning sector should inform the developers changed the building name. Development Unit shall receive approval Department or planning permission changed its name within one month from the date of notification of the Department, and planning permission Department changed its name to the approval authorities.
    Approval and planning permission sector buildings should be renamed or the cancellation of the related approval documents copied to the civil affairs departments at the same level again. Name of the building in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph as a standard name for the building.
    Scale adjustments, changed its name due to construction projects, according to the provisions of the preceding paragraph.
    22nd all professional departments with the place name meaning name of naming, renaming, and after seeking the views of the public service, by the competent authorities for approval, civil affairs departments at the same level for the record.
    When the 23rd report names named, rename, should indicate the name, changed the name of reason and the proposed abolition of the old name, the new name to be adopted.
    Article 24th cancellations, restore the competence and procedures for approval of names, place names, rename the approval authority and procedures.
    25th article names disappear due to geography change and urban-rural development, district civil affairs departments should report to the public service record.
    Fourth chapter standard geographical names use the 26th in accordance with the requirements laid down in this article, approved by the Standardization Management and reported to the place names as standard names.
    27th of the Home Department shall approve standard names announced to the public in a timely manner, and organizations to promote the use of.
    28th the organs, organizations and armed forces, enterprises, institutions and other organizations in official documents, newspapers, books, radio, movies, maps, textbooks, advertising, signage must be used in the official standard names, not change. 29th Civil Affairs Department is responsible for the codification of standards within their respective administrative regions names reference books and name albums, professional authority responsible for compilation of the departments standard reference books on geographical names and the names of albums.
    Not been authorized or approved by civil affairs departments and professional authorities, other departments and units which are compilation album standard reference books on geographical names and place names.
    The fifth chapter name signs and management article 30th citywide administrative territories, roads within villages, towns and residential areas, high-rise buildings, scenery, relics, main road, bridge, tunnel, platform, station, Hong Kong, and important places such as geographical entities should set the place name sign. 31st article following various names logo, by home sector unified organization, about sector respectively is responsible for set, and maintenance and update: (a) administrative territories bit, Town Road, and street, and Xiang, town, and village resident, town, and village, names logo and House, and floor brand logo, by home sector is responsible for; (ii) city bus stop and the other municipal facilities of names logo, by its competent sector is responsible for; (three) residents residential and business live floor, and integrated Office, buildings of names logo, by units set,
    Property all is responsible for maintenance, and update; (four) traffic, and hydropower facilities, names logo, respectively by traffic, and hydropower sector is responsible for; (five) landscape tour district, and nature reserve, and places, and Memorial to names logo, by tourism, and garden, and heritage, and home sector is responsible for; (six) has names meaning of enterprises name and Office of names logo, by enterprises is responsible for; (seven) other names logo by their of competent sector is responsible for. Article 32nd place name signs must use the standard names, and 15th in accordance with the provisions of article writing, not use a foreign language.
    Auxiliary signs written in foreign languages, related to writing or spelling of geographical names, shall comply with the provisions of article 15th.
    Article 33rd place name sign writing style, layout, content, should be determined by the public administration in conjunction with the departments concerned.
    Article 34th departments responsible for setting name signs should be set within two months after publication of the standard names.
    35th place name sign set, acceptance by the municipal, district and the relevant departments, to be put into use.
    36th Civil Affairs Department and the relevant departments should periodically check on the place name sign in their jurisdiction, found damaged, defiled the name signs, set up departments or units should be notified promptly repair and updates.
    37th article of any units and individuals have the obligation to protect the name signs, and shall not alter, defiling, occlusion, move, damaged the place name sign.
    Units under construction when you need to move the place name sign, shall be reported to the civil affairs departments or professional authorities in advance, after the end of construction, shall be responsible for restitution.
    Management article 38th of the sixth chapter file names file names by civil affairs departments exercise unified leadership, management, businesses accept the supervision and guidance of archives Administration Department.
    39th file names should be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State collection, sorting, cataloguing, identification, preservation, statistics, in order to maintain the historical features of the file names, and place names for the community service.
    40th civil affairs departments should be promptly standard geographical names, name signs set of names and management information to related functions.
    In compliance with the confidentiality provisions of the State under the principle of geographical names information consulting services.
    41st seventh chapter penalty violation the rules of the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 22nd article, place names without permission, had its name changed, by civil affairs departments at the processing opinion, sent people's Government or the relevant authorities charged the lower level people's Governments at the same level or Department to correct it.
    42nd in violation of the provisions of article 21st, irregularities in development units not complying with the prescribed changes name from departments of civil affairs ordered to rectify late refuses, and fined 1000 Yuan and 3000 Yuan fine.
    When the 43rd report naming, renaming, concealing facts or deceit to defraud naming or renaming of, the original name has the right to withdraw its name and changed its name.
    44th in violation of this provision, the use of standard names, use a nonstandard name, or not required to write name signs, by the Home Department be ordered to rectify late refused to correct, punishable by more than 100 Yuan 1000 Yuan fine.
    45th in violation of the provisions of article 29th without authorization and publishes reference books on geographical names, and names the album, by the departments of civil affairs ordered to stop publication and distribution, and fined 1000 Yuan more than 5000 Yuan fine.
    46th in violation of the provisions of article 37th, altered, sign of the tarnish, block names, by the civil affairs departments or professional authorities ordered to rectify late refuses, a fine of 200 Yuan more than 1000 Yuan fine.
    Or move or damage or destroy signs of geographical names by the public security departments in accordance with the People's Republic of China public security administration punishment regulations constitutes a crime, the judicial organ shall investigate its criminal responsibility. 47th party disagrees with the decision of the Home Affairs Department's penalties may apply for administrative reconsideration or file an administrative lawsuit in accordance with law.
    If no application for reconsideration by the parties, no administrative proceedings, nor performs the decision by the Home Department shall apply to the people's Court for compulsory execution. Eighth chapter supplementary articles article 48th these provisions come into force on January 1, 1999.
                                                                                            September 25, 1986, Xiamen, Xiamen City people's Government, issued by the provisional regulations on management of geographical names be abrogated.

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