Fujian Provincial Geographical Names Management

Original Language Title: 福建省地名管理办法

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Fujian Provincial geographical names management

    (May 6, 2014 23rd Executive meeting of Fujian province by Fujian Provincial people's Government on May 28, 2014 143th release come into force July 1, 2014) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to standardize geographical names management, standardization of geographical names, and meet the needs of urban-rural development, social development and people's lives, according to the names and relevant State laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.

    Second approach applies to the management of geographical names within the administrative area of the province.

Article names mentioned in these measures refers to society as mark orientation, geographical scope of natural geographical entity names and entity name of human geography, including:

(A) of mountains, canyons, caves, waterfalls, springs, rivers, River, Lake, River, Canal, sea, coast, bays, harbors, Straits, Islands, reefs, capes, beach, beaches, area geographical entities names;

(B) the provinces, districts and cities and counties (cities, districts) names, towns, streets, and other administrative areas;

(C) development zones, science parks, industrial areas, bonded zone, mining area, weikenqu area, fishing area, agricultural areas, forests, salt economic zone names such as;

(D) the town streets, roads, lanes (Lane, Lane, square) and connected to floor (), number, formed villages, communities, villages, and other residents of the village names;

(E) building, buildings, gardens, villas, Villa, business center and other buildings, residential areas with a name meaning name;

(Vi), station, Hong Kong, courts, roads, railways, bridges, tunnels and other transportation facilities with place name meaning name;

(G) sea walls, dykes, embankments, reservoirs, the River drains, power station name has the meaning of place names such as water conservancy, electric power facilities;

(VIII) parks, scenic spots, cultural relics and monuments, nature reserves, public green space has a place name meaning name of the monument, a popular tourist destination;

    (IX) other names meaning of names.

    Article people's Governments shall, in accordance with the national provisions imposed on geographical names management, classification, grading system, the implementation of normalization and standardization of geographical names, names that incorporate the budget requirements.

The fifth civil affairs departments above the county level people's Governments in charge of the administrative management of geographical names.

    Development and reform, the people's Governments above the county level land, transportation, construction, planning, public security, finance, quality and technical supervision, surveying and mapping, tourism, culture, municipal, business, postal departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities, such as good management of related names.

Sixth civil affairs departments above the county level people's Governments should be based on urban and rural planning, in conjunction with the relevant departments of the administrative areas of place name planning, approved by the people's Government at the organization.

    Geographic name plan shall be coordinated with urban and rural planning.

    Chapter geographical names naming and renaming Seventh place names, permission to change its name in accordance with these rules and procedures shall be followed.

    With its long history, deep cultural connotation, monumental or to the names of non-material cultural heritage protection, any units and individuals are not allowed to rename, rename.

Eighth place names, rename should be guided by the following principles:

(A) to safeguard the national sovereignty and territorial integrity;

(B) to respect the wishes of the people on the ground is conducive to safeguarding national unity, maintaining social harmony;

    (C) to reflect and respect the local history, culture and geographical features, maintain the relative stability of the place names.

Nineth place names, rename should be in accordance with the following provisions:

(A) province within important of natural geographic entity name, same County (city, and district) within of Xiang, and town, and street name, same Xiang, and town within formed village name, same city (town) within of street, and road, and Xiang (in, and Lane, and square), residents to, has names meaning of buildings name, shall not name, and with (harmonic) sound;

(B) the name of village, town and township people's Government station names, street names and street names should be consistent;

(C) the platform, station, Hong Kong, the name field should be consistent with the location name;

(D) the generic term should be worthy of the place names, reflecting its function and category;

(V) may not be known as mountains, rivers, lakes, natural geographical entities names as administrative areas, such as proper names, geographical entities beyond the scope of the administrative and not to its name as the administrative area of proper names;

(F) the construction or reconstruction of the town streets, roads, lanes (Lane, Lane, square), residential names should conform to the hierarchical, serialization and standardization of requirements;

(VII) not a people name names, prohibiting the use of State names and foreign names, the names of the leaders of geographical names;

(VIII) use standard Chinese characters, avoid using unfamiliar words;

(I) the meaning of health, in line with the social morality, you may not use insulting, vulgar language;

    (J) the provisions of other laws and regulations.

Tenth place name generic term use shall conform to the national and provincial regulations.

    Name Universal Naming Convention prescribed separately by the provincial Civil Affairs Department.

11th article does not comply with article eighth of this approach (a), (b) and Nineth part (a), (c), (VII), (IX) provisions, which should be renamed.

    These measures are not in line with the eighth paragraph (c) and Nineth part (b), (d) and (e), (f), (h) provided, can be renamed.

The 12th under any of the following circumstances, can be changed:

(A) the adjustment, you need to change the administrative name;

(B) road changes, need to change road names;

    (C) alteration, expansion of residential areas or buildings, need to change the name.

    13th article, one writing, shall determine a uniform name and characters.

Application for 14th place names, change name, shall submit the following materials:

(A) the nature and scale of geographic entity description, location map;

(B) the reasons for naming, renaming;

(C) intends to use standardized characters, Hanyu Pinyin, meaning of the place name;

    (D) the applicant and the parties concerned and explanatory material.

15th natural geographical entities names, change its name in accordance with the following procedures and permission handling:

(A) domestic famous or involved in the neighbouring province of natural geographical entities names named, rename, apply to the provincial Department of Civil Affairs, after examination by the provincial people's Government, submitted to the State Council for approval;

(B) the province famous or involving two or more districts and cities of natural geographical entities names of naming, renaming, by application from the District Municipal Government, examined by the provincial Department of Civil Affairs and in consultation with the relevant district municipality, after submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval;

(C) District of the city celebrated or involving more than two counties (cities, districts) of natural geographical entities names of naming, renaming, by the relevant counties (cities, districts) shall apply, examined by the district municipal Civil Affairs Department and in consultation with the relevant County (municipal and district) people's Government, after the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

    (D) the County (city, district) the natural geographical entities names in naming, renaming, by the application from the Township and town people's Governments, counties (cities and districts) after review Government Civil Affairs Department, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    16th administrative name of article naming, renaming, in accordance with the relevant administrative procedures and permissions management for processing.

    17th development zones, science parks, industrial areas, bonded zone, mines, weikenqu, agricultural areas, forests, salt, fisheries and other economic region names named, rename, apply by relevant professional authorities, after the examination by the civil affairs departments above the county level people's Government, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

18th residents ' names of named permissions, change its name in accordance with the following procedures and processing:

(A) formed village communities, villages, village names, naming, name, make an application by Township and town people's Governments or neighborhood offices, counties (cities and districts) after review Government Civil Affairs Department, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

(B) Township, named after the name of a street, road, alley, town, rename, apply by Township and town people's Governments, the County (City) Government Civil Affairs Department, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

(C) the County (City) of the city (town) in the street, road, alley (Lane, Lane, square) naming, renaming, developed by construction units or use apply, by County (City) Government Civil Affairs Department, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval;

    (D) Street, road, Alley district (Lane, Lane, square) naming, renaming, developed by construction units or use apply, by municipal district people's Government civil affairs departments of first instance, district municipal Civil Affairs Department for review, reported that the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    19th transport facilities, water conservancy, electric power facilities name and mark, resort name, naming, renaming, by a professional unit to apply to the professional departments, with inputs from the people's Government at the Department of Civil Affairs, after the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval. 20th building, residential names named, the construction unit shall, before project approval, approval or for the record, the proposed name to city and County Civil Affairs Department filing procedures. Changed its name for the name of buildings, residential areas, construction units or by owner name to be renamed to city and County Civil Affairs Department filing procedures.

City and County departments of civil affairs at the time of filing, buildings, residential areas to record name does not comply with national and provincial regulations, shall, within 5 working days notice-building employer or ownership changes.

    Documented names of the buildings, residential areas, due to reasons such as project sizing, it needs renaming to re-establish filing procedures.

    21st because of natural change, adjustment, urban construction and other reasons of disappearance of place names, relevant departments shall be sold under the names of permissions and procedure names.

22nd floor (House), building numbers by County (city, district) people's Government Civil Affairs Department prepared and issued corresponding to the property owner or Manager numbers permit.

    Certificate styles provided by the provincial Department of civil affairs.

    23rd place names are named, was renamed evaluation and justification of the need, should listen to public opinion and, if necessary, can hold hearings.

    24th to name approval, had its name changed, or distribution of place names, civil affairs departments above the county level people's Governments shall, in the name approval or cancellation date of 30th and announced to the public.

    Chapter III use of standard geographical names 25th article above the county level people's Government for approval or for the record of place names as standard names.

    Before the implementation of these measures with civil affairs departments above the county level people's Government into directories, gazetteers, toponymic map identificatications standard names, such as the publication of names, as standard names.

The 26th Chinese standard names should conform to the following provisions:

(A) by the proper names and generic term consists of two parts, do not use noun names alone, prohibiting the use of overlapping generic term; (B) according to the standard Chinese characters written in Mandarin pronunciation.

Building numbers using Arabic writing, you may not use foreign language spelling;

    (C) with similar names are not within the specified range with the same name.

The 27th Chinese Roman alphabet spelling of place names, in accordance with national development and the implementation of the rules of Chinese phonetic alphabet spelling of Chinese geographical names.

    Of place names in minority nationality languages translation and writing Chinese characters, Chinese translations of foreign names, to translation rules for the standards prescribed by the State.

Standard names should be used within the article 28th of the following:

(A) the State organs, public organizations, enterprises, institutions and other organizations of the notices, documents, etc;

(B) newspapers, books, radio, television, map and information networks;

(C) marked with the names of all types of marks, trademark, advertising, plaque, etc;

(D) the public, postal code books and other published telephone book;

(E) the names of public places and public facilities identified;

    (Vi) legal instruments, identification and other documents and certificates.

    29th construction bidding for construction permits, pre-sale permit, housing registration certificates and declarations relating to place names such as household settled in, you should use the standard names.

30th civil affairs departments above the county level people's Government is responsible for the codification of the administrative gazetteer, toponymic dictionaries, standard names such as a political map publications, no other units or individuals shall not be compiled.

Published or show not published of this administrative range within various names of names figure, and names Atlas, and names figure set (including electronic version), topic figure (book) of, in printing or show Qian, belongs to province sex of, its trial sample figure should reported Province Government home sector audit; belongs to regional of, should reported set district city government home sector audit, and submitted following material:

(A) the application;

(B) trial samples;

(C) the standard geographical names source descriptions.

    Civil affairs departments should be white within 20th trial date of sample receipt issued an audit opinion.

    31st civil affairs departments above the county level people's Governments shall establish place names file management system, establishing the geographic names information system, strengthening the management of file names, to provide the community with information and consulting services on geographical names.

    Establishment and management of the fourth chapter name signs Article 32nd place name sign is a marker for marking place names and related information.

Similar name signs should be harmonized within a certain area.

    Administrative territories, town streets, roads, lanes (Lane, Lane, square), building (House), door, has a name meaning transportation, water conservancy, electric power facilities, monument, a popular tourist destination, as well as important natural places such as geographical entities, should set the place name sign.

Article 33rd administrative territories, town streets, roads, lanes (Lane, Lane, square), building (House), building numbers and important geographical entity name signs, by the city and County (district) Government civil affairs departments are responsible for setting up, maintaining and managing requirements, included in the local government budget.

Place name meaning transportation, water conservancy, electric power facilities, monument, a popular tourist destination the place name sign, by specialized authorities are responsible for setting up, maintenance and management, requirements set by departments.

Requirements for country names flag is set, borne by the people's Governments at the county level.

    Other toponym mark, by the relevant departments and the duties and administrative rights responsible for Setup, maintenance, and management, requirements set by departments.

    The 34th new naming names, shall, within 60 days after the publication names flag is set.

35th making name signs, set up, shall conform to the national standards.

    Place name sign shape, size and texture provided by the provincial Civil Affairs Department and executive producer. The 36th article of any units and individuals have the obligation to protect the place name sign.

Name signs shall be clear and complete, prohibition of the defile, blocking, destruction and unauthorized removal, removable name signs.

    Moving, removal of name signs due to construction reasons, should be submitted to the place name sign sets Department, and is responsible for restoring the status quo ante before the end of construction, the costs borne by the construction unit.

37th civil affairs departments above the county level people's Governments shall, jointly with relevant departments of the place name sign set, maintenance, and management of supervision and inspection, found to have one of the following circumstances shall notify the name flag to replacement:

(A) name signs do not use the standard name or style, writing, spelling, and does not meet national standards;

(B) the geographical names has changed its name but the names logo has not changed;

    (C) the place name sign damaged, illegible or incomplete.

    Chapter fifth penalty

The 38th article violates these rules, any of the following circumstances, civil affairs departments above the county level people's Government ordered to stop, rectify; fails, revoked its name, and a fine of 4000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan fine:

(A) violates the principle of place names, rename or provisions should be changed but have not changed;

    (B) name the names without permission, had its name changed.

    39th in violation of the rules, not using names or not in accordance with the national provisions of the standard writing, translation and writing, spelling standards names, civil affairs departments above the county level people's Government a rectification, it fails, punishable by fines of less than 2000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.

    40th article violates these rules, without authorization, set the place name sign, by the people's Governments above the county level departments of civil affairs ordered to dismantle or relevant professional authorities, fails to dismantle, law enforcement, and a fine of 4000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan fine.

41st article violates these rules, altering, defile, occlusion and or move or remove the name signs, by the people's Governments above the county level the Home Department or other relevant professional authorities shall order its deadline to restore the status quo ante; cannot be restored to its original condition or fails to restore the status quo ante, punishable by fines of less than 2000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.

    Steal, damage deliberately name signs, by the public security organs in accordance with the People's Republic of China relevant provisions of the law on public security administration punishments for punishment.

    42nd Civil Affairs Department and other departments concerned in the management of geographical names neglect, abuse, deception, the directly responsible person in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given sanctions.

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles 43rd article of the rules take effect on July 1, 2014.

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