A new PDM Municipal Land Plan to govern the county of Silves comes into effect from January 12th. The document was approved in a Municipal Assembly on December 11th and was published in the Government Gazette on Monday. With this document, Silves Council says it now has “a new instrument of structural and fundamental governance for the management and development of the territory, which is up-to-date, prospective, adapted and flexible”. It replaces the 1995 PDM.