Whose projects drag?

Approving a detail plan takes sometimes 9 years in Tallinn, while others are approved in less than a year. Such a difference gives favourable ground to corruption and unfair competition, Äripäev reports.

There are two people behind an idea to put plans to ranking – Toomas Luman and Ivo Parbus. Latter of them, a Deputy Mayor, who is responsible for detail plans and an advisor to Taavi Aas, spent 6 months in prison. Allegedly one of his ‘tasks’ was lifting the files, in other words he was the man who speeded up approval of detail plans.