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Subnational Business Reforms in Russian Federation

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

These reforms were published in Doing Business in 2012

Irkutsk

Irkutsk made it easier to start a business by centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop. Companies no longer notarize the signatures to open a bank account.

The implementation of the Federal Urban Development Code and better compliance with its time limits streamlined the process to deal with construction permits in Irkutsk.

Irkutsk made it easier to transfer property. The requirement to obtain cadastral passports on the land plot and building was eliminated if these had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr') and companies no longer notarize copies of corporate documents.

Kazan

Kazan implementated the Federal Urban Development Code and streamlined the process to deal with construction permits.

Kazan made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain cadastral passports on land plots and buildings when they had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr').

Perm

Perm made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

Perm implemented the Federal Urban Development Code and streamlined the process to deal with construction permits.

Perm made it easier to transfer property. The requirement to obtain cadastral passports on the land plot and building was eliminated if these had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr') and companies no longer notarize copies of corporate documents.

Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

Better compliance with documentation requirements of the Urban Development Code and its time limits streamlined the process to deal with construction permits in Petrozavodsk.

Petrozavodsk made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain the Plan-spravka and the plan cadastral passports on land plots and buildings when they had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr'). Companies no longer notarize copies of corporate documents.

Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

Compliance with the federal documentation requirements of the Urban Development Code streamlined the process to deal with construction permitting process in Rostov-on-Don.

Rostov-on-Don made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain cadastral passports on land plots and buildings when they had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr').

Saint-Petersburg

Saint-Petersburg made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

Saint Petersburg streamlined the process to deal with construction permits by complying by the Urban Development Code and increasing efficiency.

Saint Petersburg made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain cadastral passports on buildings and speeding up the registration.

Tomsk

Tomsk made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

The implementation of the federal urban development code in Tomsk and its harmonization with the city's administrative legislation streamlined the process to deal with construction permits.

Tomsk made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain cadastral passports on buildings when they had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr').

Tver

Tver implemented the federal urban development code and streamlined the process to deal with construction permits.

Tver made it easier to transfer property. The requirement to obtain cadastral passports on the land plot and building was eliminated if these had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr') and companies no longer notarize copies of corporate documents.

Voronezh

Voronezh made it easier to start a business centralizing more functions in the one-stop shop.

Voronezh implemented the Federal Urban Development Code and streamlined the process to deal with construction permits.

Voronezh made registering property transfers easier by eliminating the requirement to obtain cadastral passports on land plots and buildings when they had been previously submitted to the Federal Service of State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography ('Rosreestr').