Kartepe Recreation Areas Licenses: Kartepe Municipality, Ski Center and Sapanca Lake has begun to work for the license of facilities.
In line with the instructions of the Mayor of Kartepe, Hüseyin Üzülmez, municipal teams initiated a study on the recreation and resting areas in order to prevent tourism activities, prevent illegal installation and not allow informal economy.
The Municipality of Kartepe works for the regular development of tourism in the district. Kartepe has a coordinated cooperation with the relevant ministries and institutions for the development of tourism in a planned manner, especially for preserving the natural beauty on the mountain road. Uncontrolled construction of the facilities in the form of recreational areas and recreation areas in the forest area is not allowed. As a result of the studies carried out with the Forestry Regional Directorate and Forestry Directorate, the license was opened for the construction.
Kartepe Municipality Directorate of Reconstruction and Urbanization, within the boundaries of the district since 2012 in accordance with the Recreation Areas Regulation; Construction Permits registered to Golcuk Forestry Directorate were registered to Natural Nature Parks registered to Kocaeli Branch of Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs. The aim of the study is to build qualified buildings in the forest areas instead of illegal facilities. Along the highway to the ski resort, the license has been issued for the promenade areas, but the forest areas located in the Derbent, Suadiye and Arslanbey borders have been started to be licensed on the request of the Construction License of Sakarya Forestry Regional Directorate-Gölcük Forest Management Directorate.
Kartepe Municipality Directorate of Zoning and Urban Planning teams, the request of the Gölcük Forest Management Directorate in Maşukiye 10 units have issued a license and requests the 5 of the license process continues. Municipal teams, the request of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs Kocaeli Branch in the border of Derbent Suadiye 1 pieces Natural Park was licensed. Regulatory works in the recreation and recreation areas are carried out continuously by the municipal teams in line with the demands.