Limited area of ​​validity
From January 1st 2019 the Avannaata Municipal Plan 2018-2030 became applicable and has since then been in effect
This means that the Qaasuitsup Municipal Plan 2014-2026 has since January 1st 2019 only been applicable to Kommune Qeqertalik.
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0003-O04  Recreational buffer zone for the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Location – town/settlement
Nunaannaq (The open country)

Unbuilt areas

Specific use
Unbuilt natural areas

The area is to be used for a landscape buffer zone around Ilulissat Icefiord.
Piste equipment may be used following permission. The following activities area permitted and no limitations apply: sealing, whaling and fishing as well as sailing and tenting.

Current conditions
Areas located within two kilometres of the protection zone limit, be they land, ice or sea. This limit is to reflect what is reasonably estimated to be within visible proximity of the protected area.
The area covers a total of 645 km².

Building provisions
The area is to remain clear of buildings and facilities. However, to a limited extent, a few hunting and emergency huts may be established as long as their number does not change the area’s overall use.

Remaining available space
No special provisions

Traffic service and utilities
No traffic or power supply plants can be established.
Access to the subarea is thorough the landscape buffer zone. Snowmobile traffic to the subarea can only take place in a dedicated snowmobile corridor, which has been zoned in a municipal bylaw for motorised traffic in the open country.
It is possible to mark hiking paths through the areas.

Listed, protected and preservation-worthy features
No special provisions

Regulated zones
No special provisions

Special provisions
No special provisions

Avannaata Kommunia · Postboks 1023 · 3952 Ilulissat · Grønland · · E-mail: · Tlf.: +299 70 18 00
Kommune Qeqertalik · Postboks 220 · 3950 Aasiaat · Grønland · · E-mail: · Tlf.: +299 70 19 00
Last edited 23-5-2017