Are site visits
mandatory to submit a project proposal?
No visits are mandatory but they are highly recommended to allow a
better understanding of each site. To join the site visit, you must register.
Registration forms are available on each site sheet by clicking on the button “S’inscrire
à la visite.”
Do selected projects receive
Financing is available for some partner sites. Whether funding is
available is specified on the site sheet.
Do projects have to
utilize all of the space available on a site?
No, project developers are free to choose which parts of the site they
wish to utilize.
Were the Architectes
des Bâtiments de France (ABF) consulted?
The City of Paris presented all sites available in the public tender to
the Architectes des Bâtiments de France, who did not object to greening or
urban agriculture projects. Nonetheless, selected project developers will have
to carry out the administrative procedures required for the establishment of
What construction is
possible on a Parisculteurs site?
Any permanent structure can be built on the sites, subject to structural
constraints, compatibility with zoning laws (Plan Local d’Urbanisme), and local
Is it possible to
finance a project through sponsorship?
The greening of private and public buildings in Paris corresponds to a general
interest activity in defense of the natural environment. In this context,
donations made in cash or in kind to the City of Paris may confer eligibility to
a sponsorship scheme as long as they comply with the eligibility requirements
laid out by this scheme and are free of donor cash considerations. You can
refer to articles 200 and 238bis of the French general tax code.
Is the review process
for project proposals confidential?
To incentivize high quality and innovative proposals, the City of Paris is
committed to ensuring applicants’ projects and ideas are protected. Experts involved in the selection process sign
a confidentiality agreement and are not authorized to participate in projects.