CETINJE

  • Location: Business zone Cetinje I
  • Type: Brownfield
  • Area: approximately 14.3 ha
  • Land ownership: Mixed, public-private
  • Planning documents: Detailed urban plan
  • Terrain features: Flat
  • Utilities: Yes
  • Power supply: Yes
  • Telecommunications: Yes
  • A large number of facilities is completely empty, cleared and ready for new production
  • Type: Greenfield
  • Area: 49.3 ha
  • Land ownership: 100% local government
  • Planning documents: Detailed urban plan
  • Terrain features: Partly flat, partly tilted and being technically prepared for use
  • Power supply: No
  • Telecommunications: Yes

CETINJE

  • Area: 901.5 km2
  • Population: approximately 16,650
  • Climate: moderate continental
  • Roads: M-2.3 highway Podgorica-Cetinje-Budva; M-18 highway Šćepan Polje-Nikšić-Podgorica; Highway Nikšić-Grahovo-Risan; regional road R-1 Cetinje-Njeguši-Kotor; regional road R-13 Cetinje-Lovćen, regional road R-15 Čekanje-Čevo-Nikšić, regional road R-23 Danilovgrad-Čevo-Grahovo (Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Railway infrastructure: Cetinje is 30 km away from the railway station of Podgorica, about 55 km from the railway station in Bar, and industrial rail tracks of the Port of Bar.
  • The nearest air traffic terminals are in Podgorica and Tivat. Cetinje is situated about 40 km from Podgorica Airport in Golubovci and about 45 km from the airport in Tivat.
  • Old Royal Capital Cetinje is connected to the power supply system of Montenegro with the 110/35 kV Cetinje substation, the 35 kV distribution network and two small hydropower plants within its territory. Power supply is secure and of good quality.
  • Farming land: 19,267 ha (96% pastures and meadows)
  • Forests: 28,000 ha occupying about 30% of the total territory
  • Mineral resources: there are deposits of architectural-construction (ornamental) stone, whose reserves are estimated at 16.5 million m3 at a number of sites. In addition to the ornamental one, very important are sites of technical construction stone.
  • In addition to the old Montenegrin Royal Capital Cetinje, which is the cultural centre of Montenegro, the larger area includes also ​​the villages Njeguši, Rijeka Crnojevića, fortifications Lesendro and Žabljak, and the monasteries on Skadar Lake. With the natural beauty of Mount Lovćen and Skadar Lake, Cetinje boasts huge tourism potentials enabling the development of different forms of tourism.

The business environment in Cetinje is characterized by significant incentives for investors defined through several programs.

  • Incentives for investments in business zones
  1. Greenfield investments
  • Reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure

– 80% for 20-50 newly created jobs

– 90% for 50-100 newly created jobs

– 100% for more than 100 newly created jobs

  • Local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • Free-of-charge business plan development
  • a personal adviser in the mayor’s office is assigned to investors who create more than 100 jobs
  1. Brownfield investments

 

  • Reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure

– 80% for 20-50 newly created jobs

– 90% for 50-80 newly created jobs

– 100% for more than 80 newly created jobs

 

  • Decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project

– 100% for first two years for 20-50 newly created jobs

– 100% for first two years plus 50% for two more years for 50-80 newly created jobs

– 100% for four years plus 50% for two more years for more than 80 newly created jobs

  • Free-of-charge business plan development
  • a personal adviser in the mayor’s office is assigned to investors who create more than 80 jobs
  • Incentives for investment in case of land lease

Greenfield and Brownfield

  • Reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure
    • 50% for 10-30 newly created jobs
    • 60% for 30-50 newly created jobs
    • 70% for 50-80 newly created jobs
    • 80% for more than 80 newly created jobs
  • Decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project
    • 80% for first two years for 10-30 newly created jobs
    • 100% during the first year plus 50% for the second year for 30-50 newly created jobs
    • 100% for two years plus 50% for the third year for more than 50-80 newly created jobs
    • 100% for three years plus 50% for the fourth year for over 80 newly created jobs
  • Local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees for investments creating more than 80 jobs
  • Free-of-charge business plan development
  • a personal adviser in the mayor’s office is assigned to investors who create more than 80 jobs

 

  • Incentives for investments outside the business zone
  • For 5-15 newly created jobs
  • support of 500 euros / newly created job
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 50%
  • free-of-charge business plan development
  • local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • For 15-30 newly created jobs
  • support of 800 euros / newly created job
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 70%
  • free-of-charge business plan development
  • local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first two years
  • For 30-50 newly created jobs
  • support of 1,100 euros / newly created job
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 80%
  • free-of-charge business plan development
  • local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first two years plus 50% for the third year
  • For 50-80 newly created jobs
  • support of 1,500 euros / newly created job
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 80%
  • free-of-charge business plan development
  • local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first three years
  • for investors who create more than 80 jobs, a personal adviser in the mayor’s office is assigned
  • For more than 80 newly created jobs
  • support of 2,000 euros / newly created job
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 100%
  • free-of-charge business plan development
  • local government funds one employed trainee for every ten employees
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first three years plus 50% for the subsequent two years
  • for investors who create more than 80 jobs, a personal adviser in the mayor’s office is assigned

 

  • The program of incentives for tourism development

 

Construction of new facilities and reconstruction of existing facilities

  • for facilities with 20-40 beds
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 60%
  • for facilities with 40-80 beds
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 80%
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first two years
  • for facilities with over 80 beds
  • reduction of charges for provision of utility infrastructure by 90%
  • decreasing property tax for facilities needed for the investment project by 100% for the first two years
  • Public utilities
No. Type Rate
1. Water supply and sanitation 3.17 €/m3
2. Solid waste collection and disposal /

 

  • Taxes
  1. Property tax
No. Type of facility Tax rate
1. Business premises 0.60
2. Production facilities (industrial halls, etc.) 0.10
3. Ancillary facilities 0.10

 

The tax base for the property tax calculation is the market value of the property according to the zone where it is located.

  1. Surtax to personal income tax

The rate of surtax to the personal income tax is defined by the Law on Local Self-Government Funding and amounts to 15% for the Old Royal Capital Cetinje.

  • Charges
  1. Charge for provision of utility infrastructure to construction land

The table below shows the charge rates depending on the zone for business premises:

Building zone Ia Ib Ic II III a III b IV V VI VII
Charge rate (€/m2) 80 80 80 72 72 72 64 40 38 32

 

The average rate of the charge for provision of utility infrastructure is 56 €/m2.

 

  1. Charge for the use of municipal roads
No. TYPE OF CHARGE RATE
1. Annual charge for road land lease

–        Streets in towns and settlements

–        Local roads

–        Uncategorised roads

 

3.5 €/m2

3.0 €/m2

2.0 €/m2

2. Charge for connecting the access road to a municipal road one-off during the construction stage):

–        Streets in towns and settlements

–        Local roads

–        Uncategorised roads

 

 

 

490 €

450 €

200 €

3. Charge for placing pipework, water pipes, sewage pipes, power, telephone and telegraph cables along a public road:

 

Urban street:

–        along the road alignment

–        outside the road alignment

–        crossing the road (per crossing)

Local roads:

–        along the road alignment

–        outside the road alignment

–        crossing the road (per crossing)

Uncategorized roads:

–        along the road alignment

–        outside the road alignment

–        crossing the road (per crossing)

 

 

 

 

 

5.9 €/m2

1.9 €/m2

750 €

 

5.5 €/m2

1.3 €/m2

700 €

 

2.9 €/m2

0.9 €/m2

200 €

4. Annual charge for placing and installing electronic, telephone and antennae devices and equipment:

–        one-off (upon instalment)

–        annual

 

 

 

2,500 €

800 €

5. Charge for the use of commercial facilities which have access from a municipal road (except gas stations) (annual):

–        hotels

–        restaurants

–        other facilities

300-5,400 €

50-70 €

100-150 €

6. Charges for placing signboards on and along roadways:

–        depending on the size and type of signboard, annual

 

 

 

30-100 €/m2

 

 

  • Municipal fees
No. TYPE OF MUNICIPAL FEE RATE
1. Fees for asphalt and concrete bases, stone processing bases and sand production 300 €/month
2. Fees for wood cutting equipment:

–        bandsaw

–        gutter

–        circular saw

 

 

30 €/month

30 €/month

30 €/month

3. Fess for using billboards and panels

(depending on the size and type) (monthly)

8-18 €/m2
4. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities – transmission poles (monthly) /
5. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities – distribution poles (monthly) /
6. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities – substations  35/10 KV (monthly) /
7. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities – substations (assembly concrete substation, concrete substation, brick-built substation, distribution substation) /
8. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities – one pillar substations /
9. Fee for the use of existing and placing new power supply facilities  – low voltage cabinets (LV cabinets) /
10. Fee for the use of telecommunication facilities – mobile phone mast stations /
11. Fee for the use of telecommunication facilities – poles and manholes /
12. Fee for water plants and water machines /
13. Watercraft fee (monthly) 100 €/watercraft
14. Commercial use of the shore (monthly) 10 €/m2

 

 

Mayor
Aleksandar Bogdanović Title Mayor
Tel 041 231 755
E-mail gradonacelnik@cetinje.me
Mayor’s Office
Ana Nikolić Title Deputy Mayor
Tel 041 231 755
E-mail ana.nikolic@cetinje.me
Dražen Blažić Title Head of Office
Tel 041 230 410
E-mail drazen.blazic@cetinje.me
Directorate of Investment and Development
Božidar Božović Title Director
Tel 067 245 296
E-mail bozidar.bozovic@cetinje.me
Secretariat of Finance and Enterprise Development
Zoran Jovićević Title Secretary
Tel 067 637 916
E-mail sekretarijat.frp@cetinje.me
Business Centre Office
Luka Jovićević Title Director
Tel 041 231 452
E-mail biznis.centar@cetinje.me