Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Thau

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Communauté d'agglomération
Bassin de Thau
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Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
No. of communes 14
Established December 31, 2002
Seat Frontignan
Government
 • President François Commeinhes
Area
 • Total 310 km2 (120 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 125,010
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Budget 87 M € (budget 2006)

The Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Thau (also: Thau Agglo) is an intercommunal government structure, in the Hérault département of the Occitanie région, in France.

Composition[edit]

Since the former Communauté de communes du Nord du Bassin de Thau was merged into it in January 2017, the Bassin de Thau consists of 14 communes:[1][2][3]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The CABT has for mandatory areas of jurisdiction:

  • Economic development,
  • Land management,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Town political structures.

It is to oversee as well:

  • Organization of common transport problems,
  • Sanitation collection and treatment,
  • Assessment, protection, and economic impact of the local environment,
  • The creation, management and assessment of cultural and sporting organizations across the communes.

Activities of the CABT[edit]

Areas over which the CABT has shared jurisdiction:

  • Ports,
  • Fisheries and shellfish cultivation,
  • Vineyard Cultivation,
  • Wine and Spirits production,
  • Thermal Energy production,
  • Tourism.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thau Agglo website
  2. ^ BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ INSEE

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°26′30″N 3°40′40″E / 43.44167°N 3.67778°E / 43.44167; 3.67778