The Spatial Planning System in Romania

Journal Title: Romanian Review of Regional Studies - Year 2013, Vol 9, Issue 2


In this article, we try to give an overview about the major changes and shifts that have determined the functioning of the spatial planning system in Romania. In this respect, we use the major legislative acts and the official planning documents from different scales (national, regional, and local) and the personal experiences in the development of different spatial planning documents as major information sources. The main results confirm that, while there is an evident Europeanization of the planning institutions and documents on national level, the local and regional levels are still strongly context dependent, mixing characteristics of three major planning styles: comprehensive integrated, land-use oriented, and urbanism.

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JÓZSEF BENEDEK (2013). The Spatial Planning System in Romania. Romanian Review of Regional Studies, 9(2), 23-30.