General Data
Name of instrument Spatial Development Strategy of a Municipality (= Strategija prostorskega razvoja obcine)
Country SI
Spatial level local
Type Spatial planning instrument
Subtype Formal planning instrument
Description The strategy outlines starting points and visions of spatial development of a municipality and directions for development and land use in certain areas. It defines starting points and objectives of municipal spatial development, conception for activities location and conception for particular systems of local importance (settlements system, communal infrastructure, landscape development etc.), conception for development and management of settlements. It is a base for formulation of municipality's development programs and annual budgetary financing as well as of enterprises business plans. To sum it up: - It is the highest municipal spatial planning act - It is adopted by the municipal council - It covers the whole municipal territory - It lays down the framework of spatial organisation for future municipal development,
General objectives - to enable balanced spatial development of a municipality;
- to clearly outline a municipal development vision;
- to outline plans for the implementation of a municipality's future vision .
General objectives keywords urban development; municipal land policy; land development;
Responsible Local authority/Municipal council
Stakeholder Involved Local authority/Municipal council; National authority;
Reference It must no be in contradiction with the Spatial Development Strategy of Slovenia and the Spatial Order of Slovenia.
General assessment of strength and weakness It is a good base for economic, environmental and social development of a municipality.
Date of entry 2007/05/04
Legal status mandatory
Extension all municipalities
Type of monitoring Mixture of quantitative and qualitative reporting
Preconditions for implementation
General comment Due to expection of a new law, not all strategies were developed despite that the law has been introduced 3 years ago.
Status very strong direct relevance
Ranking 5
Ranking 5
Remark the strategy sets the frame for an integrative spatial development considering economic, social and environmental development; so a high acceptance is assumed
Ranking 4
Status legislation, staff, budget
Ranking 3
Remark difficult to assess