General Data
Name of instrument Regional Conception of Spatial Development (= Regionalna zasnova prostorskega razvoja)
Country SI
Spatial level national
Type Spatial planning instrument
Subtype Formal planning instrument
Description This is a conception of long-term spatial development of a certain region (several municipalities) and a direction for its implementation.It determines spatial regulations of regional importance and forms directions for the preparation of spatial planning and implementation of state and municipal documents.
General objectives It is planned to be a partner act between the state and municipalities. Its key objectives are:
- positioning of state spatial interests into spatial development of a region
- positioning of spatial arrangements (= planned location of activities, buildings and engineering works in a planning zone) of state importance;
- forming and spatial positioning of areas and arrangements of regional importance;
- harmonising and completion of regional issues into existing spatial planning documents of municipalities.
General objectives keywords regional development; building land; settlement pattern; municipal land policy;
Responsible National authority
Stakeholder Involved Local authority/Municipal council;
Reference It is based on the Spatial Planning Act and outlined in the Decree of Slovenia's Spatial Development Strategy
General assessment of strength and weakness Strength:
- balanced consideration of state and municipal interests
- good starting point for formulation of municipalities' spatial orders;
- coordination of spatial development on a supra-municipal level and on regional level;
- better harmonization of space interventions;

- they are not seriously taken into cosideration
Date of entry 2007/05/04
Legal status mandatory
Extension all municipalities
Comment It is a framework for development. Not mandatory, but if it exists it is mandatory base for preparation of state detailed plans and for spatial planning documents of municipalities which are included into the conception.
Type of monitoring Mixture of quantitative and qualitative reporting
Preconditions for implementation
General comment
Status strong direct relevance
Ranking 4
Status accepted (at least) by municipal administration and superordinate administrations
Ranking 2
Remark acceptance possibly higher, but not deducible by the information in the database
Ranking 5
Status Political will
Ranking 4
Status Direction of effect, acceptability
Ranking 2