The present Law lays down provisions relating to space and land use planning. The land and its partition has to be developed, ordered and secured through efficient land use plans with a view to a sustainable use of natural resources. The text consists of 30 articles divided into 5 Parts as follows: General provisions relating to tasks and principles of land use planning and definition of terms (I); Special plans for use of land (II); Proceedings on land use planning (III); Further instruments to carry out planning, and co-operation (IV); Competent authorities, final provisions (V). Tow Annexes are enclosed: Contents of the Environmental Report (1); Criteria for the assessment of environmental impact (2).
Implemented by: Lower Saxony Land Use Planning Law. (2014-06-25)
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