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Planning Act (No. 937 of 2009).

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This Act ensures a plan uniting the community s interests in land use and contributes to protecting the country's environment in order for the society to develop on a sustainable basis in regards to human living conditions and preservation of animal and plant life. Regional and local councils shall publish a statement of their strategy for the region's respective municipality contribution to sustainable development in the 21st century. This strategy shall include information on how people, organizations and associations shall be involved in this project called Local (Local Agenda 21).
The Act consists of 16 Chapters and 1 Annex: Purpose (1); Land Planning (2); Plan in coastal areas (2a); (Repealed) (2b); Planning in the metropolitan area (2c); Planning for retail trade (2d); Regional Development Planning (3); Municipality Planning (4); Local Planning (5); Development Agreements for infrastructure (5a); Plan provision and Repeal (6); Local Agenda 21 (6a); Zoning and rural administration (7); Holiday Areas (8); Facilitations (9); Reversals (10); Expropriation, takeover, etc. (11); Monitoring (12); Administrative rules, etc. (13); Appeals and legal proceedings (14) Legalization and Punishment (15); Entry into force and transitional provisions (16).
Annex 1 - Map.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 October 2009.
Repealing Act No. 921, 918, 919 of 22 December 1989, Act No. 123 of 1 April 1980, Act No. 328 of 18 June 1969, Act No. 305 of 30 June 1922, Act No. 920 of 22 December 1989 (Chapter 2, article 12, section 3), Law No. 207 of 25 May 1983 (articles 2-3), Act No. 571 of 8 August 1990 (article 24, section 1, No. 1-2, section 3, 5 and articles 27, 28a-28d, 28f, section 1, No. 1-2 and section 3).
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Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om planl gning.