Terminology

Land Use Planning

Land use planning, spatial planning or territorial cohesion identifies a branch of public policy that is comprised of various disciplines that regulate the use of land in an efficient and ethical way.

Regional Planning

Regional planning is a sub-branch of land use planning that deals with the efficient placement of land use activities, infrastructure and settlement growth across an area of land larger than an individual city or town.

Urban Planning

Urban, city, or town planning is a sub-branch of land use planning that involves the built and social environments of municipalities and communities.

Building Law

Building- or Construction-Law describes the laws and regulations that govern permits for building, conditions for building, standards and requirements, distances to roads, other buildings etc.