Planning

The Planning and Building Act

The Planning and Building Act is a tool for safeguarding the public interest and managing land use. Planning pursuant to the Act shall ensure sustainable development for the whole country and that it is open to all to take part in decisions that concern their surroundings.

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Planning in Norway

Planning pursuant to the The Planning and Building Act shall ensure sustainable development for the whole country and that it is open to all to take part in decisions that concern their surroundings.

Planning in figures

A short description of demography, norwegian areas and municipal planning in Norway. Population growth is an important basis for planning at the national, regional and local levels.

National framework

National expectations in respect of planning, central government planning guidelines and planning provisions govern land use at the regional and municipal levels.

Current

Public Participation in Planning

Guideline: How to Facilitate Increased Public Participation and Influence in Municipal and Regional Plannning pursuant to the Planning and Building Act.

More on Planning

Documents

Contact

Director General Jarle Jensen

Phone: +47 22 24 59 00
Mobile phone: +47 975 05 056

Department for Planning

Phone: +47 22 24 59 01/02
Address: Postboks 8112 Dep., 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgt. 59, Oslo