INTERREG III B CADSES
project part-financed by the European Union
Work Package 4
Planning plays a key role in ICZM. Unfortunately, many of the spatial planning laws and procedures do not stand up to the requirements of modern Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Spatial plans according to ICZM criteria should be defined according to ecological and functional rather than administrative borders – which is rarely the case at the moment, to name just one example.
PlanCoast is going to link ICZM to statutory spatial planning processes in a selected number of pilot projects. The long – term objective is to optimise the relevant spatial planning policies on both national and regional level.
Spatial Planning in Action Working Group is going to: