Spatial planning is planning which brings together policies for land development and space with policies of other sectors. The focus of Spatial planning is related mostly with rational use of land based on approved rules and control fulfilling the requirements of social, economic and environmental factors and in making decisions that support sustainable development for the region to which the plan is dedicated. Spatial planning aims to align the spatial impact of different sectors by promoting a positive impact on society and minimizing or eliminating conflicts of developments of different sectors in the space.
This Capstone project addresses the important problem of functional improvement of Spatial Planning System in Kosovo. Major questions which have been addressed include the following: What are the causes and problems that the current system is facing? What is the structure of the organization and what is the actual communication between Central and Municipal levels? What are the technical and human capacities? At what level of priority is the existing spatial planning sector? What is the level of spatial plans execution, and which are obstacles that affect their implementation? What is the existing legal basis and what are the barriers?
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