The Impact of Urban Planning on the Development of Territorial Land Resources: Experience in Lithuania

Evaldas Ramanauskas, Liucijus Dringelis


This paper describes the planning situation in Lithuania after regaining the independence. All processes that have influence on planning process nowadays are the result of the evolution of legal basis, land restitution and economics conditions. Nowadays in Lithuania the planning process challenges many obstacles that are connected with private ownership, land restitution, land acquisition, as well as urban policy. The results of new urbanization are reviewed according to the following three aspects: economic, social and environmental ones. The paper discusses such rising problems as extensive suburbanization, random planning composition, as well as devoting special attention to organizational problems.


Land use; master plans; territorial land resources; territorial planning

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DOI: 10.7250/aup.2013.017


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