Joint Spatial Planning Department

The Joint Spatial Planning Department has got a dual leadership and six units. The cooperative management consists of the head of the department – this post is held by the Brandenburg department – and the permanent deputy of the head of the department – held by the Berlin Department. The staff members of the Joint State Planning Department remain, however, employees of the delegating state administrative units.

The duties of the department are as follows:
1 State development programme und state development plans, structural concepts
2 Approval of regional plans
3 Brown coal and rehabilitation plans
4 Guaranteeing regional development
5 Coordination with neighbouring countries
6 Spatial monitoring: cadastre for regional planning (DiROK), planning information system (PLIS)
7 Regional Development Report
8 Regional Development
9 Participation in EU-Interreg projects