- Definition and classification
- An overview of the approaches, instruments and formats of informal planning
- Informal planning within spatial planning and regional development
- Informal planning in urban and neighbourhood development
- The possibilities and limits of informal planning
Informal planning comprises processes and instruments of spatial planning that are not legally formalised, standardised or directly legally binding and which are characterised by a high degree of flexibility, adaptability and transparency. These include the information framework, guiding principles and strategies, approaches to communication and cooperation as well as formats for steering spatial development through planning.