Participatie: discrepantie tussen wet en praktijk

Translated title of the contribution: Participation: discrepancy between legislation and practice

S. Bisschops, Daan Hollemans

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In the new Dutch Environment and Planning Act, coming into effect in 20121, a more prominent role for citizens in urban planning is anticipated. Although supporting campaigns and websites suggest citizens' empowerment, actually their participation is only legally required in limited instances. This article shows that whether citizens get a bigger say will depend upon the local political powers at play.
Translated title of the contributionParticipation: discrepancy between legislation and practice
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)380-386
Number of pages7
JournalRooilijn. Tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2018


  • Participation
  • Citizens initiatives
  • Urban planning


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