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Since the 1990s, the European Union has launched different programs to promote urban development plans. Implementation and outcomes evaluations have resulted in a “European urban acquis” concerning the importance of comprehensiveness, collaborative governance, and participation to promote “good plans.” However, the evaluation of the quality of local plans, has received less attention. The article provides a validated scale to evaluate the quality of urban development plans, and the importance of the ‘European urban acquis,’ is confirmed in order to produce ‘good’ urban development plans.

Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-019-02234-5

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