All municipal policies and efforts are to aim at realising the vision and reflect the municipality’s four core values: Solidarity, learning, diversity and hospitality. This also applies to the town plan.
The town plan is to include goals for future development and area use. So, for each focus area, a number of goals have therefore been lined up to be implemented through physical planning. These goals will form the basis for the municipal council’s work during the planning period up until 2030.
The planning strategy sets out ten strategic focus areas of vital importance to ensuring favourable and suitable development of Avannaata Kommunia. These form the basis for priorities and decisions during the planning period:
The new planning strategy for 2017 thus upholds the focus areas of the previous plan strategy, but is adapted with regard to:
Many of the focus areas are directly linked to spatial planning, while others typically fall under other municipal activities. However, it is important to keep in mind that to solve tasks and meet the challenges facing Avannaata Kommunia, it is necessary to work holistically and across the various municipal departments and disciplines.
Avannaata Kommunia draws up statutory and suitable rules, by-laws and orders on several different topics that are not or only partly included in the town plan. Either way, such topics are to be aligned with the town plan, especially in terms of physical dimensions or area. Often, these topics concern everything between the houses in our towns and settlements.
In the coming planning period, we expect to carry out the following: