Geografie 1998, 103, 331-346

Contribution of Physical Planning and Regional Politics to the Revitalization and New Use of the Ralsko Area

Jitka Dařílková

Česká Lípa District Office, Děčínská 389, 470 35 Česká Lípa, Czechia

The introduction of physical planning and regional policy is inevitable in order to successfully revitalize the Ralsko region. Physical planning is perceived as an open system that offers various methods which can help to solve the most pressing local problems. The article also discusses all relevant physical planning documents of the Ralsko region since 1994 including crucial concepts and problems.