Branch office in Siedlce

Branch office in Siedlce

The Branch office in Siedlce (OTS) specialises in matters related to the power and energy sector, settlement and revitalisation. Together with the Office in Warsaw and other branch offices, it participates primarily in the development of planning and strategic documents for the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, in particular the region’s development strategy.

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Branch office in Siedlce

Branch office in Radom

Branch office in Radom

The Branch office in Radom (OTR) specialises in issues related to transport, labour market, and demography. Together with the Office in Warsaw and other branch offices, it participates primarily in the development of planning and strategic documents for the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, in particular the region’s development strategy.

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Branch office in Radom

Branch office in Ostrołęka

Branch office in Ostrołęka

The Branch office in Ostrołęka (OTO) specialises in issues related agriculture, rural areas, water and sewage systems, and safety and defence (closed areas). Together with the Office in Warsaw and other branch offices, OTO participates primarily in the development of planning and strategic documents for the Mazovia region, especially regional development strategies.

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Branch office in Ostrołęka

Branch office in Ciechanów

Branch office in Ciechanów

The Branch office in Ciechanów (OTC) specialises in environmental protection and waste management issues. Therefore, it develops the environmental part of the documents prepared by MBPR, including the Development Strategy for the Mazowieckie Voivodeship. The OTC participates in the Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment (SEA) procedure, an element of which is the Environmental Impact Assessment for the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.

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Branch office in Ciechanów

Spatial Planning Unit

The unit deals with tasks related to strategic planning, including the preparation of development policy documents for the regional government.

The Strategic Planning Unit is responsible for preparing such documents as the regional development strategy, supra-regional strategies and the regional spatial development plan. The documents prepared also address the spatial planning and development policy of functional and problem areas. The unit evaluates the implementation of development and spatial policy by preparing such documents as the yearly state of the region report and a periodical assessment of the regional spatial development plan. It also participates in conducting a landscape audit, in cooperation with the Spatial Data Modeling Unit.

The Strategic Planning Unit participates in interregional and international cooperation concerning development policy, analyzes relevant national and European documents and prepares opinions and positions concerning regional development and spatial planning for the regional government.

The unit is engaged in the functioning of the Mazovian Territorial Forum in cooperation with the relevant units of the regional government as well as the municipalities and counties of Mazovia.

Approvals and Opinions Unit

The Approvals and Opinions Unit in Warsaw is responsible for implementing the regional government tasks concerning development policy and spatial planning, in accordance with the granted powers of attorney, in particular concerning the scope of the Act on spatial planning and development of March 27, 2003:

reviewing drafts of local spatial development documents (studies of conditions and directions of spatial development and local spatial development plans);approving projects of studies of conditions and directions of spatial development;approving projects of local spatial development plans in terms of regional government tasks and landscape audit results;approving drafts of public-purpose investments decisions and building condition decisions;issuing opinions on acts on rules concerning street furniture, billboards, advertising devices and fencing;preparing materials when a complaint is filed on a regional government decision to the Local Government Appeal Council;maintaining a register of decisions on the location of national and regional public purpose investments;maintaining a  register of decisions on the location of national and regional public purpose investments;maintaining a register of local (municipal and county level) public purpose investments.

Other tasks of the Approvals and Opinions Unit in Warsaw include:

preparing responses to requests for public information;preparing answers and position papers in response to: letters, protests, inquiries, interpellations and petitions addressed to the regional government;preparing opinions, analyses, position papers concerning draft laws, regulations and documents on the European, national and regional level;taking care of formal aspects of the functioning of the Regional Urban Planning and Architecture Committee.

The unit has participated in the implementation of such projects as:

D-Air– Decarbonated Airport Regions (Interreg IV C),QLAIR (ARC), Civitas.Net (URBACT),NODUS (URBACT II),NSBCoRe – „North Sea Baltic Connector of regions” (Interreg Baltic Sea Region),Intra Policentricity (Metrex),Rail Baltica Growth Corridor – (Baltic Sea Region Program 2007-2013),Airport Regions Conference (association of regions and cities with international airports),YouInHerit – „ Youth involvement in the innovative valorisation and revival of traditional trades and crafts as cultural heritage to make urban regions more attractive and competitive in a dynamic age” (Interreg Central Europe).

Spatial Planning Unit

The unit deals with tasks related to strategic planning, including the preparation of development policy documents for the regional government.

The Strategic Planning Unit is responsible for preparing such documents as the regional development strategy, supra-regional strategies and the regional spatial development plan. The documents prepared also address the spatial planning and development policy of functional and problem areas. The unit evaluates the implementation of development and spatial policy by preparing such documents as the yearly state of the region report and a periodical assessment of the regional spatial development plan. It also participates in conducting a landscape audit, in cooperation with the Spatial Data Modeling Unit.

The Strategic Planning Unit participates in interregional and international cooperation concerning development policy, analyzes relevant national and European documents and prepares opinions and positions concerning regional development and spatial planning for the regional government.

The unit is engaged in the functioning of the Mazovian Territorial Forum in cooperation with the relevant units of the regional government as well as the municipalities and counties of Mazovia.

Spatial Data Modeling Unit

The tasks of the Spatial Data Modelling Unit include:

creating and updating a spatial database;conducting a landscape audit in cooperation with the Strategic Planning Unit and field branches of the Office;participating in the preparation of studies and reports related to the development of the voivodeship;processing spatial and statistical data and preparing visualisations thereof;maintaining and updating the geoportal;cooperating with relevant units of the Office and local governments;analyzing and modelling spatial transport data;preparing opinions and positions concerning transport for the  regional government;cooperating in developing the regional transport system with the Department of Estate and Infrastructure of the regional government, the Mazovian Regional Roads Authority;cooperating with local governments, the national government, non-governmental organizations, scientific institutions, universities and professional associations.