National Planning Agency

Skipulagsstofnun, the Icelandic National Planning Agency is a state authority, under the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources, responsible for the administration and implementation of the Planning Act, the Act on Marine Spatial Planning, the Environmental Impact Assessment Act (EIA) and the Strategic Environmental Assessment Act (SEA).

Among the main roles of the National Planning Agency is to give advice on planning issues, assist local authorities in preparing spatial plans and to review and approve spatial plans produced by local authorities. 

The National Planning Agency is also responsible for preparing the National Planning Strategy on behalf of the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources. The National Planning Agency oversees the implementation of the EIA and SEA Acts and provides guidelines in accordance with them. 

For further information, please contact:

Skipulagsstofnun, the National Planning Agency
Borgartún 7b, 105 Reykjavík
Tel: +354 595-4100, fax: +354 595-4165

Opening hours 9 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday