The second phase of the Urban Draft Plan for the development of the region of Nógrád County, Lučenec (Losonc) and Salgótarján was completed in July 2002, unanimously approved by the Development Council of Nógrád County. The document was elaborated in harmony with the draft plan in relation with the Slovakian part of the concerned border area of Neogradiensis Euroregion, devised by AUREX (on behalf of the Ministry for Environment Protection of the Slovakian Republic) and in accordance with the methodology elaborated by the physical planning team of the Arge Donaulander International Cooperation along the Danube.
Based on the situation analysis, in Stage I the plan formulates the strategic objectives and development priorities, projects and measures to achieve such aims, the development concept of the spatial configuration furthermore, proposals and recommendations for the implementation.
The draft outline was compiled in Stage II of the draft plan including a spatial configuration plan for a balanced local development of Nógrád County (Version A) and the operative regional development recommendations to utilise the potentials of the region based on the improvement of Road No. 21.