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Planeerija (Estonia)

  • Generic name of profession

    Building engineer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Spatial planner (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Planeerimisseadus (Planning Act)

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Planeerija ja muu planeeringu koostamises osalev eriteadmistega isik peab:
     1) omama töö eripärale vastavaid teadmisi ja oskusi;
     2) juhinduma hoolsuskohustusest, et tagada planeeringu hea kvaliteet ning sellele esitatavate nõuete arvestamine;
     3) juhinduma selgitamiskohustusest, mis hõlmab info andmist oma tegevusega seonduvates küsimustes planeerimisalase tegevuse korraldajale või muule huvitatud isikule;
     4) tagama planeeringu õigusaktidele vastavuse.


    The planners and any other persons who possess specialised knowledge and participate in the preparation of the spatial plan must:
     1) possess knowledge and skills that correspond to the specific character of the work;
     2) observe the duty of diligence in order to ensure the high quality of the spatial plan and its conformity to the requirements;
     3) observe the duty to give explanations, which includes the giving of information to the authority that organises the planning work or any other interested party in relation to matters connected to the planner’s or other person’s actions;
     4) ensure the conformity of the spatial plan to the relevant legislation.

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