Definition

Territory characterised according to its current and future functional dimension or socioeconomic purpose (e.g. residential, industrial, commercial, agricultural, forestry, recreational).

Description

Land Use theme is defined as the use and functions of a territory and it is description of land in terms of its socio-economic and ecological purpose. Land use theme is itself split in two different types: - The Existing Land Use which objectively depicts the use and functions of a territory as it has been and effectively still is in real life - The Planned Land Use which corresponds to spatial plans, defined by spatial planning authorities, depicting the possible utilization of the land in the future. Two types of classification systems are supported by Land Use theme, the (obligatory) Hierarchical INSPIRE Land Use Classification System which is a multi-level, classification system that will apply to the existing and planned land use; the (optional) specific classification system in use in a member state.

Technical Guidance

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    INSPIRE Data Specification for the spatial data theme Land Use European Commission Joint Research Centre European Commission Joint Research Centre en Data Specifications 10/12/2013
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    This document describes the INSPIRE Data Specification for the spatial data theme Land Use
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    Commission Regulation (EU) No 1312/2014 of 10 December 2014 amending Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial data services
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    COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1253/2013 of 21 October 2013 amending Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services
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    amendment to the regulation on the interoperability of spatial data sets and services regarding code lists
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    Data Specifications European Commission European Commission en Data Specifications 08/12/2010
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    COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services
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