The word regional association has different meanings.
In all German federal states, the term regional association is used to represent regional planning or special-purpose associations , in which several cities and municipalities have come together voluntarily to perform certain tasks that differ from case to case. Often these are used for regional planning . In the case of special-purpose associations, cooperation is usually project-related and limited to certain tasks, such as joint waste disposal ; Planning associations serve to take on the regional management of the respective regions and to coordinate and agree the municipal land-use planning.
In Baden-Württemberg they are the public-law carriers of regional planning as defined in the state planning law , which mediate between the state planning requirements and the municipal land-use planning . Regional associations combine several districts and cities into one region. They are thus an expression of the legally established countercurrent principle .
The Evangelical Regional Association Frankfurt administers the Evangelical parishes and deaneries of the city of Frankfurt am Main .
In the Austrian state of Salzburg , regional association is the name for municipal associations that are formed in accordance with the Salzburg Regional Planning Act. Your job is to draw up a regional program. The municipalities belonging to the association can delegate tasks of their own sphere of activity in the area of local spatial planning to the regional association.
- Regional association FrankfurtRheinMain
- Regional Association Ruhr
- Regional association Saarbrücken
- Regional football association
- Regional Association (Israel)
- (1) of the Salzburg Regional Planning Act 2009
- (7) of the Salzburg Regional Planning Act 2009
- Burgenland Tourism Act 1992