ISSN 1012-280X printed version
ISSN 2415-0495 online version



Basic Information

Town and Regional Planning is a South African accredited journal for independently adjudicated research articles on applicable topics in town, urban and regional planning.

Town and Regional Planning is published biannually in June and December (the second issue is mostly a special issue with a guest editor). The editorial staff considers articles in English and Afrikaans, written from any responsible point of view on subjects in any applicable field of scholarship, i.e. town, urban and regional planning.

Its abbreviated title is Town reg. plan. (Online)., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.



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Intellectual Property

  • Town and Regional Planning is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
  • The author(s) retain the copyright. When an author/s publish an article in Town and Regional Planning, the author/s enter into a non-exclusive publishing agreement. This means that author/s retain publishing rights and may upload a second copy to institutional repositories.
  • All articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY 4.0).



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