As the law of changing name of Ministry of Housing approved on July 7, 1974 specifies, Urban Comprehensive Plan is a long-term plan by which usage of lands and zonings of residential, industrial, commercial, administrative installations, public equipment and facilities areas and their priorities are set.
Strategic Comprehensive Plan (A new approach to urban development plans);
Strategic Comprehensive plan is a flexible and long-term document which provides guidelines for the future developments;
New attitude to prepare urban development plans;
An alternative for rough and inflexible standards of traditional comprehensive plans.
Foundations of the comprehensive plan
Supreme Council of Iran Architecture and Urbanization approval (September 3, 1990)
Fee Zones Law
Special Plans Position
Special plans refer to the plans that have been devised for parts of the country where have special features because of their natural or man-made elements and or new development projects and their impacts on the region. Both comprehensive and special plans are approved by Supreme Council of Iran Architecture and Urbanization.