The social function of property in spatial planning

Witold Andrzej Werner

DOI: 10.21858/msr.25.04

Vol no: 25

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Socio-economic development increasingly requires correcting the interpretation of property rights in the direction of restricting the owner in its exercise. Property is not an absolute subjective right, but a social function, and the limits of the right to property are set by laws and principles of social (interest). The right to property ownership plays a special role with regard to urban planning on a macro scale and on the scale of individual investments, as it is an immanent part of the economic consequences.