Three approved land use plans apply in the area: The Regional Plan for the Central Highlands 2015, the Municipal Plan for Rangárþing ytra Municipality 2010-2022 and the Municipal Plan for the Skeiða & Gnúpverjahreppur Municipality 2004- 2016.
Defined land use within the construction area and surrounding area according to the regional and municipal plans.
Two land-use framework strategies for the utilisation of the area with regard to transportation, recreation and tourism have been approved by the relevant municipalities: The South Highlands- land-use framework strategy for Rangárþing ytra, Rangárþing eystra & Skaftárhreppur and the Þjórsárdalur- land-use framework strategy for recreation and tourism. Plans for the Búrfell Wind Farm will not have a direct effect on these policies.
Main travel routes in the area according to municipal plan and frame plan strategies.
Protected areas according to the current land-use Plans and the Nature Conservation Register
Búrfellslundur Wind Farm EIA report
The Búrfellslundur Wind Farm EIA report can be accessed here.
Further discussion on land use plans and protection is in chapter 4
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