Ethics and malpractice
Town and regional planning is a peer-reviewed journal. The editorial team and management are committed to be ethical and fair in publishing high quality manuscripts and work hard to ensure the content we publish is ethically sound and do not encourage misconduct, or knowingly allow misconduct to take place. Any cases of ethical misconduct are treated seriously and will be dealt with in accordance with the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidelines and flowcharts. Editors, authors, and reviewers will also adhere to the Town and regional planning submission instructions as well as the policies and procedures of the journal.