The master thesis examines the field of public participation in the process of creation of the national spatial plans. The first theoretical parts include chapters which examine social and legal framework of involvement of the public in the process of creation of national spatial plans. They are followed by a general chapter on communication, whic is an essential part for the integration of the public. The methodological part includes the presentation of the approach which through participant observation and analysis of individual cases extracts the framework model of integrating the public in practice. The model is presented from the initiative to the acceptance phase of the national spatial plan. At the end, the key principles of involving the public that should be taken into account while preparing each national spatial plan, are presented.