Principles Of Urban Planning

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Urban planning is an essential tool to organise or shape the property surrounding us and also to make things convenience for the citizens. It shapes the development, social cohesion, economic transformation and access to buildings or housing as well as transportation. The five principals of Spatial Planning and Land Use Management namely;
 Spatial justice – The opportunity city
 Spatial sustainability – The caring city
 Efficiency – The inclusive city
 Spatial resilience – The safe city
 Good administration
They were made and seen as the most effective implementation to be recess in the urban planning world.
Historically, from an international vision, spatial planning has been more concerned mostly with the kind of relationship that exist
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The government had to intervene with those authorities and remove people who were there illegally, but at the meantime, the government had to organise places for those people to stay and that’s how the RDP came about. This had affected the whole spatial planning. Because in achieving good planning, we must be mindful of the reality of our urban social and economic needs and also we must ensure that the appropriate skills are available at all times in sufficient quantity. Our planning must be consistence with time. Yes our planning is evolving but it is still based on the western models. As planning is to make plans, strategies and interpretation. Planning of land use helps to minimise the level of implausibility about the form and level of development that will be appropriate and acceptable. This raises the supply of residential and to reduce the price of land for development. And we must also take to account that social and economic changes will effect on property such as land and building values. The value of land and buildings increases as the economy expand and more value for investment. Where economy is more effective in places such as Johannesburg and living in CBD, you don’t get to pay less price for land and also buildings. So as planners, our objectives is…show more content…
This may be hard to achieve if we look at how political change has given rise to the displacement of strategic plans in a number of American cities, even in some provinces here in South Africa. The political parties compete with one another to rule and have more seats in the parliament. They make promises to citizens concerning better life and in the other hands they must treat people in a good manner to convince them. This affect planning and developing. For example, People in Hillbrow most of them do not pay rent and they have turned the place for illegal deeds. But the government cannot just remove them as they need to fulfil what is known as Bill of Rights. Everyone has right to shelter. Moving the master planning approaches in the direction of strategic spatial planning , grounded through a link to infrastructure development. The relation between infrastructure and spatial appears to be firming up the position of planning. It has managed to empower the better and most integration in the interior of the municipality around the purposes of the spatial development framework (SDF). As property development is a vital key industry in most of the cities, because it can provide job to thousands of citizens and lower the unemployment rate that is severe to control in the country, its patterns are both unmaintainable and unjust. The development of
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