City Administration Plans

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Information as of 21 Feb, 2017

We shall establish a sustainable-city plan system to create a human-centered city.

1. Devise the future Seoul Metropolitan Government plan anchored in the basics

Devise the future Seoul Metropolitan Government plan anchored in the basics

  • Devise the 2030 City Plan with the participation of citizens
  • Implement long-term, macro management of landscapes with the focus on nature and history
  • Implement village plans with the full reflection of residents’ opinions from planning to execution

2. Regenerate the city by utilizing and preserving existing assets

Regenerate the city by utilizing and preserving existing assets

  • Switch the focus of urban improvement from entire demolition to preservation
  • Activate small-unit tailored remodeling with the adoption of urban characteristics
  • Prepare a comprehensive land management plan in preparation for future demand and citizen convenience
  • Relocation sites for public agencies, large-scale private sites, and underused public land

3. Manage residential areas with the adoption of regional characteristics and the focus on people

Areas for which public-supported improvement plans for residential areas have been drawn up (no. of areas)

Manage residential areas with the adoption of regional characteristics and the focus on people

  • Strengthen the gathering of residents’ opinions from the re-survey stage
  • Support for good housing land improvement and preservation, and for street and housing improvement
  • Expand the support for public management system costs (70% ► 90%)

We shall create a safe city where people can lead a comfortable life.

1. Build an abnormal rainfall response system with the reflection of regional characteristics (2020)

Expand rainwater management volume

Expand rainwater management volume

Improve flood vulnerable areas

Improve flood vulnerable areas

 

  • Build a natural-type rainwater circulation system (expand rainwater control volume by 240%)
  • Improve rainwater treatment capabilities first in areas vulnerable to flooding (34 locations)
  • Build a system landslide prevention system (Total survey and strengthening of dangerous slopes)

2. Create a life safety net for everyone

Declare Seoul as Life Safety City 2012

April 2012, Basic Rules on Urban Safety → October 2012, Guidelines on Urban Safety → December 2012, Master Plan for Urban Safety

Prevent safety accidents in daily life

Prevent safety accidents in daily life


We will establish a convenient transport system focused on people.

1. Create a transportation environment centered on convenience

Create a transportation environment centered on convenience

  • Children’s play space: Amazon -Designate private schools, parks and areas frequented by children as protected areas ⇒Lower the child traffic accident rate by 33%
  • Exclusive public transport zones where people and public transport vehicles take center stage 
    -Decrease roadways, expand walkway spaces, and revitalize them as cultural spaces

2. Provide a transport service dedicated to citizens’ convenience

Safe transport

Safe transport

Welfare transport

Welfare transport


We shall convert Seoul from a high resource and energy consuming city into a city of energy production.

1. Reduce energy consumption and increase energy production capacity to decrease one nuclear power plant

Reduce energy consumption and increase energy production capacity to decrease one nuclear power plant

  • Civil energy-saving campaigns: Implement eco-mileage and energy reduction centers
  • Rationalize building energy: 11,000 buildings by 2014
  • Expand use of high-efficiency LED lighting: Public sector – 50%, private sector 25% by 2014
  • Expand the use of new renewable energy sources: 2.1%(2011) ► 4.0%(2014)
  • Save energy in the transport sector: Operate exclusive center lanes for buses, and spread use of eco-friendly light cars

2. Produce new renewable energy through citizen participation

Produce new renewable energy through citizen participation

  • Construct civil power plants: 25 plants (2012) ► 300 plants (2014)
  • Energy autonomous villages: 5 villages (2013) ► 25 villages (2014)
  • Construct and share power plants: One plant (2013) ► 5 plants (2014)

3. Expand neighborhood parks within 10 minutes’ walk, and restore the natural environment of the Hangang (River)

Expand neighborhood parks within 10 minutes’ walk, and restore the natural environment of the Hangang (River)

  • Create 150 village parks, 4 urban agricultural parks, and 354 small field-type agricultural gardens by 2014
  • Expand the eco-parks of the Han River: 7 locations (2011) ► 12 locations (2014)
  • Restore the ecology of tributaries: 12 locations (2011) ► 19 locations (2014)