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Urban Planning


『The 2030 Seoul Plan』 is a plan of hope for the life and home that one child can have until he/she becomes an adult.

The 2030 Seoul Plan is the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s priority plan for the direction and change to be pursued by the city until 2030. It suggests space planning, as well as the basic direction for the establishment of Seoul Metropolitan Government’s future policies and planning in each field, and it will also affect the life of citizens extensively.

2030 SEOUL PLAN VISION : Happy Citi of CItizens With Communication and Consideration PLANS BY GOALS : Welfare Industry Women, Industry Job, History Culture Landscape, Enviroment Energy Safety, City Space Transportation Maintenance 17 Goals + 58 Implementation Strategies
SPATIAL PLAN : Direction to Space Management City competitiveness / Balanced Developmenet / City identity Quality of Life Spatial Structure : Spatial Planning Framework / SpatialStructure / UrbanAxis Issue : 12 Initiatives Plan by Region : Plan for 5 Regions
Seoul’s first “citizen participation-type basic urban planning”

The 2030 Seoul Plan is a plan decided by citizens at each step of planning, so it is quite different from Seoul’s past plans. In particular, the “Happy City of Citizens with Communication and Consideration,” the future vision of the 2030 Seoul Plan, was suggested by citizens. To realize the future vision, a total of 5 core issues such as “people-centered city without discrimination,” “-Dynamic global city with a strong job market” “Vibrant Cultural and Historic City,” “Lively and safe city,” and “Stable housing and easy transportation, community-oriented city” have been established after discussions with experts. In addition, to realize the 5 major issues by space unit, the direction of 4 space planning policies such as “recovery and strengthening of Seoul City’s identity,” “strengthening of global competitiveness of the metropolitan area,” “development direction of 5 areas,” and “innovative improvement of citizens’ living environment” was established, with the development directions for 5 areas decided.

Administrators : Seoul metropolitan government, Seoul Metropolitan Council, Districts Citizens : Seoul Plan Citizens Participation Group, Online Participation Group,  Experts : Group MP, Experts, The SEoul institute
Change from the “1-main center, 5-subcenter area system, 11-local center” to “3-main center, 7-regional center, 12-local center multi-core functional system”

The 1-main center, 5-subcenter area system, 11-local center system” has been implemented since the first establishment of national basic urban planning in 1990, but it will be changed to the “3-main center, 7-regional center, 12-local center .” The 3 main center areas will be: Historic city center, including Seoul City Wall area to be fostered as an international cultural center; Gangnam as an international business center, and; Yeongdeungpo and Yeouido as an international financial center. The 7 regional centers will include: Yongsan, Cheongnyangni, Wangsimni, Changdong, Sanggye, Sangam, Susaek, Magok, Gasan, Daerim, and Jamsil.

Future establishment of 140 neighborhood zones and realization through monitoring

The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to establish 140 neighborhood zones in 5 areas from the end of this year until 2016.

Bukhansan(Mountain),Yongmasan(Mountain),Deogyang-san(Mountain),Gwanksan(Mountain),Northwest Area, Northeast Area, Downtown Area, Southwest Area, Southest Area