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Tue 26 Jan 2010
URA Concept Plan 2011 - take the survey, submit your feedback
Category : conceptplan
Every ten years, the URA unveils a Concept Plan which it subjects to review by working groups and invites the public to participate through surveys and letters.
The resulting reccomnedations and suggestions are integrated into the Master Plan, on angoing document that maps out probable directions about land use in Singapore in the decade ahead.
On 23 January 2010, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced "the launch of the Concept Plan 2011 (CP2011) Review Public Consultation exercise." In the last exercise which was conducted in 2002, some 4,500 feedback replies were submitted and read [link].
The areas identified in this CP2011 are:
You can participate in the survey at: http://www.ura.gov.sg/conceptplan2011/
Selected details and discussion areas
The details for the Sustainability discussion lists:
"As a small island nation with limited land resources, sustainable development has always been a priority for Singapore to ensure that we can continue to grow our economy while providing a good quality living environment for our people. Achieving sustainable growth however, requires the participation and contribution of the wider population, involving all segments of society, from individuals and households to community groups and businesses in adopting more environmentally friendly practices.
Under Identity, the issue is encapsulated as:
"In ensuring our sustainable growth, we will have to consider how we can strengthen our people’s sense of belonging to Singapore as an endearing home while balancing against the need for Singapore to continue to develop and grow as a distinctive global city.