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April 15th, 2014
Land Owners Hold the Power in Jakarta’s Spatial Planning

Decisions on spatial planning in Jakarta are mostly determined by whoever owns the land, and are also dependant on the political will of government officials, says an expert. Tarumanegara University urban and spatial planning expert Suryono Herlambang said that the current spatial planning system in Jakarta was discretionary, due to the rule that whoever owns a plot of land has the authority to decide what goes on it. Read More