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IJSSH 2018 Vol.8(2): 55-58 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2018.V8.933

Public Policy on Green Open Space Development in Palembang City, Indonesia

Andy Alfatih, Diana D. Sartika, and Dyah H. Enh
Abstract—Act no. 26 year 2007 on spatial planning, mandates that the city must have at least 30 percent of public green open space (PGOS) of the total area. This research is related to Public Policy on Public Green Open Space Development in Palembang city, Indonesia. The method of the research is qualitative. The techniques of data collection have been in depth interview, documentation, and on the field observation. While the technique of data analysis is descriptive with some displays, such as tables, graphs, and curve. The results show that there are some policies that have been made to support the development of PGOS in Palembang city. They have been applied by each related agency. Nevertheless, some problems have arisen for the success of PGOS development in Palembang city, for examples the short of land for PGOS in urban area, the high cost of the land, lack of budget, and mal administration. As the solution of this condition, Palembang local government has encouraged private sectors to participate in green open spaces development both in terms of financing public land for park and making use their own office yards for gardens or green parks. In addition, some housing compound areas are also used for green public spaces. There are some agencies get involved in making PGOS available in Palembang city. They are Local Development Agency for the planning. Public Work Office for the construction, Housing and Settlement Service for the maintenance, Living Environment and City Cleanliness Agency for the park cleanliness, and Local Revenue Office for the parking system. The mapping for PGOS use segmentation has not been made. The mandate of the Act no. 26 year 2007 on spatial planning has not been fulfilled.

Index Terms—Public policy, green open space, development

Andy Alfatih is with Public Adminitration Departement, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sriwijaya. Jalan Palembang Indralaya, Km, 32, Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatera, Indonesia (e-mail: alfatihmpa@yahoo.com).
Diana D. Sartika and Dyah H. Enh are with Sociology Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sriwijaya, Jalan Palembang Indralaya, Km, 32, Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatera, Indonesia (e-mail: diana_pswunsri@yahoo.com, dyah_enh@yahoo.co.id).

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Cite: Andy Alfatih, Diana D. Sartika, and Dyah H. Enh, "Public Policy on Green Open Space Development in Palembang City, Indonesia," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 55-58, 2018.

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