Establishment of an effective mechanism for public participation and feedback in urban and rural planningAuthor(s): Xiaohua Shi, Qiushi Xu
Public participation is very important to the efficiency of urban and rural planning because it provides effective feedback to the government. First, this thesis gave a detailed discussion about the diverse choices of public participation from the perspective of multiple-choice theory. Then the thesis further explored the stages and the contents of public participation, with focuses on preparations of the project and discussions of the plan. After that, it comes to the actual establishment of the participation model, which is to thoroughly analyze construction ideas of the three-segment participation model, give a general idea of the model construction and the basic framework. Finally, it conducted an analysis on the application of the model and discovered the elements required for the application, so as to ensure that urban and rural planning is reasonable and practical. Meanwhile, the public participation model was used in a scientific way, which led to the establishment of the mechanism for public participation and feedback in urban and rural planning and enabled it to be more reasonable. What mentioned above is the general idea of this thesis and the research aims and contents are all clearly stated. This research is legitimate and well-targeted.