Strategies to Improve the Implementation of Planning Mechanisms for Urban Housing Development in Selangor


  • Hamizah Yakob
  • Fatimah Yusof
  • Hazlina Hamdan



The weaknesses and ineffectiveness of the planning mechanism system involve in preparation of development plans and its implementation through development control has significantly give impact to the housing production process. The objective of this paper is to explore strategies for facilitating the effectiveness of the implementation of housing planning and control among decision makers and implementer involved in housing development. This in-depth interview is aimed to explore their strategies or plan of actions for ensuring the effectiveness of planning activities. It was indicated that the strategies classified into two stages; during the preparation stage and implementation stage.

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Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Development Plan; Planning Control; Urban Housing Development


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Yakob, H., Yusof, F., & Hamdan, H. (2016). Strategies to Improve the Implementation of Planning Mechanisms for Urban Housing Development in Selangor. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(4), 145–154.

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