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A Study on Institutional Types of Residents Support Project for the Vitalization of Locating Locally Unwanted Land Uses in the Metropolitan Area
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 Title & Authors
A Study on Institutional Types of Residents Support Project for the Vitalization of Locating Locally Unwanted Land Uses in the Metropolitan Area
Choi, Jae-sil; Kim, Jeong-lae;
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 Abstract
In this study there was the analysis of government incentives and resident support of public crematoriums, typically identified in Korea as a locally unwanted land use (LULUs), in the metropolitan area. The study looked at what government programs would be potential incentives for allowing the crematoriums to exist in metropolitan communities. Such programs were diverse, with projects focused on: enhancing resident welfare, increasing resident income, funeral facilities and management consignment, community oriented programs, education, funding, and others. Among them, it was found that residents were most in support of programs for enhancing resident welfare and increasing income among residents. In order to resolve the complexities of community support for LULUs and government incentives to shift public perception of cremation, three main policies are proposed. First, it would be necessary to compliment additional project support policies which provide medical services, resident prefered projects, and improvement of substandard housing. Second, it would be important to establish ordinances concretely identifying residential support projects based on community needs assessment. Lastly, it would be of the government`s best interest to build policies for resident supported projects that reflect local conditions and the residents` demands for allowing non-preferred facilities to be built, and then to analyze the economic feasibility of these demands.
 Keywords
local government;public cremation facilities;residents support project;
 Language
English
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