Park Area Development Plan in Response to the Government Policies and Standards: Case Study of Krathumbaen Municipality, Samut Sakhon

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Waralak Khongouan
Putpunnin Khamwachirapithak

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Regarding the current situation of urban development focusing on economic growth, it results in the government to often overlook the implementation of policies and standards in the development of urban park areas. However, there is one urban area that has been chosen as a good example for responding to government policies and standards for park development, namely Krathum Baen Town Municipality, Samut Sakhon Province. This research aims to study the situation of public parks area together with people’s commentary towards the development of the park area and analyze the guidelines for the development of park areas in Krathum Baen Town Municipality, Samut Sakhon province that is efficient and responds to government policies and standards using research tools including questionnaire and field survey. The research was found that the success of the development of the park area in Krathum Baen Town Municipality is due to the consideration of public access and activities organized. Moreover, the important factors affect the change of land use in the city are government policies. The guidelines for the development of park areas in accordance with the government policies and standards and also conform to the opinions of people and government agencies in the area including supporting and campaigning for the elderly to use the park services, promoting public participation in park area management, promoting the service quality of the park area and the developing the park areas in physical aspect.

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