Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The Nuisance Ordinance in the Establishment of Commercial Buildings and Legal Enforcement of Spatial Planning at the Regional Government Level

Author(s): Rofi Wahanisa, Arief Hidayat, Bayu Dwi Anggono

This study seeks to explore the efforts in managing business buildings which in Indonesia is required to have a disturbance permit, by taking a case study in the city of Semarang, regulated in the Semarang City Regional Regulation No. 20 of 2011 concerning the Nuisance Ordinance. This study uses a descriptive-qualitative method with a sociological juridical approach. The results of the study show that the implementation of the Nuisance Ordinance, especially in the establishment of business buildings in Semarang City needs a more stringent supervision and control by the government regarding the establishment of business buildings. This highlights the importance of data collection and supervision that should be carried out by local governments in spatial planning at the local level.