Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Role of the Indonesian Government of the City of Lhokseumawe in Managing Slum Area from Spatial Law Perspective

Hasan Basri, Muhammad Nasir, Putri Ismalinda


The symptom observed in this study was the role of the Lhokseumawe City government in the implementation of the City Without Slums Program (KOTAKU). The phenomenon of legal events that occurs is based on the Qanun of Lhokseumawe City Number 11 of 2018 concerning Prevention and Quality Improvement of Slum Housing and Slums explaining that Article 1 paragraph (17) that prevention is an action taken to avoid the growth and development of slum housing and new slums. Meanwhile, quality improvement is stated in article 1 paragraph (18) that efforts to improve the quality of buildings and public infrastructure, facilities, and utilities. The purpose of the study is aimed at knowing and explaining the role of the Lhokseumawe City government in the implementation of the City Without Slums Program. The method used is an empirical juridical method with qualitative analysis. Data obtained through literature research activities and field research. The effectiveness of the role of the Lhokseumawe City Government in the implementation of the City Without Slums Program is as the main person in charge in the implementation of the KOTAKU Program. This is a collaborative program that involves many parties. The Environment Agency has a role in providing landfills, the Community Empowerment Office and Gampong have as bridging parties in the implementation of this program in Gampong, the Health Office has a role as community empowerment in the field of socialization of Clean and Healthy Living Behavior. The implementation of the program to date in Lhokseumawe City is considered to be still considered effective. The real conditions that occur related to this program are considered interesting to be deepened by subsequent researchers who can relate to more specific aspects of people's lives.

Keywords: Effectiveness, Lhokseumawe City Government, Slums, Law

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/124-07

Publication date:September 30th 2022

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