New regulation comes into force to protect old water towns in Suzhou
2018-03-02 13:14:00

A regulation on old water town protection in Suzhou began to take effect on Mar 1, 2018, which will affect Luzhi, Zhouzhuang, Tongli and other old water towns across the city. Containing 35 articles, the regulation clarifies the principles, government’s responsibilities, content of protection and industrial development of old water towns. The government will offer local residents subsidies, training programs and employment guidance. Besides, a big data system recording house ages, housing conditions and damages has been established during the recent two years to enhance old town protection.

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