The Role of Favorable Urban Governance in the Physical Development of Inefficient Middle Tissues of Semnan City

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD student in geography and urban planning, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran



The physical development of worn-out urban tissues and their regeneration in a way, according to their requirements and nature, in the face of inefficient urban tissues, requires a gradual and processual approach and avoiding temporary and temporary measures. Examining the frameworks related to urban management shows that the use of collaborative planning techniques to change the role of governments and the use of local governance processes to coordinate with regional systems and at the same time the development of local capacities leads to the realization of urban development and regeneration becomes effective and comprehensive. The research is of applied type and the study method is survey-analytical. In this research, after collecting data through questionnaires, analyzing the data using SPSS statistical software and modeling structural equations with Amos software, the proper fit of the model has been confirmed. The results of this research showed that there is a relationship between the indicators of the state of urban governance and the indicators of improving the urban regeneration of Semnan, and in the regeneration index, environmental-physical factors, economic factors, and social and cultural factors have the greatest impact on urban regeneration and on the optimal urban governance. Participation, accountability, efficiency and effectiveness, law-oriented, justice and equality, transparency, accountability, and community-oriented have had the greatest impact in order, and in general, favorable urban governance has had an impact on urban regeneration.


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