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Jakarta Post

OK OCE provision contradicts spatial planning bylaw

  • Winda A. Charmila

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, April 17 2018   /  01:54 am

Experts have voiced concerns over the city administration’s plan to issue a gubernatorial decree on its entrepreneurship program, which might overlap with existing regulations.

Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno said that in a new regulation on the One District One
Center of Entrepreneurship (OK OCE) program, the administration would allow participants to get home-based business permits to help the entrepreneurs to get bank loans.

According to existing regulations, a business permit may only be granted to an enterprise in an approved area outside residential areas, according to Jakarta Bylaw No. 1/2014 on spatial planning.

Public policy expert Agus Pambagio said the administration should revise the bylaw before issuing the new regulation to prevent conflicting regulations.

“Besides, the administration’s supervision system does not operate well. Ev...