Strategic Planning Approach for Sustainable Development of Mountainous land overlooking 5th region of Tehran Municipality

Document Type : Research Article


1 Edalat University, Tehran, Iran

2 Tehran North Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The rapid development and expansion of Tehran metropolis in recent years, regardless environmental considerations and the strategic planning approach, especially in urban development plans and programs caused in the large area of the mountainous lands of the immediate area of the city being occupied by the built-up areas and Situations provided that the environmental balance between activities and the location of urban activities, especially in the northern heights of the city, will be eliminated and located in unsustainable situations. Hence, considering the nature of the subject of this study has regarding the identification and preparation of sustainable development strategies for these lands especially for the northern mountains overlooking the 5th region of the city, with the approach of strategic planning has been proceed. The method of this research is descriptive-analytic and content-based in a practical way and using the methodology of documentary studies & athletics done and using the SWOT analytical model. The results of the research showed that after identifying and analyzing the internal factors (strengths and weaknesses) and external factors (opportunities and threats) on the range of studies and addressing each strategy and their weight, among 9 strategies The result of research, defense strategy (WO), consideration of ecological capability and the capacity of natural lands, the lands structure of mountainous lands, will be prioritized in order to achieve sustainable development.


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