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Shanghai Municipal Urban and Rural Construction and Transportation Commission
(06.02.2010)

Shanghai Municipal Urban and Rural Construction and Transportation Commission is established as one of the departments of the municipal government in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17).

Main Functions

1. to implement laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies concerning urban and rural construction, transportation and management; to study and draft comprehensively local rules and regulations concerning urban and rural construction, transportation and management; to organize, guide, coordinate and analyze studies on key problems concerning urban and rural construction, transportation and management in a comprehensive, systematic and long-term way, and report them timely; to organize to coordinate the formulation of key construction, transportation and management policies, and organize to carry them out;

2. to study and draft developing strategy, mid-term and long-term developing planning and annual plans of urban and rural construction, transportation and management according to the municipality’s overall national economy and social development planning, and guide to carry them out; to coordinate to draft industrial development planning of urban and rural construction, transportation and management and promote to carry them out; to coordinate specialized planning of urban and rural construction, transportation and management according to functions;

3. to study and draft annual investment plans of the municipality’s investment on municipal engineering, guide to draft the joint investment plans of the municipality, district and county on municipal engineering; to take charge of allocating and managing municipal maintenance funds for urban and rural construction and transportation industry and allocating funds for municipal utility projects; to participate in studying financial and price policies in construction field; to supervise the management of state-owned assets and finance of units directly under it and consigned social organizations;

4. to organize the preliminary demonstration and project technology reservation of key urban and rural construction, transportation and management projects; to cooperate with relevant municipal departments to review the preliminary design of local government investment projects according to regulatory procedures; to guide, organize, coordinate, and supervise the implementation of the municipality’s key urban and rural construction projects; to coordinate municipal infrastructure projects comprehensively; to take charge of managing underground pipelines comprehensively, and take charge of supervising and managing all comprehensive pipeline projects within road scope;

5. to take charge of administrative and industrial management of construction and building material industry; to study and draft supervise regulations system managing construction market and regulating conducts of parties in the market, and supervise to carry them out; to undertake the responsibility of supervising the quality and safety of construction projects, and guide relevant municipal departments on supervising the quality and safety of construction projects; to take charge of formulating and  publishing construction standards and technical regulations; to take charge of managing construction projects’ measures against earthquakes;

6. to take charge of managing the safe functioning of municipal infrastructures such as road, highways, bridges and tunnels; to coordinate municipal utilities such as water supply and drainage and public transportation comprehensively; to organize to coordinate the handling of municipal engineering and comprehensive pipeline emergencies; to coordinate urban and rural ecological environment improvement such as city greening, city-appearance and environmental sanitation and river improvement comprehensively; to coordinate work of relatively centralized power of administrative punishments concerning city management comprehensively; to coordinate to promote grid city management; to take charge of managing administrative and industrial management of gas within the municipality;

7. to participate in formulating the municipality’s town system planning; to guide districts and counties to study and compile specialized suburban towns and village infrastructure planning and village and town construction plans; to organize to put forward construction standards and technical regulations concerning village and town construction, and cooperate with relevant municipal departments to put forward policies concerning village and town construction; to guide to promote turning suburb into towns and construction of village infrastructure and living environment; to guide to promote the construction of little towns;

8. to organize to coordinate various transpiration including roads, waterway, railways and aviation; to organize the assessment of the comprehensive performance of major transport facilities and managing measures comprehensively; to guide, coordinate, supervise and manage construction of major transport facilities and the implementation of managing measures; to organize to carry out transportation management systems such as traffic impact assessment; to cooperate with relevant departments to guide and coordinate to promote management of construction of airport infrastructure comprehensively; to coordinate to promote works related to the construction of Shanghai International Shipping Center; to cooperate with relevant departments to guide and coordinate the transportation of the state’s key supplies, emergency and special supplies, and military and relief supplies; to cooperate with relevant departments to guide and coordinate key transport organizing work, such as transport during the Spring Festival;

9. to resume the responsibilities of ensuring energy conservation and pollution reduction of urban and rural construction and transportation and environmental protection; to cooperate with relevant municipal departments, to study and draft policies and development planning concerning energy conservation and pollution reduction of urban and rural construction and transportation and environmental protection, and organize to carry out major urban and rural construction and transportation energy-saving projects; to study and draft mid-term and long-term technology development planning of urban and rural construction, transportation and management, coordinate to promote the imformatization of construction and transportation industries, and coordinate to guide the construction of transportation industry information platform and information bank; to take charge of collecting, consolidating and analyzing materials concerning urban and rural construction, transportation and management comprehensively; to coordinate to carry out research, development and application of major technology projects in terms of urban and rural construction, transportation and management;
 
10. to take charge of supervising the implementation of rules and policies concerning publicly accumulated housing fund within the municipality and ensure the effective use and safety of publicly accumulated housing fund; to supervise the management, use and safety of publicly accumulated housing fund and other housing fund within the municipality; to undertake daily management of municipal publicly accumulated housing fund management commission; to cooperate with relevant municipal departments to do a good job in connecting urban construction and land using management; to cooperate with relevant municipal departments to guide the municipality’s real estate development planning and the study and formulation of comprehensive policies that promote the healthy development of real estate market; to guide the study and formulation of key policies concerning housing security and house management, and coordinate to promote the supporting construction of affordable housing and renovation of old downtown areas;
 
11. to take charge of the municipality’s national defense transportation, and study and formulate the municipality’s policies and regulations concerning national defense transportation; to participate in planning the municipality’s national defense transportation layout, and work out planning of transportation construction against war;

12. to undertake the work of coordinating and providing services to central authorities in Shanghai and enterprises and institutions from construction and transportation industries;

13. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

14. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal government.