People's Daily Online, Beijing, June 12 (Reporter Xia Xiaolun) The county seat is the center of county economic and social development and the key node for the integrated development of urban and rural areas. It is an important carrier for promoting the green development of urban and rural areas.

The reporter was informed that 15 departments including the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development have recently jointly issued the "Opinions on Strengthening the Green and Low-Carbon Construction of County Towns" (hereinafter referred to as the "Opinions") to lead the high-quality development of county towns with the concept of green and low-carbon.

  The "Opinions" pointed out that the county seat is the center of the county's economic and social development and the key node of the integrated development of urban and rural areas, and it is an important carrier for promoting the green development of urban and rural areas.

In-situ urbanization based on the county seat is an important feature of my country's urbanization.

There is an increasing demand for county-level agricultural migrants and returning rural migrant workers to settle down in county towns. Improving the quality of county town construction and enhancing the comprehensive service capabilities of counties are very important for promoting a new type of people-centered urbanization and rural revitalization.

  The "Opinions" pointed out that since the reform and opening up, my country's county town construction has made remarkable achievements, and the county town appearance has undergone tremendous changes.

At the same time, there are still many problems and shortcomings in the county's scale layout, density intensity, infrastructure and public service capacity, and the quality of human settlements.

There is an urgent need to change the development and construction methods of copying cities, strengthen the green and low-carbon construction of the county, promote the quality and efficiency of the county, enhance the county’s carrying capacity and public service level, enhance the county’s comprehensive service capacity, and meet the people’s growing needs for a better life. Form green production methods and lifestyles, and promote the achievement of carbon peak and carbon neutral goals.

  The reporter learned that the "Opinions" adhere to the system concept, problem-oriented and result-oriented, and put forward relevant requirements to strengthen the green and low-carbon construction of the county from the following 10 aspects: one is to strictly observe the safety bottom line of county construction; the second is to control the density and intensity of county construction ; The third is to limit the height of civil buildings in the county; the fourth is to coordinate the construction of the county with the natural environment; the fifth is to vigorously develop green buildings and building energy conservation; the sixth is to build green and economical infrastructure; the seventh is to strengthen the historical and cultural heritage of the county; Build a green and low-carbon transportation system; nine is to create a humane public environment; ten is to implement a coordinated construction method that uses blocks as a unit.

  The "Opinions" also emphasized that it is necessary to effectively organize implementation, refine implementation measures, strengthen organizational leadership, and actively carry out pilot projects.

In carrying out pilot projects, all localities should select representative counties to conduct pilot projects based on local conditions, and explore practices that can be replicated and promoted.

It is necessary to evaluate the status of green and low-carbon construction in counties in the region, summarize the results of work progress, and promote good experience models in a timely manner.

  The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development stated that in the future, it will evaluate the implementation of green and low-carbon construction in county towns with relevant departments in the evaluation of rural construction, propose improvement measures for existing problems, and guide local governments to increase their work and continue to improve county green and low-carbon construction. Level.

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