Protection of West Lake Scenic Area

The West Lake Scenic Area covers a land of 59.04 sq km and a surrounding protection area about 39.65 sq km. Every construction task will be carried out in the scenic area strictly following the regulations of “Overall Planning of West Lake Scenic Area”. As in the surrounding protection area, efforts should be made to protect natural resources and to improve ecological environment; and pollutant discharging factories or other inappropriate construction projects should be moved out gradually. The landscape characteristics of integration of scenery with cityscape and harmonious exquisiteness around the West Lake should be maintained. The height of buildings should be strictly controled in areas near the West Lake Scenic Area and their size, style and color should be in harmony with the scenic area.

The structural drawing of the protection of the West Lake Scenic Area (click the picture to enlarge)