Abstract: To make intensive use of land is an effective way for sustainable development of economy, and also is in line with China’s endeavor in building a resource-saving and environmental-friendly society. Intensive land use of development zones in particular, is of great significance in stimulating development in surrounding cities. Yet, various problems still exist in these development zones such as illegal use of land and irrational land structure while some land remains idle. All is worth thinking and countermeasures are much needed. Cixi economic development zone is newly founded in 2001 with Hangzhou Bay New Area as its predecessor and is a major platform for marine industry and economic reconstructing in Zhejiang Province. Thus, the research of land use in this zone has entailed more practical significance.
Citing the example of Hangzhou Bay New Area , this thesis aims to make a general study of the existing problems of land use in this area and manage to propose countermeasures based on the analysis of the data collected.
Key words: development zone, land intensive use, sustainable development,countermeasure...