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Department of Physical Planning

The Physical Planning Department merges the activities of the Department of Town and Planning and the Department of Parks and Gardens

  • The department advice to the Assembly or national policies or physical planning , land use and development
  • It coordinates activities and projects of department and other agencies including Non-Governmental Organizations to ensure compliance with planning standards.
  • It assists in preparation of physical plans as a guide for the formulation of development policies and decisions and to design projects in the district
  • It assist to identify problems concerning development of land at the district level
  • It advice on preparation of structures for towns and villages within the district
  • It advice on the conditions for the construction of public and private building and structures
  • It advice on the condition for the construction of public and private buildings and structures
  • It assist to provide the layout for buildings for buildings for improves housing layout and settlement
  • It ensure the prohibition of the construction of new buildings unless building plans submitted have been approved by the Assembly
  • It advice and facilitate the demolition of dilapidated buildings and recovery of expenses incurred in connection with demolition
  • It advice the Assembly on the siting of bill boards, masts and ensure compliance with the decisions of the Assembly
  • It advice on the acquisition of landed property in the public interest and undertake street, house numbering and related issues