Physical Planning Department

The Department of PhysicalPlanning at the Metropolitan level shall manage the activities of theDepartment of Town and Country Planning and the Department of Parks andGardens.

TheDepartment shall:

 

1. Advise the Metro. Assemblyon national policies on physical planning, land use and development;

 

2. Co-ordinate activities andprojects of departments and other agencies including Non-GovernmentalOrganizations to ensure compliance with planning standards;

 

3. Assist in preparation ofphysical plans as a guide for the formulation of development policies anddecisions and to design projects in the Metro.;

 

4. Assistto identify problems concerning the development of land and its social,environmental and economic implications;

 

5. Advise on setting outapproved plans for future development of land at the Metro. level;

 

6. Advise on preparation ofstructures for towns and villages within the Metro.