Posted 2021 MAY 2
Updates: 25th June 21
LAST UPDATED 2022 JUNE
FUNCTIONS OF THE PHYSICAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Advise the Municipal Assembly on national policies on physical planning, land use and development;
Co-ordinate activities and projects of departments and other agencies including Non-Governmental Organizations to ensure compliance with planning standards;
Prepare spatial plans as a guide for the formulation of development policies and decisions in the district; Advise on preparation of structure plans for towns and villages within the district;
Collaborate with the Survey and Mapping Division of Lands Commission in the performance of its functions;
Facilitate and participate in research and public education in planning and human settlement development in the District;
Assist to offer professional advice to aggrieved persons on appeals and petitions on decisions made on their building;
Cultivate horticultural products including vegetables, fruits, tree seedlings and ornamental plants for sale to the public and for export
Conduct routine maintenance of prestige areas
Maintain and sustain all landscape areas in the road medians, road shoulders and traffic islands in the district
SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SPATIAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Spatial data analysis for the preparation of spatial development frameworks, structure plans and local plans
Undertake Street Naming and Property Numbering in the District in accordance with the street addressing guidelines and policy.
Preparation of GIS maps for all spatial plans prepared in the District.
Develop and maintain LUPMIS data base
Support the mapping of spatial dimensions of MTDP
Implementation and enforcement of Planning Committee’s decisions and planning control.
Day-to-day site visits on town expansion schemes carried out by private developers and Statutory Development Corporations
Ensure the prohibition of the construction of buildings without development permits in the District
Examination of development applications including vetting of site and design plans, site inspection, consultation and negotiation with private developers and public development agencies, expert advice, reports.
Review of spatial plans prepared by Consultants in the District.