Physical Planning

The Physical Planning Department exists to establish an efficient human settlement development for the country to enhance the quality of life through the promotion of safe and sound physical planning practices in collaboration with other public and private agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Department
Preparation of District spatial development framework plans, structure plans and local (layout) plans to direct and guide the growth and sustainable development of human settlements in the district.
Receiving and processing of development applications for consideration by the District Assembly.
Monitoring urban development processes and recommending for management by the district assembly.
Co-ordination of the diverse physical developments promoted by departments, agencies of government and private developers.
Providing technical guidance for both public and private institutions and individuals.
Currently the staff strength is 4