Mandate of the Department
The Department is responsible for planning, designing and managing Municipality physical infrastructure including the zoning, land sub division and demarcating areas for development. The Department guides the Authority on the urban design, infrastructural improvement and land development in the Municipality.
The strategic direction of the Department is to design a system for guiding, monitoring, and enforcing developments in the Municipality in line with the applicable laws.
Core Functions of Physical Planning Department
The Core Functions include the following:
The Department oversees development across the municipality 5 (Five) divisions. It consists of five sections/units which include; Development Control, GIS, Landscape, Surveys and Mapping / Cartography and Technical Review Team. Other support Sections / units linked to Physical Planning are; Client Care and Land Registration and Administration.
The Department also cooperates with adjoining municipalities or town councals such as Kasangati Kyengera Town Council, Wakiso and Kampala to ensure coherent policies across administrative boundaries.