Physical Planning, Lands and Housing


MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT

The new constitutional dispensation resulted in the emergence of new Governance structure in the Country. The mandate of the Department is anchored in Part II section 5 of the County Government Act No.17 of 2012, Legal Notice No.17 of 2013 of Transition to County Government Act, Survey Act Cap 299 of 2010 and the Physical Planning Act of 1996. The Housing Sector Functions both at the National and County Government are guided by a number of policy documents reference to which include: the revised Housing Act of 1990; Sessional Paper No.3 of 2004 on National Housing Policy. The core mandates include;
• Spatial planning, regulation and sustainable land use

• Property valuation for various purposes

• Upgrading informal settlements and slum prevention

• Construction and management of civil servant’s houses

• Management of map amendment centres

• Develop and implement policies on Land, Housing, urban and physical planning county

• Generation, maintenance and dissemination of accurate and update geo-data

• Promote the use of appropriate building technologies in construction of affordable housing in the county

Sub Departments & Their Mandates

Mission & Vision

Mission

To Promote Efficient, effective and Sustainable Land use, Decent and Adequate Housing For all In a Clean and Secure Environment.

Vision

A Lead Provider of sustainable land management, smart urban infrastructure and affordable quality housing in the County


TEAM

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MR. PAUL JISEVE MBUNI

County Executive Committee Member

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Mrs. LUCY IJAI SIMIYU

Chief Officer