Box 7 Twifo Hemang

Physical Planning Dept

The core mandate of this department is to manage the activities of the department of town and county planning and department of parks and gardens. The department also:

  1. Advice the Assembly on national policies on physical planning, land use and development
  2. Co-ordinate activities and projects of departments and other agencies including NGO’S to ensure compliance with planning standards
  3. Assist in the preparation of physical plans as a guide for the formulation of development policies and decisions and to design project in the district
  4. Assist to identify problems concerning the development of land and its social, environmental and economic implications
  5. Advice on preparation of structures for towns and villages within the District
  6. Collaborate with the survey unit in the performance of its functions
  7. Facilitate consultation, co-ordination and harmonization of developmental decisions into a physical development plans
  8. advice on the conditions for the construction of public and private building and structures
  9. Ensure the prohibition of the use of inflammable materials in the construction or repair of building in defined areas.
  10. Advise the assembly on the siting of bill board, masts and ensure compliance with the decisions of the assembly
  11. Undertake street naming, numbering of house and related issues

Physical Planing Officer