Directorate of Country Planning

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Country Planning Sierra Leone

The Country Planning Directorate ensures an organized planning of town/urban layouts in addition to enforcing planning permit policies.  The directorate is responsible for land use planning and mainly with the administration of State Lands. The  two  main  components  of  land  use  planning  are  physical  planning  and development control.

The directorate is responsible to develop and review the Town and Country Planning Act to control and regulate town and urban planning; establish an Urban Design Unit; establish Country Planning and District Planning Committees; Initiate a holistic development plan including structure and local plans and conduct researches relating to Town and Urban Planning. 

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