Nairobi City County Regularisation of Developments Act, 2015 (No. 3 of 2017). | Land Portal

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This Act provides with respect to regularisation of unapproved developments in the Nairobi City County, including unauthorized development on public lands. The objectives of this Act are to- (a) bring unauthorized developments under the umbrella of planning framework and to provide basic facilities and infrastructure to the residents of the concerned areas in the County; (b) provide for regularisation of unauthorized developments commenced or completed before the date of commencement of this Act; (c) exclude unauthorized development made on any public land from the benefit of regularisation; (d) provide for regularisation of unauthorized developments made in conservation area declared as such under the relevant law; (e) provide for regularisation of unauthorized developments which fall within the required setoff specified in any law governing buildings; (f) provide for appointment of an advisory committee for the purpose of this Act. The provisions of the National Physical Planning Act relating to a matter of procedure or the manner of objections shall with the necessary modifications apply to the regularisation process under this Act. The Act shall not apply to unauthorised developments on forest land or river banks.

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