West Pokot County Urban Planning Act, 2016 (No. 4 of 2016). | Land Portal

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Marzo 2016
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This Act establishes a legislative framework for — (a) classification of areas as urban areas; (b) governance and management of urban areas; (c) participation by the residents in the governance of urban areas; and (d) other matters for the attainment of these objectives. An area may be classified as an urban area if it satisfies the criteria set out under this Act or any other written law. Subject to the provisions of this Act, a board of a municipality or town committee shall, among other things, formulate and implement an integrated development plan, and control land use, land sub-division, land development and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, including industry, commerce, markets, shopping and other employment centres, residential areas, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, passenger transport, agriculture, and freight and transit stations within the framework of the spatial and master plans for the town or municipality as may be delegated by the county government, control land use, land sub-division, land development and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, including markets, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, and agriculture.An integrated urban area or town development plan shall include, amongst others, provide a framework for regulated urban agriculture and shall be the basis for the preparation of environmental management plans.

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