This Act provides administration arrangements for the city of Kampala and provides with respect to its development, physical planning. It establishes the Capital City Authority and the Metropolitan Physical Planning Authority. The Minister may, in consultation with the Authority and with the approval of Cabinet, establish divisions within the Capital City and alter the boundaries of those divisions. The Capital City shall have the lower urban councils under the Authority: (a) Division urban councils; (b) ward urban councils; and (c) village urban councils. There shall also exist under the Authority, street committees. The Ministries responsible for health and environment shall oversee the public health and environment matters respectively in the Capital City. The Authority shall be responsible for water supplies outside the jurisdiction of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation. The Metropolitan Physical Planning Authority shall ensure that land use in the City and the metropolitan area follow designated plans, irrespective of the tenure of land and shall prepare comprehensive and integrated development plans incorporating the plans of the lower urban councils.
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