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Mombasa County is one of the 47 Counties of Kenya. Its capital and the only city in the county is Mombasa. Initially it was one of the former Districts of Kenya but in 2013 it was reconstituted as a county, on the same boundaries. It is the smallest county in Kenya, covering an area of 229.7 km2 excluding 65 km2 of water mass. The county is situated in the S...
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Possess a Master's Degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning from a recognized University;
Be a Registered Physical Planner of five or more years with the Physical Planners
Registration Board or relevant professional body
Must have worked as a planner in a public office for a minimum of Ten (10) years;
Have demonstrated professional competence, administrative ability, integrity and
Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and
Attended and successfully completed the Strategic Leadership Development Program
Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution
Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Interpretation and Implementation of the Physical Planning Act (Cap 286), and any other law(s) that may be enacted to guide the physical planning functions.
Provision of advice to the national and county government on spatial planning matters.
Coordination and Preparing physical development plans, undertaking feasibility studies on Physical, Social, Economic and Environmental characteristics
Coordination and Preparing county spatial plan including Towns/local centers development plans, Special areas plans, Subject/ thematic plans
Coordination Vetting and verification of building plans, regulation of the use of land, execution of development control and preservation orders.
Provision of advice on matters concerning land alienation to the National Land Commission and County governments and appropriate use of land such as change of user, extension of user, extension of lease, subdivision of land, amalgamation of land and processing of environmental impact assessment
Management of the planning function including maintenance of physical planning records and data bank, formulate county physical planning laws, Preparation of annual reports on the state of county physical planning, Conduct research on physical planning matters, Implementation of physical planning standards, Custodian of all plans
Resolving conflicts arising from physical planning processes
Initiating and undertaking research on urbanization strategies and policies
Collaborating with local, regional, international stakeholders and National Land Commission and County Governments on matters related to cross border physical planning.
Monitoring, reporting and tracking
Compliance, Enforcement and Development Control
Preparation of budgets and work plans
Any other relevant duties as may be assigned to him/her by the Chief Officer