Physical Planning and Development Control Act, 1990 (Act No. 1 of 1991). | Land Portal

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The Act provides in Part II for the establishment of a Planning Board (sect. 3) and Planning Authority for each planning district (sect. 5). There shall be 4 types of draft plans for spatial development of land. These are: National Plans; Divisional Plans; Development Plans and Local Plans (sect. 8). The Board shall prepare a National Plan for the Gambia. The Board shall also draft Division Plans for each Division of the Gambia (sect. 11). The Board shall, within the framework of the plans aforementioned, prepare development plans for the area covered by that plan. Such plan shall generally indicate the different land-use zones, traffic and transportation routes, community facilities, utilities and historic monuments and such other matters as the Minister may, by Regulation, prescribe (sect. 12). Part IV is dedicated to development control. Part IV contains miscellaneous provisions. (Completed by 1 Schedule: "Draft Plans")

Implemented by: Draft Plans Regulations, 1995 (L. N. No. 12 of 1995). (1995-02-09)

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