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26 March 2020

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2020-03-26 number 53

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SPECIAL ISSUE




            THE KENYA GAZETTE
                                      Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
                                                     (Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O.)


Vol. CXXII—No. 53                                  NAIROBI, 26th March, 2020                                                       Price Sh. 60

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 2694                                                         (h)   Valuation for Rating as per the Rating Act, Cap. 267 and
                                                                                      Valuation for Rating, Cap. 266,
                THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
                                                                                (i)   Land Administration as per the Land Act, 2012,
                         (Under Article 187)
                                                                                (j)   Any Governance and Management Functions of a Board
        THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS ACT                                           under section 20 of the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 that
                                                                                      touch on County Planning and Development services,
                           (No. 2 of 2012)
                                                                                (k)   Any role of the Executive Committee Member in urban areas
                      TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS
                                                                                      or city planning performed under sections 37, 110 and 111 of
    IT IS notified for the general information of the public that,                    the County Government Act, 2012.
pursuant to the Deed of Transfer of Functions from the Nairobi City             In view of the foregoing, the public is notified that:
County Government to the National Government published vide
Gazette Notice No. 1609 of 2020, the following services hitherto                (a)   The Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan Services is the
offered by the County Government under the transferred function of                    planning authority for Nairobi City County and will be
County Planning and Development Services under the Physical and                       performing all functions of the County Executive Committee
Land Use Planning Act, 2019; the County Government Act, 2012; the                     member as contemplated in section 2 and other relevant
Land Act, 2012; the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011; the Rating Act                  sections of the Physical and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,
Cap 267; the Valuation for Rating Act Cap. 266, Survey Act Cap. 299
                                                                                (b)   The Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan Services has
and any other Act of Parliament under which Planning and
                                                                                      taken over the functions of approving Physical and Land Use
Development Services function is offered by the Nairobi City County                   Development Plans,
Government shall henceforth be offered by the Nairobi Metropolitan
Services, in respect to:                                                        (c)   The Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan Services will be
                                                                                      performing all functions of Physical and Land Use Planning
   (a) Preparation of physical and land use Development Plans as                      as contemplated in section 20 and other relevant sections of
       provided for under the provisions of Part III of the Physical                  the Physical and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,
       and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,
                                                                                (d)   The Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan Services will
   (b) Approval of Physical and Land Use Development Plans under                      operationalize and provide secretariat services to the County
       provisions of sections 33, 41, 42, 43, 49 and 52 of the Physical               Physical and Land Use Planning Consultative Forum and
       and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,                                               County Physical and Land Use Planning Liaison Committee,
                                                                                      and
   (c) Development control activities in the perspective of Part IV of
       the Physical and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,                            (e)   The Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan Services shall
                                                                                      perform functions of formulation of policies on matters
   (d) Enforcement processes as per Part V of the Physical and Land                   related to county physical and land use planning.
       Use Planning Act, 2019,
                                                                                Consequent to the foregoing, the public is notified as follows:
   (e) Dispute resolutions mechanisms as per Part VI of the Physical
       and Land Use Planning Act, 2019,                                         (a)   All development applications (building plans, change of user,
                                                                                      extension of user, subdivision and amalgamation,
   (f) County Physical and Land Use Planning Consultative Forum                       advertisements, extension and renewal of lease) shall be
       as per Part II of the Physical and Land Use Planning Act,                      addressed to the Director-General, Nairobi Metropolitan
       2019                                                                           Services,
   (g) County surveying and mapping as per the Survey Act Cap.                  (b)   All communication relating to preparation and approval of
       299 and Legal Notice No. 2238 of 2016,                                         physical and land use development plans shall be channelled



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