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Strategic Executive: Mr L Narib

The Department mainly deals with the planning of the City of Windhoek and is to a large extent responsible for the land delivery process as spelled out in its vision: "innovative urban management to create a quality living environment for all generations".

It is guided by its mission "to facilitate, communicate and implement an integrated sustainable urban management service through its employees and to ensure":

  • Sound environmental practices
  • Optimal use of city land
  • Affordable land and housing options to all residents
  • A safe, healthy and orderly build environment
  • Integrated urban planning and design
  • Service land delivered as planned, on time and within budget
  • Upgrade of informal settlements
  • An equitable tax base
  • Accurate advice on property values

The Department consists of the following Divisions:

Building Control

Tasked with ensuring that building activities within the City are carried out according to by-laws

Geomatics

Tasked with the maintenance of land use information and cadastral information

Land Delivery

Planning, Design and Traffic Flow

Tasked with the planning of urban road network, design of roads and storm water and managing traffic flow to ensure urban mobility and ensuring that the entire transport system is efficient, effective and safe.

Property Management

Urban Planning

The following sections fall under this division:

  • Sustainable Development Section Tasked with the management of direct orderly sustainable development and settlements
  • Urban Policy, Strategy, Facilitation and Implementation Services Section Tasked with the management of direct orderly development in the City and urbinisation process

Valuations

Tasked with the compilation and maintenance of an accurate valuation roll and the provision of advice on property values

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