Major Functions

  • Preparation of Spatial Plans at State, District and Local level (State Perspective Plan, District Development Plan, Master Plan, DTP Scheme)
  • Statutory Approvals and concurrences for constructions and land developments as per KMBR 1999, KPBR – 2011 and Town Planning Schemes in force.
  • Advise the LSGIs and Government on matters related to spatial planning and sustainable development of settlements.
  • Drafting legislations and Government Policies on settlement planning and development.
  • Nodal agency of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of preparation of GIS based Master Plans under AMRUT
  • Technical Secretariat of the Art and Heritage Commission
  • Act as the Spatial Planning wing of the DPC.

Sri. A C Moideen
Minister for Panchayaths, Municipalities and Corporations (Local Self Governments) Rural Development, Town & Country Planning, KILA, Regional Development Authorities

Sri. T K Jose, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary
Local Self Government Dept.

Sri. K Gopala Krishna Bhat, IAS
Local Self Government (Rural) Dept.

Dr. Mithra T, IAS
Additional Secretary
Local Self Government (Urban) Dept.

Smt. K S Girija
Chief Town Planner

Sri. Gigi George
Chief Town Planner (Planning)