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.

Shri. M. B. Rajesh

Local Self Governments – Panchayats, Municipalities and Corporations

Rural Development , Town Planning 

Regional Development Authorities

Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Excise


Smt. Sarada G Muraleedharan, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary
Local Self Government Dept.

Dr. Sharmila Mary Joseph IAS 
Principal Secretary
Local Self Government  Dept.

Shri.M.G.Rajamanickam  IAS 
Principal Director
Local Self Government  Dept.


Sri.Pramod Kumar.C.P
Chief Town Planner

Chief Town Planner (Planning)