Legislation

Urban Planning Proclamation (Proclamation No. 574/2008 )

PART ONE GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART TWO INITIATION AND PREPARATION OF URBAN PLANS

PART THREE PLAN APPROVAL, PUBLICITY, IMPLEMENTATION AND REVISION

PART FOUR DEVELOPMENT AUTHORIZATION

PART FIVE LAND INFORMATION

PART SIX URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AND ITS DIMENSIONS

PART SEVEN DEVELOPMENT FREEZE AND LAND ACQUISITION

PART EIGHT ALLOCATION OF POWERS AND DUTIES

PART NINE MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

 

WHEREAS, the proliferation of unplanned urban centers needs to be regulated and guided by sound and visionary urban plans to bring about balanced and integrated national, regional and local development;

WHEREAS, it is vital to create a favorable condition for public and private stakeholders to fully participate in the process of urban plan initiation, preparation and implementation on the basis of national standards;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to regulate the carrying out of development undertakings in urban centers, contemplated both by public and private actors so that they will not be detrimental to the general well being of the community as well as the protection of natural environment;

WHEREAS, the existing laws on urban planning, due to their enactment by the unitary system of government, lack in conformity with the prevailing spirit of decentralization and therefore it has become necessary to replace them with a comprehensive legislation which takes into account the federal structure of government and the central role of urban centers in urban plan preparation and implementation;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows

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8 replies »

  1. Hi, Abrish. Would you mind sending me
    “Urban Planning Proclamation (Proclamation No. 574/2008 )”, please

  2. i am urban planning student and i wana knw the application of planning in ethiopia .though the field is not well known in ethiopia context , what are the roles of city planner ?

  3. i want to know what urban redevelopment look like in ethiopia and how its process es give the attention to development and how its integration makes big development.

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