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LAWS OF KADUNA STATE NIGERIA
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTION
KADUNA MASTER PLAN LAW, 2016
A LAW TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF THE KADUNA REVISED MASTER PLAN 2016
KADUNA STATE OF NIGERIA
LAW NO. 5 2016
COMMENCEMENT (28TH MARCH 2016)
BE IT ENACTED by the House of Assembly of Kaduna State as follows:-
“Existing Structures” means any building, structure or development erected prior to the coming into force of this Law.
“Government” means the Government of Kaduna State.
“Master Plan” means the Kaduna Revised Master Plan as contained in the Schedule to this Law.
“State” means Kaduna State of Nigeria.
(i) To boost sustainable economic development of Kaduna State in it National, Regional, State and City perspectives.
(ii) To enhance social development, relating to poverty reduction, social well being, cohesion and equity.
(iii) To improve governance in land administration which hinges on reform of Physical Planning and Community Participation in Planning Processes.
(iv) To enhance sustainable use of natural resources, proper solid waste management including air, surface and ground water quality.
(v) To secure property, safety from fire, natural disaster, adequate lighting, ventilation as well as promote conservation of open space for recreational purposes and avert negative environmental impact.
(vi) To ensure safety of pedestrians, bicycle ways and people living with disability.
[Land transactions in Urban and Planning Areas of Kaduna Metropolis]
[Government right over existing structures, building, etc]
PROVIDED always that the Government shall have due regard to provisions of the Land Use Act, 1978 on the payment of compensation in appropriate or deserving cases.
Powers of KASUPDA
[Offences and Punishment]
Non-conformity with the Master Plan
(i) ownership of the property;
(ii) obtaining all the necessary governmental consents and development approvals were obtained prior to the said development; and
(iii) been up to date in the payment of all fees, charges and rents on the property.
[Court with jurisdiction over offences under Law]
Review of Master Plan
DATED AT KADUNA this 28th day of March 2016
(This note does not form part of this Law and has no legal effect)
The purpose of this Law is to promulgate the Kaduna Revised Master Plan 2016 and provide offences for its violation.
This printed impression has been carefully compared with the Bill which has passed the Kaduna State House of Assembly and found to be true and correctly printed copy of the said Bill.