LANDS, HOUSING, URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND PHYSICAL PLANNING

Mission

The Vision of the County Department of Lands, Housing, Physical Planning & Urban Development is “Excellence in land management, proper housing and physical planning for sustainable development of Homa-Bay County.”

Vision

The Mission is “To facilitate improvement of the livelihood of Homa-Bay County residents through efficient administration, equitable access, secure tenure, proper housing and sustainable management of Land resources.”

The department was able to embark on a number of projects and programmes which included countywide preparation of county spatial plan which will continue to the next financial year 2020/2021, land use has been improved in the county even as preparation of the county spatial plan is ongoing. The Department was able to establish and operationalize the Homa-Bay Municipal Board; complete preliminary work on the affordable housing project; completed the Symbio-City Quick win project; surveyed and demarcated 12 market centers, and initiated construction of Homa Bay Municipal market which is well on course. The Department further initiated a programme on Urban Lakefront Development, Climate Resilience of the Urban Poor and Informal Settlements Improvement.

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