ROLE OF JPBW

VISION

AS A PIONEER OF TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING FOR A PLANNED, PROGRESSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF LAND IN THE WHOLE OF SABAH INCLUDING ITS TERRITORIAL WATERS.

MISSION

  • Create a sustainable and high quality of environment for people in line with Sabah Structure Plan 2033.
  • Ensuring planning system is comprehensive, effective and efficient in balancing between development needs and natural environment.
  • Ensuring effective and fast delivery system through the setting up of regional offices in every district by the year 2020.
  • Ensuring open spaces, public and recreational parks are provided strategically, with aesthetics, comfort and safety in mind; and
  • Recruitment of skilled, knowledgeable and competitive townplanners.

OBJECTIVES

  • To strengthen the physical, social and economic development in urban and rural areas to increase quality of life in accordance with the State and National aspirations.
  • To plan, control and supervise development, usage and rehabilitation of land effectively in accordance with Town & Country Planning Ordinance (Sabah Cap. 141).
  • To formulate planning policies, standards and guidelines and ensuring the effective implementation by related agencies.
  • To create high quality information collection and analysis system in ensuring the long term planning requirements in the State are met.