Landscape Section advises Local Authorities in planning, managing and development of open spaces and landscaping as part of development. Initially, the planning and management of landscape was under the purview of Ministry of Local Government & Housing. In 1984, it was transferred to Town & Regional Planning Department of Sabah in view of the increasing needs for the planning and development of landscaping in Sabah.



  1. Advises all levels of government in matters related to planning, development and management of landscape.
  2. Planning, supervising and implement the development of landscaping for entire Sabah.
  3. Research and preparation of standards and guidelines for the planning and development of landscape.
  4. Provide training programmes related to lansdcape planning and development to government agencies, public and private sectors.