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BRIEF ON THE BOARD

The Ogun State Urban and Regional Planning Board,a parastatal of the Ministry of Urban and Physical Planning,came into existence on 12th july,2005 as a result of the enactment of Ogun State Urban and Regional Planning law No.20 of 2005.

The Board is Saddled with the responsibilities of: (i) controlling all various physical developments be it Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Public,and Institutional uses. (ii) Monitoring all the development in order to control the growth of Urban Sprawl in Ogun State. The implementing Departments of the Board are clarified under section 29 subsection 1 of the law with the details of the specific function of each Department listed in the third schedule of the enabling law. Development Control Department is the pivot on which most activities of the Board rotate.A Substantial number  of staff in the Board are in the Control Department to match up with its numerous functions listed in the third schedule of the enabling law.

The Department has 20 Zonal Town Planning Offices spread across the State without contiguous boundaries with the Twenty Local Government Councils, and 37 Local Government Council Development Areas in the State; but rather located on the basis of major towns and cities in the State for effective monitoring and control of physical development.

ADDRESS:
Block C, 2nd floor, Ogun State Secretariat Complex, Oke-Mosan Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

POSTAL ADDRESS:

PHONE:

EMAIL:

Political Head:
Mrs.Ronke Sokefun (08022910349)

Administrative Head/Account Officer
Tpl.(Mrs) Yetunde Dina (fnitp.) (08027603309 | yetunde.dina@yahoo.com)

DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT CONTROL

Director:

Tpl. Ogun K.A. (Mr.)

PHONE: 08035028077

EMAIL:

Duties

  • Registration and processing of Building Plan applications for approval in tandem with the enabling laws and regulations.
  • Disapproval of application and withdrawal of same for non-conformity with existing laws and regulations
  • Renovation and alteration of existing approved structures
  • Change of use and title change
  • Charging of assessment fees
  • Assessment of Technical report for established use
  • Monitoring and Control of Physical development of Lands within the State
  • Detection of Contravention and serving of appropriate statutory notices
  • Sealing of Illegal structures
  • Demolition of critical and dangerous structures
  • Production of yearly base data on all building plans registered, approved and disapproved on Zonal offices basis
  • The Central monitoring unit under the department oversees the Physical development compliance of all the zonal offices and carry out appropriate sanctions
  • Investigation of all petitions and complaints on physical development
  • Attendance to litigation matters with the involvement of Ministry of Justice
  • Public enlightenment, sensitization and regular interactive meetings with stakeholders-CDA,CDC,and other public fora

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN RENEWAL

Director:

Tpl. (Mrs) Ayodele M.Abiola

PHONE: 08034278831

EMAIL: ayodelemabiola7@gmail.com

Duties

  • Handling slums upgrading projects
  • Handling community improvement programmes
  • Co-ordinating all externally assisted projects
  • Monthly progress report of Ogun State Urban and Regional Planning Board

Proposed projects

  • Urban Renewal Envelopment Model pilot programme  for five Towns in the State such as;
  • Abeokuta-Ibarapa Ake (Abeokuta South Local GovernmentArea). Amukankan area and Totoro in Abeokuta North local Government Area earnmarked for study
  • Ijebu ode- Imupa area  choice for study
  • Ilaro- Ona-Ola area choice for Study
  • Sagamu-Saabo and ita –Oba were the areas chosen
  • In Ota-Ijana area was picked

DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING PRODUCTION MONITORING AND QUALITY CONTROL

Director:

Arc. (Mrs.) Tawakalit Afolabi

PHONE: 08055377328

EMAIL: aderonkeafolabi428@gmail.com

Duties

  • Monitoring of the quality of building Production/Construction
  • Issuance of Permit to all applications for building production/Construction stages
  • Monitoring of project and control of production documents
  • Issuance of Health and safety permit on building works during construction
  • Control of construction methodology
  • Assessment of building and maintainability analysis report on proposed development before granting approval
  • Issuance of certificate of fitness for occupancies

Current Programme

  • Monitoring of building construction along Ogun State Standard Roads
  • Compilation of mud dilapidated buildings
  • Ensuring Competency of all professional and operatives engaged in buildings construction
  • Conformity to the approval on building plan during construction

On-Going Projects

  • Vetting of all Building plan in accordance with Building regulations
  • Creating Proper awareness and implementation of the use of form C at different stages of construction

Proposed Projects

  • Effective use of Form C
  • Issuance of permit on all applications for buldings production stages
  • Issuance of certificate of fitness for occupancy

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPLIES

Director:

Oyenekan Timothy Olusegun

PHONE: 07065871548

EMAIL:

Duties

  • General Personnel Management
  • Processing of Promotions,Advancements and Inter-Cadre Transfer of the Staff of the Board
  • Initiating Disciplinary Actions against Staff
  • Planning and Execution of In-house Training Programme for the Staff of the Board
  • Transfer of the Staff of the Board from Twenty (20) zonal planning Offices to the Headquarters and vice versa
  • Processing the Confirmation of the Appointment of Staff of the Board to the Civil Service Commission
  • Processing of the Terminal Benefits of Retired Officers to the Bureau of State Pension
  • Preparing of Yearly Manpower Proposals to the Bureau of Establishments and Training
  • Preparing of both the Nominal Roll and Staff List for Planning purpose

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

Director:

Odukoya Olayinka Andrew

PHONE: 08033972923

EMAIL: oducom@yahoo.com

Duties

  • To ensure absolute compliance with financial regulations, IPSAS and accounting codes by all staff under his control or supervision
  • To ensure adequate supervision in the disbursement of funds and ensure proper monitoring and accounting for revenue, so as to realize goal congruence in revenue collection by the Agency.
  • To advise the accounting officer and all other departmental Heads on financial matters as well as the more technical provisions of these instruction and other treasury and finance circulars
  • To maintain proper record of accounts such as main and subsidiary ledgers, cash book, D.V.E.A Book, Personal advances Ledgers e.t.c
  • To supervise and monitor all Revenue collections in the Town Planning Zonal Offices through an effective and efficient Internal Central system.
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