The Metro Physical Planning Department is responsible for ensuring the sustainable development of human settlements within the Metropolis.
The functions and operations of the Department are governed by the following statutes;
The vision of the Department is to become a unique technically capable and proactive entity, able to contribute effectively to the national development of sustainable human settlement in the Metropolis.
Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, 2016 (Act 925)
Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936) with Amendment (Act 940)
National Development Planning Commission Act, 1994 (Act 479)
National Development Planning System Act, 1994 (Act 480)
Local Government (Department of District Assemblies) (Commencement Instrument, 2009) ( L.I. 1961)
Local Government Service Act, 2003 (Act 656)
Environmental Protection Act, 490
National Building Regulations, 1996 (L.I. 1630)
Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Bye-Laws 2018