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LASG INTENSIFIES CLAMPDOWN ON ILLEGAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, SEALS 27 BUILDINGS IN LEKKI

The Lagos State Government has intensified its efforts to rid the State of illegal and unapproved building construction as it sealed 27 residential and commercial buildings in Lekki.Speaking during the clampdown exercise, the Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako stated that sealing of the structures, most of which are in use, was because the buildings were either built …

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LASG MANDATES COMMERCIAL PREMISES IN OGUDU TO PRODUCE PLANNING PERMITS

In view of repeated contraventions of the State’s physical planning laws by some recalcitrant organisations, the Lagos State Government has requested owners of commercial premises in Ogudu GRA to produce their enabling Planning Permits.Speaking on the development, the Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako expressed the State government’s determination to stop the flagrant abuse of its …

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LAGOS PHYSICAL PLANNING MINISTRY CONSTITUTES DESIGN TEAM

As part of efforts to accelerate the achievements within the Making Lagos a 21st Century Economy pillar of the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda, the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development has constituted a 17-member PhysicalPlanning Design Team that will design concepts as well as make appropriate recommendations on projects.The Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako stated this at the unveiling of the members of …

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IKORODU SUB-REGION MASTER PLAN: LASG PRESENTS DRAFT REPORT FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION

The Lagos State Government is set to display the draft final report on the Ikorodu Sub-Region Master Plan for public inspection and stakeholder contributions.Speaking on the modalities of the public display exercise on Friday in Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako disclosed that the public display would take place for 28 days in 12 different centres across …

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LASG WARNS BUYERS TO BEWARE OF PROPERTY WITHOUT PLANNINGPERMIT

The Lagos State Government has warned prospective property buyers and uptakers to beware of buildings without PlanningPermits as such would be subject to enforcement by the regulatory authority.The warning was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako in Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday.The Commissioner noted with dismay the persistent disregard for Physical PlanningLaws by developers, who have …

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LEKKI REGIONAL ROAD PROJECT: LASG COMMENCES REMOVAL OF STRUCTURES ON RIGHT OF WAY

The Lagos State Government has commenced the removal of structures encumbering the Right of Way (ROW) on the Lekki Regional Road.The development was disclosed by the Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, at a stakeholder meeting in Alausa, on Monday,  where he noted that the removal became necessary to pave way for the smooth execution of the project.He …

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LAGOS SET TO DELIVER IKORODU SUB-REGION MASTER PLAN

The Lagos State Government has indicated its readiness to deliver the Ikorodu sub-region Masterplan as the proposed development plan for the area reached Stage Three of the Draft on Friday.Speaking during the technical presentation of the masterplan by the town planningconsultants, Cityscape Planning Services at the Nigeria Institute of Town PlanningHouse, CBD, Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako said that when …

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LASG SEEKS COOPERATION OF STAKEHOLDERS TO EXPAND THREE MAJOR ROADS IN KOSOFE

The Lagos State Government has solicited for the cooperation of stakeholders to expand three interconnecting roads namely, Demurin, Agidi and Church Streets in Kosofe Local Government Area of the State.The Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, speaking at a forum with the stakeholders at Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, stated that the meeting marked another remarkable stride towards achieving an effective …

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PHYSICAL PLANNINGCOMMISSIONER INSPECTS URBANRENEWAL PROJECTS IN SOMOLU, BARIGA

The Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, on Tuesday, inspected the State Government urban renewal projects within Somolu Local Government and Bariga Local Council Development Area of the State.According to the Commissioner, the projects were designed to upgrade the otherwise blighted areas and enhance the value of property therein, stressing that some of the features of the road projects in the …

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PLANNING PERMIT APPROVAL: LASG SECURES COMMITMENT FROM DISTRICT OFFICERS ON ETHICAL, PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Sequel to the devolution of Planning Permit Approval Powers to District Officers of the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), the Lagos State Government has secured commitments for ethical and professional conduct from 30 District Officers saddled with the delegated approval powers. Speaking during the meeting with District Officers on Tuesday, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako stated that as part of the reforms …

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