Act 172

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Town and Country Planning

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA
REPRINT

Act 172

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1976
Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006

PUBLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968 IN COLLABORATION WITH MALAYAN LAW JOURNAL SDN BHD AND PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD 2006

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Laws of Malaysia

ACT 172

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1976 Date of Royal Assent ... ... ... … … 18 March 1976 25 March 1976

Date of publication in the Gazette ...

PREVIOUS REPRINTS First Reprint ... Second Reprint ... Third Reprint ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1998 2001 2005

Town and Country Planning LAWS OF MALAYSIA Act 172 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1976

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

P ART I PRELIMINARY
Section

1. 2.

Short title, application and commencement Interpretation PART II POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

2A. National Physical Planning Council 2B. Director General of Town and Country Planning 3. 4. 5. 6. General planning policy The State Planning Committee and its functions Local planning authorities Functions of local planning authorities PART IIA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE 6A. Regional planning committee P ART IIB NATIONAL PHYSICAL PLAN 6B. National physical plan

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P ART III DEVELOPMENT PLANS

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Section

7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Survey of planning areas Preparation of draft structure plans Publicity in connection with preparation of draft structure plans Approval or rejection of draft structure plans by Committee Review or alteration of structure plans

11A. Procedure for review of structure plan 11B. Procedure for alteration of structure plan 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Preparation of draft local plans Publicity in connection with draft local plans Inquiries and hearings in respect of draft local plans Approval or rejection of draft local plans Alteration, revocation and replacement of local plans 12A. Publicity in connection with preparation of draft local plan

16A. Preparation, etc., of local plan by State Director 16B. Special area plan 17. Power to make rules PART IV PLANNING CONTROL 18. 19. 20. 21. Use of land and buildings Prohibition of development without planning permission Prohibition of development contrary to planning permission Application for planning permission

20A. Duty to consult 21A. Development proposal report 21B. Layout plans 21C. Preparation of plan, etc., by a qualified person 22. 23. 24. Treatment of applications Appeal against decision of local planning authority Lapse of planning permission

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25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31.

Revocation and modification of planning permission and approval of building plans Offences relating to unauthorized development Enforcement in the case of contravention of section 19 Enforcement in the case of contravention of section 20 Enforcement in the case of development that is inconsistent with modified planning permission or approval of building plan Requisition notice Execution by authorized person

31 A. Inconsistency between building by-laws and development plan PART V DEVELOPMENT CHARGE 32. 33. 34. 35. Development charge and liability thereto Determination of development charge Payment of development charge Power to make rules PART VA TREE PRESERVATION ORDER 35 A. Tree preservation order 35B. Tree preservation order not to be made if tree is already subjected to conditions 35C. Appeal against tree preservation order, etc. 35 D. Compensation under a tree preservation order 35E. Replacement of trees 35 F. Local planning authority to replace tree if the person whose duty it is to replace fails to do so 35 G. Revocation of a tree preservation order 35 H. Prohibition to fell, etc., tree with girth exceeding 0.8 metre PART VI THE APPEAL BOARD 36. The Appeal Board

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Laws of Malaysia
PART VII PURCHASE NOTICE AND ACQUISITION OF LAND

ACT 172

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