UPD formulate local area plans and priorities in respect of the Dzongkhag Thromde and submit to the Thromde Tshogde for approval,promote planned development and appropriate land use, control of squatter and illegal settlements and regulations of commercial activities and ensure that urban planning and development are carried out in a manner which is consistent with the national urban development policies.

Urban Planning Division(UPD) is responsible for:

  • Issue of site plan
  • Plot demarcation
  • Land transaction
  • Thram and Plot correction
  • Land lease
  • State/ Private land acquisition
  • Preparation of LAPS
  • Disaster management