The Government of Kenya has been implementing the Kenya Municipal Program with funding from the International Development Association (IDA) World Bank, The Swedish International Development Corporation Agency (SIDA), since 2010 to May 2017. The Overall Objective of the KMP was to improve planning and infrastructure of urban areas in selected counties. In its restructured form, KMP was being implemented in 14 county governments (based on the former selected municipalities) and the State Department of Housing and Urban Development of the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development (MTIHUD) through four components:

  • Institutional strengthening;
  • Participatory strategic planning for urban development;
  • Investment in infrastructure and service delivery; and
  • Programme management, monitoring and evaluation.

Component 2: Participatory Strategic Planning for Urban Development

This component provided support for:

  • Preparation of strategic urban development plans—including physical structure plans and capital investment plans—developed in consultation with stakeholders
  • Community mobilization and participation in these planning processes and in other programme-related initiatives
  • Establishing and strengthening county and urban board planning offices, as applicable.

Dissemination of Component 2 Outcomes:

This WebGIS platform has been developed by the State Department of Housing and Urban Development in collaboration with UN-Habitat,to disseminate the Integrated Strategic Urban Development Plans (ISUDPs) that were developed under Component 2 of Kenya Municipal Program. Through this platform, diverse stakeholders are able to view the proposed land use plans or structure plans, download full reports of the plan and the respective capital investment plans for 9 cities and towns: Embu, Kilifi, Kitui, Malindi, Mombasa, Naivasha, Nakuru, Thika and Nyeri. Stakeholders seeking further details and clarity about the information presented here can do so by contacting the respective county governments or the Urban Development Department of the National Government.


County: Nyeri

Population (2009 Census): 119,353

Sex Ratio (2009 Census): 100

KMP Planning Area: 267 Km2


County: Nakuru

Population (2009 Census): 307,990

Sex Ratio (2009 Census):102

KMP Planning Area: 613 Km2


County: Nakuru

Population (2009 Census): 169,142

Sex Ratio (2009 Census): 101

KMP Planning Area: 951 Km2


County: Kilifi

Population (2009 Census): 118,265

Sex Ratio (2009 Census):100

KMP Planning Area: 677 Km2


County: Kiambu

Population (2009 Census): 136,917

Sex Ratio (2009 Census):100

KMP Planning Area: 113 Km2


County: Machakos

Population (2009 Census): 150,041

Sex Ratio (2009 Census):98

KMP Planning Area: 524 Km


County: Mombasa

Population (2009 Census): 938,131

Sex Ratio (2009 Census): 108

KMP Planning Area: 288 km2


County: Kitui

Population (2009 Census): 109,568

Sex Ratio (2009 Census):96

KMP Planning Area: 580 Km2


County: Embu

Population (2009 Census): 60,673

Sex Ratio (2009 Census): 96

KMP Planning Area: 102 km2

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