|officials of the offices entrusted to the TMA. The TMA will be responsible for spatial planning (land use planning and zoning), development facilitation/contro(site development and building control) and municipal services (water, sanitation, solid waste, roads and streets, street lights, graveyards, fire fighting, traffic engineering, abattoirs, parks and open spaces) in a town of the City District, except those functions which for technical or other reasons are retained with the City District Government. The TMA will be responsible for planning, capital investments and operation and maintenance of municipal services.
The provincial line departments and defunct local councils which will comprise the TMA are as: All defunct ULCs (including DMCs in Karachi ), excluding such functions and associated officers, staff and assets which under the Local Government Ordinance 2001 are not assigned to it. The defunct District Council (with the associated officers, staff and assets), in as far as these relate to functions assigned to TMA under the Ordinance.
Provincial Government Departments decentralised to the TMA:
Local Government and Rural Development Department.
Public Health Engineering Department.
Housing and Town Planning/ Physical Planning Department.
Offices The Local Government Ordinance 2001 describes a broad organisational structure for the TMA. This includes four Town Officers (Planning; Infrastructure and Services; Regulation; and, Finance).