Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority was established in 1985 via Edict No. 10 by Kaduna State Government to extend the services of the former Kaduna Capital Development Board (KCDB) to all Designated Urban Areas within the State. The Edict was repealed and replaced with Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency Law No. 12 of 2015 and subsequently by the Kaduna State Urban and Regional Planning Law No. 31 of 2018.

The Authority is under the supervision of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, however, it was previously under the Ministry of Lands, Survey and Country Planning (MLSCP).

KASUPDA is charged with the responsibility of carrying out Urban Planning and Development Control within the Designated Urban Areas of the State.


Implementing State Policy on Urban Planning
Management of outdoor advertisements in collaboration with LGAs
Control of physical developments in the designated urban areas
Research on Urban and Regional Planning


A strong and friendly regulator that ensures inclusive and liveable cities


To improve the quality and sustainability of the built environment for all, through delivering and managing relevant plans that promote inclusive settlements


Integrity: Exercise integrity through transparency, accountability and adherence to rules and regulations of the Authority.

Teamwork: Fostering cooperation and combining our efforts to deliver results efficiently

Professionalism: KASUPDA is committed to performing its tasks competently and ethically at all times